Best Mouse For CS GO : Essential Guide

BY ANWELL P.

Anwell P.

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PUBLISHED 2 YEARS AGO

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, or CSGO as most people call it, is a game of pure aiming skill and great mechanics. It is one of the most punishing FPS games when you do not have good aim. The virtual gaming peripheral you need to succeed in CSGO is a good mouse with a good and reliable sensor. Having a good mouse that can track your every move accurately is very important so that you do not miss your shots when they count the most.

Best Mouse For CS GO : Essential Guide

We have compiled a list of mice that we think are the best the gaming mice industry offers. Complete the specs and a short list of pros that use the mouse when competing.

A BUYERS GUIDE: THE BEST GAMING MOUSE FOR CS: GO 2020

Logitech G Pro Wireless – Proven and Tested Wireless Mouse

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Pros who use this mouse:

s1mple (NaVi), EliGE (TL), nitr0 (TL), Lekr0 (NiP), and autimatic (Gen.G)

The Logitech G Pro Wireless is a beloved mouse around the gaming community. It is a mouse used by many pro players from different e-sport titles, which tells you a lot about how good the mouse is. Its wireless mouse makes it easier to move around because you do not have to deal with cable drag. It is also an ultralight mouse, weighing only 80g, allowing you to hit those flick shots easily.

It has the Logitech HERO 16K sensor that can go up to 16,000 DPI and has a report rate of 1000Hz or 1 ms, making it an incredibly accurate and responsive mouse. It has an excellent shape that is perfect for almost any grip and can be used by left- and right-handed players.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 125.0mm;
  • Width: 63.5mm;
  • Height: 40.0mm;
  • Weight: 80g;
  • Cable length (for charging/wired mode): 1.80m / 5.9ft;

BenQ Zowie FK1, FK1+, and FK2 – A Great Budget Option

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Pros who use this mouse:

Xyp9x (Astralis), dupreeh (Astralis), shox (Vitality), and arT (Furia)

BenQ’s FK series is a group of very well-performing and cheap gaming mice. All three mice have almost identical specs aside from their size. They are all ambidextrous mice, making them great for left- and right-handed players.

They also use the same PWM sensor that goes up to 3200 DPI and has up to a 1000Hz or 1ms report rate making it an accurate and fast mouse.

All are relatively lightweight, 91g being the heaviest and 81g being the lightest, allowing players to do their flicks all day long. They are also very comfortable for any grip type, though it may depend on the size of your hands.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 128mm (FK1+ and Fk1), 124mm (FK2);
  • Width: 62mm (FK1+), 60mm (FK1), 58mm(FK2);
  • Height: 37mm (FK1+ and FK1), 36mm (FK2);
  • Weight: 91g (FK1+), 86g (FK1), 81g(FK2);
  • Cable Length: 2m / 6.6ft (FK1+, FK1, and FK2);

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Razer Deathadder Elite – A Great Ergonomic Mouse with RGB Accents

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Pros who use this mouse:

Frozen (Mouz), Hunden (ML), Hampus (GL), and wayLander (pro100)

The Razer Deathadder Elite is another great mouse with good sensors that do not break the bank. It has an advanced optical sensor that supports up to 16,000 DPI and a report rate of 1 ms.

The Deathadder Elite has a great ergonomic design for right handed players making it comfortable to grip and hold. It is a bit heavy at 105g, making it perfect for people who prefer heavier mice. It also has some RGB to give it a better look.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 127mm;
  • Width: 70mm;
  • Height: 44mm;
  • Weight: 105g;
  • Cable Length: 2.1m / 7ft;

BenQ Zowie EC1-B and EC2-B – The Middle Weight Mouse

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Pros who use this mouse:

electronic (NaVi), Liazz (100T), misutaaa (Vitality), and nawwk (NiP)

The Zowie EC1-B and EC2-B lineup are great mice for people who do not want the lightest mouse available but are also not fond of heavy mice over 100g. It is an ergonomic right-handed mouse that weighs only 90g for the EC2-B and 94g for the EC1-B.

Both have the PMW 3360 sensor that can go up to 3200 DPI and has a report rate of 1ms, making it an excellent mouse for competitive gaming. It is suitable for different grips, and you can choose from the two different sizes that best fit your hands.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 128mm (EC1-B) and 120mm (EC2-B);
  • Width: 64mm (EC1-B) and 61mm (EC2-B);
  • Height: 43mm (EC1-B) and 40mm (EC2-B);
  • Weight: 94g (EC1-B) and 90g (EC2-B);
  • Cable Length: 2m / 6.6ft;

Razer Viper Ultimate – The Best Premium Wireless Mouse

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Pros who use this mouse:

Stanislaw (EG), Ethan (EG), NBK (EG), TACO (MIBR), and Gruby (AGO)

The Razer Viper Ultimate is the newest wireless mouse from Razer. It is quickly gaining attention from the gaming community, claiming that it is currently the best gaming mouse available.

These claims did not come from anywhere; the mouse has the Razer Focus+ sensor that can go up to 20,000 DPI and 1000Hz response rate, even in wireless mode, making it a perfect wireless gaming mouse.

It’s also a very light wireless gaming mouse at only 74g. It also looks and feels premium, especially if you get the charging dock for the Razer Viper Ultimate. If money is no problem, then the Razer Viper Ultimate is probably the best mouse to play CSGO with.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 126.8mm;
  • Width: 57.6mm;
  • Height: 37.8mm;
  • Weight: 74g;
  • Cable Length (for charging/wired mode): 1.8m / 6ft;

BenQ Zowie ZA11 ZA12, and ZA13 – Ambidextrous Mouse for All Grips

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Pros who use this mouse:

es3tag (Astralis), Buster (Virtus.pro), chopper (Spirit), and Forester (HL)

The Zowie ZA series is another excellent collection of mice perfect for left- and right-handed users, with any grip type and size of hands. The ZA comes in Small, Medium, and Large sizes to accommodate almost any gamer.

They use the PMW 3310 sensor with a 100-Hz report rate and support up to 3200 DPI, which should be enough for most users. They have a tremendous ambidextrous design similar to the Logitech G Pro Wireless shape. You can find a comfortable hand position no matter what grip you use.

Physical Specifications:

  • Length: 128mm(ZA11), 124mm(ZA12), and 120mm(ZA13);
  • Width: 60mm(ZA11), 58mm(ZA12), and 56mm(ZA13);
  • Height: 40mm(ZA1), 39mm(ZA12), and 38mm(ZA13);
  • Weight: 87g(ZA11), 83g(ZA12), and 80g(ZA13);
  • Cable Length: 2m / 6.6ft (ZA11,ZA12,ZA13);

How to Choose the Perfect CS: GO Mouse for You?

The main thing you need to consider when choosing a gaming mouse for CS: GO is your grip type and if you can comfortably move the mouse around.

Most sensors found in gaming mice are usually good enough to perform at a competitive level, but every mouse will differ in shape and size.

It would help if you found a mouse that can properly grip without problems, move without straining, and use comfortably. Comfort is key when choosing your gaming mouse.

How We Chose Our Top Picks

We first gathered a list of all CS: GO pros and what gaming mice they use to compete.

We then checked each mouse’s specs and looked at how popular each one was around the CS: GO pro community to narrow our choices down to 12.

Fun Fact: BenQ Zowie mice were the most used gaming brand by CS: GO pros by far; Logitech then came in 2nd. We then eliminated a mouse one by one until we came up with six gaming mice that we thought were the best for playing CS: GO.

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