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Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Review

Rating: 9.0.

Today we’re looking at a brand-new, affordable, lightweight mouse aimed at FPS and MOBA players. It boasts an insane 8,000Hz polling rate, with a price tag of £49.99. The mouse in question is Corsair’s Sabre RGB Pro, and while it may share the same name, it is a complete re-design of the original Sabre that launched several years ago. Is this new mouse any good? Let’s find out.

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Timestamps:

00:00 Start
00:15 Andy’s thoughts
02:13 Sabre RGB Pro details / cable
02:59 Design overview
03:30 Grip – gloss bar/plastics
04:01 DPI indicators / scroll wheel
05:06 Front / underneath / ergonomics
06:03 Design comparisons
06:51 Build Quality / buttons
08:53 Sound test / comparisons
09:36 Sensor and lift off Distance discussion
10:31 8000hH Polling rate – CPU load and real world testing
14:53 iCue Software update
15:59 Closing Thoughts

Specifications:

  • Black matte finish with gloss accents
  • Right-handed ergonomic shape
  • PixArt PAW3392 sensor – optical
  • 100 – 18,000 DPI
  • LED DPI indicators
  • Quickstrike buttons with zero gap for instant actuation
  • 2-Zone RGB
  • 2.1m USB 2.0 Type-A non-removable cable
  • Up to 8,000Hz hyper-polling
  • 100% PTFE feet
  • 129 x 70 x 43mm
  • 74g weight

You can purchase the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro for £49.99 from Overclockers UK HERE.

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Pros:

  • Excellent build quality.
  • Ergonomic shape is incredibly comfortable.
  • Quickstrike buttons work perfectly, almost no pre or post-travel.
  • 8,000Hz polling rate really feels like it gives you an edge.
  • Brilliant price point and a non-RGB version available for £5 less.

Cons:

  • 8,000Hz polling rate is most noticeable with high-refresh rate monitors and high-end gaming PCs.
  • Gloss accents pick up grease and fingerprints.

KitGuru says: We absolutely love the Sabre RGB Pro by Corsair. The price point is excellent coming in at £49.99 for the RGB version or £44.99 for the non-RGB version which is also 5g lighter. For the money, you’re getting an all-round excellent mouse.

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Rating: 9.0.

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