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ROCCAT Pyra Wireless USB Gaming Mouse (& Sota Surface) Review

Rating: 8.0.

These days it seems every manufacturer is trying to get into the gaming peripheral market including the likes of Thermaltake and Corsair.  But there are some brands, like ROCCAT and SteelSeries that have much more experience in the sector and have been producing gaming peripherals for a number of years now.

Today we are going to look at ROCCAT's latest gaming mouse, the Pyra, which can either be used via USB or wireless.  It's sized and specced for gamers on the move so we look forward to how it performs.  ROCCAT have also sent us a Sota gaming surface to test with the Pyra.


  • WIRELESS USB GAMING MOUSE with 1000Hz polling rate and 1ms response time
  • EASYSHIFT[+] BUTTON DUPLICATOR button duplication for 6 additional functions
  • MOTION BLUE-OPTIC SENSOR 400dpi to 1600dpi for optimum precision
  • ON-THE-FLY CHARGING VIA THE USB CABLE nano receiver stowable in the mouse
  • REST AND DEEP-SLEEP MODES for a longer battery life
  • WIDE, NON-SLIP MOUSEWHEEL excellent grip and distinctive notch positions
  • FOR NOTEBOOK GAMERS for any sized hand, whether left or right
  • ROCCAT GRIPTECH featuring stabilizing, non-slip side grips
  • MACRO MANAGER create complex command sequences

Technical specifications

  • 5 mouse buttons + mousewheel
  • EasyShift[+]: up to 12 functions at any one time
  • 1600dpi optical gaming sensor
  • 130ips maximum speed
  • 1000Hz polling rate
  • 30Gs of acceleration

Further Information

Mouse dimensions: 9.5cm x 6cm (LxW)
Mouse weight: Approx. 90g (excluding cable and batteries)
System Requirements: Windows XP/Windows Vista®/Windows 7 USB 1.1 Port CD-ROM drive
Package Contents: ROCCAT Pyra – Mobile Wireless Gaming Mouse

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