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The best computer mice for any laptop or desktop PC

The best computer mice offer superior comfort, performance, and precision. Looking for one? Here are our favorites!
November 28, 2021
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Finding the best computer mice for your needs can make a huge difference in comfort, performance, and precision. There’s a mountain of options, so we know how frustrating finding the right model can be. In this post, we have gathered a list of some of the best computer mice to keep you productive.

In an effort to cater to all types of users, we are including mice from varied categories. Some are wired, while others are wireless. Likewise, a few options focus on comfort over performance, or vice versa. Let’s get started!

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The best computer mice:

Editor’s note: We will update this list of the best computer mice as new products are launched and current ones retired.

1. Logitech MX Master 3

Logitech MX Master 3
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Logitech’s MX Master series has been praised by reviewers, industry professionals, and users alike. The latest in the lineup is the Logitech MX Master 3, and it’s no disappointment. Made for long working hours, the body is large and comfortable. It has a plethora of helpful controls, customizable buttons, a scroll wheel with different modes, and a second horizontal scroll wheel that you can access with the thumb.

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While the MX Master 3 is made to be used as a full desktop mouse, it has the soul of a mobile mouse and packs all wireless features you may need. These include an integrated battery that can last 70 days, a multi-device/OS connection via Bluetooth or USB receiver, and cross-computer control. It has a 4,000 DPI sensor too, so it’s very precise.

Check out our full review of the MX Master 3

2. Logitech MX Anywhere 3

Logitech MX Anywhere 3 in a bag pocket
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Those who need more mobility will love the Logitech MX Anywhere 3, the new update to the Anywhere 2S. You sacrifice some comfort and have fewer buttons to work with, but this little guy still packs a very convenient feature set. The 4,000 DPI sensor is precise. It comes with an integrated battery that should last 70 days.

The device can use both USB receivers and Bluetooth. Furthermore, the MX Anywhere 3 can also connect to multiple devices and operating systems at a time. The Logitech MX Anywhere 3 is one of the best computer mice of its kind.

3. Logitech MX Vertical

Logitech MX Vertical

Traditional mice are great for most tasks, but they can cause serious wrist pain and sometimes long-term damage. The Logitech MX Vertical mouse may look odd, but it’s designed to keep your hand comfortably in a natural position. Four customizable buttons help you retain plenty of functionality while you control the mouse with a handshake position.

Apart from the solid ergonomics, the MX Vertical also offers several distinct features. The mouse offers precision thanks to its 4,000 DPI sensor and wireless connectivity. Not to mention Logitech’s unique features, such as multi-computer control, an integrated battery, and multiple forms of connectivity.

4. Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed

Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed computer mice

The Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed is easily one of the best computer mice and comes with a very reasonable price tag. Don’t let the lower price fool you; this mouse comes with a 16,000 DPI sensor, six programmable buttons, and up to 450 hours of battery life. It can use either the included dongle or Bluetooth. The only downside is it uses traditional batteries instead of rechargeable ones. Oh, and it also has no RGB lighting, which we know many gamers among you will be disappointed about.

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5. Logitech G903

Logitech G903 mouse

The Logitech G903 is one of the best computer mice for gaming aficionados. It has an astounding 16,000 DPI sensitivity, a 1ms report rate, 11 programmable buttons, and its battery can last up to 180 hours. Logitech’s G903 is also rechargeable and compatible with Logitech’s Powerplay wireless charging pad.

If you opt for Logitech’s powerful RGB lighting, you’ll only get 140 hours of battery life. You can game with your mouse plugged in for an unlimited battery, though — the G903 comes with a durable braided cable.

6. Apple Magic Mouse

Apple Magic Mouse 2

Formerly named the Magic Mouse 2, Apple’s Magic Mouse is designed elegantly and offers an integrated multi-touch surface that allows for the use of gestures. It is sleek and light at only 0.22 pounds. Its integrated battery and Bluetooth support make it a complete wireless solution.

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The only problem with the Magic Mouse 2 is that it isn’t a good mouse if you use anything other than a Mac PC. Those running other operating systems will need to do some tinkering before getting the Magic Mouse 2 to work properly. If you run macOS, though, this is easily one of the best computer mice you can have, even if it’s a bit expensive.

7. SteelSeries Rival 710

If you want a comfortable and ergonomic mouse that can help you stay in the game, the SteelSeries Rival 710 is one to try. A TrueMove 3 optical sensor lends a maximum CPI of 12,000 with 350 IPS for 1:1 tracking. The Rival 710 is locked and loaded for 60 million clicks, and two RGB color zones allow for plenty of color coordination.

Modular design allows you to swap the sensor, cable, and cover plate, but a small OLED display really sets the Rival 710 apart. You can adjust your sensitivity on the fly, receive Discord notifications, and even check in-game statistics.

8. Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse

Micrososft Surface Precision Mouse on white background

The Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse is a no-fuss mouse that focuses on simplicity, productivity, a great feature set, and great quality for the price. It has both Bluetooth and wireless dongle connectivity, as well as wired support. A rechargeable battery ensures you never have to worry about batteries. It comes with three programmable buttons and can even connect to three different computers simultaneously (and seamlessly work across them).

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9. Razer Pro Click

Razer Pro Click with MX Master 3
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Gaming mice guarantee performance but tend to come with crazy looks that won’t look good on professional or conventional desks. Razer knows there’s a market in the professional/creative world and has created a mouse that will look elegant while offering all the performance you see in gaming mice.

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The Razer Pro Click is definitely among the best computer mice. It features a very ergonomic design and great build quality. It also supports multi-host connectivity, eight programmable buttons, a 400-hour battery life, and a 16,000 DPI sensor.

10. Redragon M908 Impact

Redragon M908 Impact

Redragon is a lesser-known brand, but they offer great peripherals for super low prices. The Redragon M908 Impact is no exception, as it provides some awesome features you usually find only in high-end mice. It comes with 18 programmable buttons, a 12,400 DPI sensor, and even weight support. Not to mention the design is very ergonomic and it features RGB lighting.