ROCCAT Savu Optical Gaming Mouse ReviewFri, Nov 09, 2012 - 12:00 AM
Final Thoughts and Conclusions
All in all this is one of the best mice I’ve ever used. I would put it up against any of the famous big-name mice and bet money on it. Of course, a mouse is a very personal item as well so if you don’t like it, don’t blame me.
If you need your mouse to do a few extra things without adding a slew of buttons you can’t reach then look no further. It’s at home in a game with highly complex and timed macros as much as it lets you gain some convenience in Office or any other desktop app including Windows.
If you have to have a heavy mouse then you’ll need to look somewhere else. If you’re willing to give something a little lighter a chance I doubt you’ll be disappointed.
It has more DPI than any one person needs and the grip-providing texture makes ROCCAT Savu very easy to control even though it isn’t heavy.
The placement of the side buttons is going to take some getting used to. It’s my least favorite thing about this mouse. Disabling one of them helped a bit but retraining my hand is required. Still, given all the other strong points of this mouse I think it’s worth it. Of all the ways one could implement a side button and make it easy to use without being impossible to bump accidentally, this is the best I’ve seen.
Legit Bottom Line: At $51.65 shipped it costs slightly less than the classic Logitech MX518 and far less than many of the Razer mice. This is flat out one of the very best mice I’ve ever used.