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HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB review: great performance for a reasonable price

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What makes you choose one mouse over another? Functions, ergonomics, performance, or appearance? The HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB (Check on bets on all the above.

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Design and features

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Design and features

The Pulsefire Surge RGB measures 120.24×40.70×62.85mm for a weight of 130 grams including the 1.8 meters braided cable.

The weight of the Pulsefire Surge is very contained and perfect for those users who like using a not too heavy mouse. The Pulsefire Surge fits under our hand like a glove, its design is completely homogeneous and facilitates any type of grip. It is made of matte black plastic that is really pleasant to the touch.

It has a total of 6 fully programmable buttons via the NGenuity software: two main buttons equipped with OMRON mechanical switches (50 million keystrokes), two thumb buttons, a clickable scroll wheel and a DPI button (800/1600/3200 DPI default levels).

The Pulsefire Surge’s speed can reach 450 IPS (inches per second), a 50G acceleration and a 1000Hz polling rate. One of its strengths is its Pixart PMW3389 sensor with a maximum sensitivity of 16,000 DPI that is extremely accurate and precise under all circumstances.

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Lighting

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Lighting

Here the Pulsefire Surge RGB has exceeded our expectations. The RGB strip covers the entire contour of the mouse and is configurable via the NGenuity app. You can choose between a palette of 16 million colors, 4 brightness levels, and 5 different fully customizable effects!

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Performance

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB – Performance

The agility of the Pulsefire Surge RGB combined with the accuracy of its sensor makes it suitable for even the fastest games and grant it good versatility.

HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB –Verdict

The Pulsefire Surge RGB (Check on is a high-end mouse with a mid-range price. The quality materials, solid ergonomics, OMRON high-end mechanical switches, complete RGB lighting, and intuitive NGenuity software make it the perfect gaming mouse for eSports.

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