Are Wireless Gaming Mice ACTUALLY Faster??

  • Published: 04 July 2019
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Comments • 4 565

  • Edwin Alvarenga
    Edwin Alvarenga  13 hours back

    It looks like the hammer is lifting the mice in the air for just a little bit before thye start sliding smoothly onthe surface.

    • Tyler Rosal
      Tyler Rosal  23 hours back

      I hate wireless mice and keyboards. But I’m also not a gamer lol I do audio and video production as well as photo editing. Maybe I should try a game out sometime

      • Exyber
        Exyber  24 hours back

        Do that test with bloody and steel series mouses

        • Dymnet
          Dymnet  1 days back

          My shitty wireless mouse is so slow

          • Kiritani
            Kiritani  2 days back

            This video was great. I thought wireless is always worse as with wire. Thank you.

            • Faruk Dudic
              Faruk Dudic  2 days back

              whats that orange mouse in the thumbnail

              • olinpik
                olinpik  2 days back

                1:54 OK Linus who in ur studio walks on walls like seriosly what the dam man? (Right side of screen near his head)

                • uddhav cota
                  uddhav cota  2 days back

                  Smooth transition to sponsor 😏

                  • shaiba tossu
                    shaiba tossu  2 days back

                    You just destroyed one more product from market, great job! R.I.P MX Nowhere 2

                    • Davelol
                      Davelol  3 days back

                      i own Logitech pro wireless mouse and i play wired because wireless sucks on cs-go. its a great mouse

                      • caTz animations
                        caTz animations  4 days back

                        To be honest with you, I wanna get a wireless mouse because the grand cable management, especially since my keyboard has a usb port, meaning i have more room to do whatever on my desk.

                        • Tyler
                          Tyler  4 days back

                          Wireless Controller is better than a wireless mouse as one you use for gaming and the other is a rodent

                          • Diz Dude
                            Diz Dude  4 days back

                            Did you hear Lord Pokelawls words?

                            • Ran Burdo
                              Ran Burdo  4 days back

                              This is my favorite video of your channel. GJ, keep the great content!

                              • Abrams
                                Abrams  4 days back

                                You still need a wired mouse if you don't want to risk an external interference, unless you have the bluetooth dongle right in front of your mouse. I mean, even in the video they placed it near the mouse in order to avoid any "unfair" interference.

                                • Max Amell Angst
                                  Max Amell Angst  4 days back

                                  This was a genius video

                                  • HardCoreJumpen Gaming
                                    HardCoreJumpen Gaming  5 days back

                                    I ran an old logitech mouse, shits from 2006. Got a cheap mouse this year for 20 bucks, the difference was huge! I should get a fancier mouse, test it out. I have a 240hz screen btw, so I did notice it.

                                    • odizzido
                                      odizzido  5 days back

                                      It's a shame you guys didn't do the classic and ever popular wired 10 dollar microsoft mouse. Still, I really liked this video as it showed me something new.

                                      • Norman Blake
                                        Norman Blake  5 days back

                                        "In 2019 this top 10 review site really helped me pick the best gamingmice ** hope it helps you too!"

                                        • Sir_LynX
                                          Sir_LynX  6 days back

                                          I love your content, you really make an effort to get as accurate results as possible and i really enjoy watching

                                          • Gravity Gravy
                                            Gravity Gravy  6 days back

                                            pro plays on my pc....

                                            • Eliot Newton-Bell
                                              Eliot Newton-Bell  1 weeks back

                                              The human eye can only see 20 DPI

                                              • Titanium Gamer
                                                Titanium Gamer  1 weeks back

                                                what about razer

                                                • larposan
                                                  larposan  1 weeks back

                                                  I wonder how much more the latency would be on the gaming mice if using BT. Supposedly the bt reporting rate is around 7.5-11ms, so around the same ball park as the mx anywhere2?

                                                  • József Merétei
                                                    József Merétei  1 weeks back

                                                    PLEASE test some razer mice too.

                                                    • Killerkings1111 DG
                                                      Killerkings1111 DG  1 weeks back

                                                      theres a few dead pixels in that video footage eh!

                                                      • Oska Carbis
                                                        Oska Carbis  1 weeks back

                                                        I know you said within the Martian of error but I thought I'd point out that with the Corsair that the hammer hit the foil that wasnt in contact with the mouse first with I think could add about a millisecond look at the Corsair test closesly

                                                        • Jesse Fisher
                                                          Jesse Fisher  1 weeks back

                                                          Geeze I wonder what my mouse from the dollar store would score

                                                          • Vee Clash
                                                            Vee Clash  1 weeks back

                                                            I loved the school science project feel of this video. Brought back memories. And the data is very interesting. Looks like the best wireless mice can now actually match wired mice in responsiveness!

                                                            • Israel Zavala
                                                              Israel Zavala  1 weeks back

                                                              iT dEpEnDs!?!?

                                                              • HyperSim\Other games
                                                                HyperSim\Other games  1 weeks back

                                                                Why doesn't brands like glorious and Logitech and corsair, razer just make the whole bottom of the mouse with g skates

                                                              • Xzayleon
                                                                Xzayleon  2 weeks back

                                                                Stop using Csgo for exampls

                                                                • straffblad
                                                                  straffblad  2 weeks back

                                                                  ps2 is fastar! =D

                                                                  • FlawlessCss
                                                                    FlawlessCss  2 weeks back

                                                                    This video in particular has choppy playback quality for me on my s9+.
                                                                    I also noticed it's the only video I can select 1440p on, so I downgraded to 1080p and it was still choppy. Anyone else?

                                                                    • Sam Goddard
                                                                      Sam Goddard  2 weeks back

                                                                      Was the hammer release point the same on all tests. 🤔 Just wondering if that had any effect

                                                                      • googlewolly
                                                                        googlewolly  2 weeks back

                                                                        If anything, they're worse than wired.

                                                                        • Chungusblade
                                                                          Chungusblade  2 weeks back

                                                                          Me: watches video

                                                                          Also me: I’m too broke to buy a pc why am I even watching this

                                                                        • Akashdeep Singh
                                                                          Akashdeep Singh  2 weeks back

                                                                          I just came here to say "NO" , ain't watching the video , i just knoe

                                                                          • shovelspan
                                                                            shovelspan  2 weeks back

                                                                            Should have used the g903 smh my head

                                                                            • Jacob Knight
                                                                              Jacob Knight  3 weeks back

                                                                              Take ur earrings out🤮

                                                                              • Maczownik
                                                                                Maczownik  3 weeks back

                                                                                Cool but it doesn't matter, best human reaction time by pressing or pulling mouse is 142 ms, so even when you have mouse 1ms u not using that because your brain and body block you.

                                                                                • Parka0M's Cubing Thingymabobs

                                                                                  Like how Linus has 10 second sponsor ads

                                                                                  • Arzan Laskar
                                                                                    Arzan Laskar  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Linus, thank you!😊

                                                                                    • Writabrata Dey
                                                                                      Writabrata Dey  3 weeks back

                                                                                      incredible experiment 😍❤️

                                                                                      • Here Come Dat Boi
                                                                                        Here Come Dat Boi  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Lol i still wont trust wireless gaming equipment besides controllers

                                                                                        • AJ A
                                                                                          AJ A  3 weeks back

                                                                                          can we PLEASE get the slo-mo B-reel footage!

                                                                                          • Epic_wolfgamz 764
                                                                                            Epic_wolfgamz 764  3 weeks back

                                                                                            I am watching this at 3 am XD

                                                                                            • PC is awesom e
                                                                                              PC is awesom e  3 weeks back

                                                                                              10:07 No one cares