Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Gaming Mouse Review

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Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Ultra Fast FPS Gaming Mouse

Logitech calls its G402 Hyperion Fury “The world’s fastest gaming mouse”, an unintuitive and almost ironic statement since computer mice don’t move on their own. There’s only one wheel and it’s not for transporting the mouse. The buttons don’t move any faster. The slick feet on the underside aren’t anything revolutionary. One would think that perhaps this mouse is ultra-lightweight, but It isn’t and it’s actually nearly the same weight as a typical gaming mouse. It’s when Logitech is not trying to summarize the G402’s capabilities in five words does it ascribe to make more sense.Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury

The G402 is built to have the highest tracking speed of any mouse out there though the effect that translates to is not velocity, but how reliably mouse movement is translated onto the computer. The G402 can track even when the user moves the mouse so fast that the tracking sensor can’t detect movement for a split moment thanks to an accelerometer inside the mouse. Fusion Engine is the name given to this combination of that accelerometer and Logitech’s so-called Delta Zero sensor technology.Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury

As the G402’s namesake implies, this mouse inherits a few features from the older G400s, namely on-the-fly adjustable DPI and 8 programmable buttons. New features are the updated tracking technologies, a repositioned 8th button as the third thumb button, 4 DPI settings up from 3, onboard profile storage, and an all new ergonomic design. The G402 Hyperion Fury mouse comes with a 2 year warranty and will launch at a price of $59.99 in September.

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Ultra Fast FPS Gaming Mouse Features:

  • An optical gaming sensor with exclusive Delta Zero Technology
  • A high-speed fusion engine built to withstand 420 IPS
  • 8 programmable buttons & controls, including DPI-Shift
  • 4 on-the-fly adjustable DPI settings (240-4000)
  • On-board memory profile
  • Ultra low-friction feet
  • Lightweight materials
  • Improved streamlined design

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Ultra Fast FPS Gaming Mouse Specifications:

  • Fusion Engine hybrid sensor
  • 8 programmable buttons
  • On-the-fly DPI Switching
  • 32-bit ARM processor
  • 1 millisecond report
  • High-speed clicking
  • Full-speed USB
  • Tracking
    • Resolution: 240-4000 dpi
    • Max. acceleration: >16G*
    • Max. speed: >500 ips*
      • * Tested on Logitech G240 Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Responsiveness
    • USB data format: 16 bits/axis
    • USB report rate: 1000 Hz (1ms)
    • Microprocessor: 32-bit
  • Glide
    • Dynamic coefficient of friction -:  .09 µ (k)*
    • Static coefficient of friction -:  .14 µ (s)*
      • *Tested on wood-veneer desktop.
  • Durability
    • Buttons (Left / Right): 20 million clicks
    • Feet: 250 kilometers
  • Physical specifications
    • Weight: 144 grams (mouse plus cable)
    • Weight: 108 grams (mouse without cable)
    • Length: 136mm
    • Width: 72mm
    • Height: 41mm
    • Cable: 7ft
  • System Requirements
    • Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 or Windows Vista
    • Powered USB port
    • Internet connection and 100MB hard drive space (for optional software download)
  • 2-year warranty

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury

The G402 mouse is lean on the packaging. It comes with two paper slips, one which outlines some safety information and another which provides the support page link to download the Logitech Game Software.

There’s more to cover so keep reading to see how the G402 mouse fares in this review!Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury

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  • JoeySchmidt

    I recently made a warranty claim on my old G400 (2 and a half years into the 3 year warranty) and they are replacing it with this mouse! Bit disappointed in this as I am so used to the shape of the G400 as I had an MX518 for 6 years before that. I just hope that it’s a worthy successor and doesn’t have too much of a different “feel” to it.

    [EDIT] Not disappointed in getting it replaced or the new product, just that they have discontinued the G400.

    • Philbert

      That’s why I bought 4 new g400s mice when they were discontinued.

  • Mindbreaker

    Most of the specifications that really mater are not here. Button travel before registering continued travel after and how much travel back up before unregistering. Force to press button. And time delay from mouse register of press to computer recognition of button press.

    This is not stuff that can’t be measured. Though the delay is usually measured only relative to other mice using a bump test where two buttons are bumped together.

    The button travel this could be easily shown graphically perhaps with another line for force on the same graph.

    Any inconsistency should also be noted.

    There might not be a “better” or “worse” for some of these things but for each user some might be very useful to know.

    Another fact users might want to know is how much shock it can withstand when you throw it against the wall 😉