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Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse Review
Review By @ 04:02pm 17/12/21

Product: Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless
Type: Gaming Mouse (Wireless)
Price: $169.00
Availability: Out Now
Link: corsair.com/Gaming-Mice/Wireless-Gaming-Mice/SABRE-RGB-PRO-WIRELESS

There’s a large number of different gaming mice out there, covering various brands, models, and styles. One mouse might be designed purely for competitive FPS gaming, another might be looking towards the MOBA scene, whilst one might be designed for more casual play.

When it comes to a particular gaming mouse’s “style” it’s the look, size, shape, and feel that will clue you in to where it fits. For the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless, the classic right-hand grip, lightweight build, sturdy construction, and matte finish all come together to present a no fuss performance-minded gaming mouse. Something perfect for competitive-style gaming and FPS action.

This ambition is bolstered by an impressive sensor that can support 26,000 DPI precision. Which is a little overkill, but when you’re dubbing your gaming mouse part of a ‘Championship Series’ of peripherals – it’s best to go all out. The fact that it does all of this in a wireless package, one that supports both high-speed 2.4g wifi and Bluetooth, means it’s hard not to be impressed with Corsair’s offering.

Grip It




As per the intro the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless features a right-hand grip design, and for those that associate grips with classic gaming mice the most notable comparison would be the Razer DeathAdder in terms of shape. It’s a classic feel to be sure, larger than most, but comfortable and easy to glide around with on a mousepad.


For the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless, the classic right-hand grip, lightweight build, sturdy construction, and matte finish all come together to present a no fuss performance-minded gaming mouse.



Weighing in at 79 grams the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless is also super light, and the matte finish adds enough grip as to not feel loose or slippery when clicking away. Plus, it keeps palm and finger sweat off of your kit. Yeah, apparently fingers sweat – who knew.

The only real downside is the lack of textured grips or even rubberised grips on the side, though the absence might come down to the esports focus. Created with a mind towards (and tested with) competitive esports athletes, you can see why Corsair has opted for a minimal no fuss design here. One that eschews extra bits of comfort like, say, rubberised accents. Minimal, with clean lines and what you’d call a tasteful amount of RGB, the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless has a great overall feel. Especially when you fire up a game that relies on precise movement.

Point-and-Click




You can get a sense of the excellent build quality the moment you pick up or put your palm on the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro, and this extends to what’s going on under the hood too. Here you’ll find long-lasting Omron switches alongside the impressive sensor and equally impressive polling rate. All in all it adds up to flawless performance no matter if you’re playing Apex Legends, Halo Infinite, or even Age of Empires III. For FPS precision, lining up shots, or quickly flicking across the screen, the Corsair Sabre won’t disappoint. It lives up to its namesake, a swift and steady blade intended for battle.
Specs
  • Sensor: MARKSMAN 26K
  • Sensitivity: 26,000 DPI
  • Switches: OMRON
  • Polling Rate: Up to 2,000 Hz
  • Buttons: 7
  • Battery Life: 60 hours (wireless) 90 hours (Bluetooth)
  • Weight: 79g

Going wireless does mean that the Sabre errs on the more expensive side of the gaming mouse spectrum, but the fact that it nails its competitive ambition whilst going wire-free does explain the somewhat high price-tag. The good news is that if you’re looking for a less expensive version, it exists in the wired model. Going back to the no fuss design, another downside would be the lack of DPI switches on top. Those one or two little buttons that let you easily switch between different programmed or in-built profiles. There is a dedicated profile switcher, but it’s located underneath.


You can get a sense of the excellent build quality the moment you pick up or put your palm on the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro, and this extends to what’s going on under the hood.



The Sabre does allow for profile storage and profile management through Corsair’s great iCUE Software, so if you’re of the type to program a mouse specific for certain styles of games, or simple desktop tasks, you’re covered. Throw in the long-lasting battery life, and play-and-charge functionality and the Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless becomes a great choice for competitive gaming. All gaming really.
What we liked
Comfortable right-hand grip
Impressive sensor and wireless performance
Great for competitive titles
Bluetooth and 2.4G
Long-lasting battery
What we didn't like
No fuss design
No textured or rubberised side-grips
Profile switch located underneath
More than a bit pricier than the wired version
We gave it:
8.5
OUT OF 10
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