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Roccat Savu Gaming Mouse Review

Rating: 9.0.

Roccat have made name for themselves in the gaming peripheral market over the past few years, going head to head with the likes of SteelSeries, Razer and Logitech.  They now offer a comprehensive range of gaming peripherals which includes various gaming mice, surfaces, keyboards and headsets.

Today we are going to look at Roccat’s latest gaming mouse, the Savu, which offers an adjustable 4000 DPI optical sensor and is the first mouse to offer Roccat’s Achievements Display, which is an application that tracks gaming feats and provides a statistics for analysis.

Roccat have kindly supplied us with one of their Taito gaming surfaces which we will use for testing.  We will also look at this briefly during the review.

Features

  • Adjustable 4000 DPI Pro-Optic (R3) Sensor with true 400, 800, 1600 or 4000 DPI.
  • Easy-Shift[+] Button Duplicator with Easy-Aim and Easy-Wheel Functions.
  • Customisable multi-colour lighting: 16.8 million colours and effects and game profile illumination.
  • No-sweat side grips for extended slip free play.
  • Roccat Driver and Macro Manager for advanced customization and presets for games and apps.
  • Optimum mid-size design with perfectly balanced weight.
  • Ultra-precise 2D wheel with lock-in incremental steps.
  • Ergonomic right-hand design with soft-touch ultra comfort surface.
  • Braided cable offering a robust, stylish connection.
  • Zero angle snapping for true competition gaming.
  • Highest quality components for solid build and long life.

Specifications

  • 4000 DPI Optical Gaming Sensor.
  • Omron switches.
  • 60 inches per second maximum speed.
  • 20G acceleration.
  • 125, 250, 500, 1000 Hz polling rate.
  • Zero angle snapping.
  • 1.8m braided USB cable.
  • Weight: 90g.

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  • Harry

    I bought one of these a while ago and I love it. i never use the software though, I never do with mice.

  • Sven

    That is a really nice design. the scrollwheel issue you mention, is it just stiff or does it click weirdly?

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