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Corsair Katar Pro XT Mouse Review + MM700 RGB!

Today we are taking a look at the Katar Pro XT mouse by Corsair, as well as the MM700 RGB extended cloth gaming mouse pad. If you're in the market for a very affordable, no-frills wired mouse then the Katar Pro XT might be for you. Coming in at £34.99, we compare it to some key competitors like the Logitech G203… but how will it hold up? 

Corsair Katar Pro XT Mouse

Specifications:

  • Weight 73g,
  • For fast-paced FPS or MOBA gameplay.​
  • Great for claw and fingertip grip styles.​
  • 18,000 DPI
  • 1000Hz polling rate and 1ms response
  • Optical Sensor: PixArt PMW 3391 optical sensor
  • Dra Paracord Cable
  • Durable Omron Switches:  50 million click Lifespan.​
  • Six Programmable Buttons
  • Switch DPI on-the-fly
  • Dynamic RGB Backlighting

Pros

  • Price.
  • Build quality.
  • Great for claw and fingertip grips.
  • Good for high friction.
  • Low increment DPI adjustments.

Cons

  • Arguably a bit boring looks-wise.
  • Can attract grease.
  • Not so great for palm grip.
  • High friction grip won't be for everyone.
  • Not a lot of space on the back-end of the mouse.

You can purchase the Katar Pro XT from Overclockers UK for £34.99 HERE!

Rating: 8.

Corsair MM700 RGB

Specifications:

  • Dynamic 360° Three-Zone RGB Lighting
  • Compatible with CORSAIR iCUE software.​
  • Size: 930mm x 400mm (36.6” x 15.8”)
  • Two Port USB Hub
  • Button to control lighting options without the need for software
  • Corsair iCUE software support
  • 4mm-Thick Rubber Construction
  • Twelve Onboard RGB Lighting Profiles
  • Woven Textile Surface
  • USB-C Connection: Easily connects to PC or power source via a detachable, reversible USB-C cable.

Pros

  • Really nice feel and great quality.
  • On-board button to change colours and software support.
  • Two extra USB ports.
  • Competitive price.

Cons

  • Not IP rated.

You can purchase the MM700 Mouse Mat for £59.99 from Box HERE! 

Rating: 8.5.

KitGuru says: The Katar Pro XT may not be a flagship model but for £34.99 you are getting a great performing mouse on a budget. If you like low friction grips or palm grip this really isn’t the mouse for you, but at such a good price it's hard to be too critical.

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