Are Wireless Gaming Mice ACTUALLY Faster??

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  • tyler seymour
    tyler seymour Hour ago

    Ive got the dark core. Easily the best mouse ive ever bought. Before it i would get the cheap "gaming" ones on Amazon.

  • nickh0mie
    nickh0mie Day ago

    G pro?

  • Darth Maul
    Darth Maul Day ago

    Corsair makes some good equipment i like razr though but the logitech pro mouse is by far the best minimalist mouse that you can use in competitions

  • Justin Fleagle
    Justin Fleagle Day ago

    This is legit. Love it.

  • ismael khatouti
    ismael khatouti Day ago

    But i think its not fully correct because im scared of how light the mouse is without the weight of a “hand” that the sensor isnt more reactive with the mousepad.

  • Clasped
    Clasped Day ago +1

    Linus Tech Tips:Speaking Of Hot.....
    Me:Ah Shit,Here We Go Again.

  • Stanley Kinzinger
    Stanley Kinzinger 3 days ago

    I would have assumed they were slower tbh

  • Joseph Lantis
    Joseph Lantis 4 days ago

    I like using a wired mmouse. Yes, the wire is annoying at times, but I like having that bit of extra weight on it.

  • feijoaboa
    feijoaboa 5 days ago

    But did you do the test with a 300Hz display? 16ms is just one frame at 60fps, so your resolution is limited.

  • ZoommaiR
    ZoommaiR 5 days ago

    Awesome! Now do the same test on some cheap Chinese gaming mouses. I have one and I love it, but I'd be interested to see how bad it really is lol

  • Icee Industry
    Icee Industry 6 days ago

    Can you do a update on the latest fast gaming mouse

  • Jed Jade
    Jed Jade 6 days ago

    I personally feel like you'd have to do a lot more testing. This is kind of like asking if someone can tell the difference between wired and wireless gaming over wifi/ethernet, with prosumer grade access points. In general, no, if you run a few tests, like.. 5 data points? Probably not, but randomly you're going to get spikes, randomly you'll lag, it won't always be consistent, and things outside of your control can interfere with your connection.

    I wonder how these mice do as their batteries get low, or over longer periods of time, or with older age, etc.

    I personally think wireless mouse have been good enough for gaming for a long time, but I don't know if anyone should ever introduce that much room for error into the competitive side of gaming unless you really don't care. There are already so many factors at play, I don't see a reason to invite more for no actual benefits.

  • Ayraaft Cars
    Ayraaft Cars 7 days ago

    I have one question. Is the lower Ms better or higher?

    • Ayraaft Cars
      Ayraaft Cars 5 days ago

      @toxicinferno1 thanks for the reply I really appreciate that 😄

    • toxicinferno1
      toxicinferno1 5 days ago +1

      Lower ms is better. It's the amount of time between moving your mouse and seeing the movement on screen. Millisecond delay. Very important in fast paced games where every advantage counts. 1ms is considered the gold standard for both gaming mice and gaming monitors.

  • Da Xu
    Da Xu 8 days ago

    This is a great link to by a cheap and good quality game mouse, just go to the link @t

  • Mystninja
    Mystninja 8 days ago

    Gavino "finger in the bum" Free

  • Carlos Paulo
    Carlos Paulo 8 days ago

    Watch this video on 0.25 video speed, for ultra super slow motion :P

  • Tw1ztedM1nd
    Tw1ztedM1nd 9 days ago

    4:57 looks like some jojo shit

  • TheGreatGamer SVS
    TheGreatGamer SVS 9 days ago

    His nose moving left and right in slow mo

  • alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6
    alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6 9 days ago

    linus thats not how it works
    saying you wouldnt be able to feel it because your monitor doesnt have the refresh rate is the same as retarded people saying "you cant see higher or tell the difference between 60hz and 120hz"
    you clearly dont understand that 500hz consistancy was WAY off and THAT matters. When your internet ping flucuates a lot, its worse than having a stable higher ping.
    example
    if you have a 20-30 ping, with it jumping all around in that area, it is much worse than having a 40-41 ping. When you are good enough to feel "off", it very much matters.

  • Batchy
    Batchy 11 days ago

    Wouldn't you be better off doing this on the desktop? instead of in a game? Less variables is always better.

  • Viv1d
    Viv1d 11 days ago +4

    The way Linus transitions into adds every video makes me feel physical pain

  • Dustin Menard
    Dustin Menard 12 days ago

    I literally learn something every. single. day.
    Thanks LTT

  • Minoo
    Minoo 12 days ago

    I don't think the 500hz is only about miliseconds different feeling, when I play csgo I definitely feel a difference between 500hz on my mouse compared to 1000hz

  • Chris Brosz
    Chris Brosz 12 days ago

    would have been nice to have seen the normal MX wireless mouse with bluetooth, as well as a similar "normal" wired mouse

  • Steve Knight
    Steve Knight 13 days ago

    You should have threw an old roller ball mouse in there for fun.

  • Daypalm
    Daypalm 14 days ago

    had a g703 mouse for 5 months, started getting double click issues. got a refund and literally 10 hours of use the new mouse gets the double click issue. never buying these logitech mice again

  • Ruben Nell
    Ruben Nell 14 days ago

    Video actually sponsered by logitech

  • Тимофей Нгуен

    I wonder, is it gaming keyboard has a same situation?

  • ChickenMan
    ChickenMan 16 days ago +1

    What acer monitor is that

  • Isolated2077
    Isolated2077 18 days ago

    my next aim in life is to buy logitec g703

  • Mandeep Singh
    Mandeep Singh 18 days ago +1

    I've broken 2 Mouses now
    Guys don't buy cheap 1-2 dollar office mouse
    The "erratic" movement of the sensor is much much more significant while playing a actual competitive game

  • mortaché de muerte
    mortaché de muerte 18 days ago

    Im surprised that the 16.6ms time is so accurately close to the frame time of 60fps

  • man0z
    man0z 19 days ago

    I would have really liked to see a cheapo amazon mouse compared too

  • Visenya
    Visenya 19 days ago

    Thank you! I have Logitech g900, and people just say that wired is so slow!, I just keep saying that I just suck :3

  • Xiellion
    Xiellion 19 days ago

    Even if it's the same speed I don't use one because bluetooth can always have those moments of lag and general connection problems in the most unopportune moments, not to mention having to replace batteries or remember to charge it

  • The Gaming Animator
    The Gaming Animator 20 days ago

    Your very choppy, did you record this in 24fps?

  • SilverGaming
    SilverGaming 21 day ago

    I’ve always been told that wired things are faster

  • The Indoor Outdoorsman

    So... You just decided to not put the dongle directly into the computer, under the desk and then test again?
    Maybe try that before saying people are lying when they say they can tell the difference, because that's how most people will have it...

  • HomeOnASaturdayNight

    wouldn't you need a monitor and computer that can run at 1000 frames a second? otherwise you're getting multiple frames on the high-speed camera for every frame on the monitor. right?

  • Tekniikan Ihmelapsi
    Tekniikan Ihmelapsi 21 day ago

    mice wtf

  • LazerCherg
    LazerCherg 22 days ago

    i use a logitech office mouse, so this was a bit disheartening.

  • Pyn
    Pyn 22 days ago

    Yo is this dude gay, been watching for 2 years and still don’t got an answer..

  • Kyrie Arvin
    Kyrie Arvin 22 days ago

    At least introduce some kind of interference in the test. Since an average user will not always have a perfect setup for a wireless mouse. At least put a block infront of sensor or what.

  • ExterminatorDJ
    ExterminatorDJ 22 days ago

    where's my g pro wireles?????

  • SlusheeeMonster
    SlusheeeMonster 23 days ago

    I think the keyboard made the last mouse worse.

  • Saoban Reza
    Saoban Reza 23 days ago +6

    This is officially the best channel to find science fair project ideas

  • João Costa
    João Costa 24 days ago

    Hey guys, are there any left handed mice still out there that you know of? Thanks!

  • Abayneh Millar
    Abayneh Millar 25 days ago

    I enjoy the segways

  • M M
    M M 25 days ago

    I think you should have done the test on the desktop and looked for cursor movement. Conducting the test through the game adds a layer to the uncertainty of your measurements. Tbh, if I wanted to compare the speed at which these mice are transmitting data I would just probe the USB data pins using an oscilloscope.

  • kjotuber
    kjotuber 25 days ago

    g703 soldout.

  • oscarbergner
    oscarbergner 26 days ago

    How come you dont test the best brand of gaming mouse, Razer?

  • Nether Warrior
    Nether Warrior 26 days ago

    I just upgraded my g502 hero to a G Pro Wireless and Id say the gpro is way better since it is lighter and doesnt have a cable, I dont know if its confidence or something but I felt my aim in csgo improve over 1 month after practicing more with it, got from LEM to Global Elite finally.

  • Shaq Sims
    Shaq Sims 26 days ago

    It’s mouses when your talking about well those kind they aren’t Called mice when your talking about that kind

  • Naj louie
    Naj louie 26 days ago

    can i have 1 of the test mouse? even it’s a little broken it’s okay because i can’t afford one 😞

  • Elijah Richardson
    Elijah Richardson 27 days ago

    But there is still a wire

  • Simon K
    Simon K 27 days ago

    Sorry but isn't it because you waited for the battery saving on the wireless mouse to kick in? While your playing with a wireless mouse it's always on

  • Matt Fleming
    Matt Fleming 27 days ago

    We should do tests with gamers and switch them on computers. Like have them use their normal setup, then switch their graphics cards, mice, monitors, ect. That would be cool. Also dont tell then what is switched, when, or even if anything has been changed. Then poll them. I want to try this, just have no resources.

  • Matt Fleming
    Matt Fleming 27 days ago

    Should have thrown one of those "gaming" ones from wish that I paid like $8 for.... lol cause I'm broke as fuck. I just imagine when I get a good mouse ima be a beast... let me dream guys. Haha.

  • Yu Yang Lim
    Yu Yang Lim 27 days ago

    The only problem I have with wireless mice is that you gonna have to replace the battery every once in a while

  • Mason Watts
    Mason Watts 28 days ago

    Im not very good with gaming and stuff but would the mouse🖱 have less of a latency with hyper glides be faster