Usage & Final Thoughts
I have been using the Corsair Glaive RGB for a couple of weeks now and I have to say that I really do like it. Moving from the Scimitar Pro RGB to the Glaive RGB took a little bit of time though. This was because the Glaive has a much different overall design and feel. Once I was comfortable with the Glaive the next thing I wanted to do was figure out which thumb grip I liked the best and it ended up being the smaller one with the rubberized grip. I like the idea of the interchangeable thumb grips. This allows you to pick the best one for your playing style, or if you play two different types of games these could really come in handy.
As far as performance goes I played quite a few games with the Glaive. These included Gears of War 4, Payday 2, Quake Champions, and Overwatch. The mouse was very responsive and I felt that the optical sensor tracked very well. There was never a moment where I felt that I wanted to switch back to my old mouse or that the Glaive was holding me back from performing my best. The amount of buttons on this mouse was just fine and their positioning worked well too.
Another thing that I was surprised with was how comfortable the mouse was after I got used to it. I played games for three hours straight to really test to see how my hand would feel after a long gaming session like that and to my surprise I did not have much of any fatigue at all. This goes to show you that Corsair really did take their time when designing the shape of this mouse.
This of course is an RGB mouse so you have RGB lights in three different controllable zones, but I do not want to talk about that all that much as RGB LEDs should not be a reason you buy this mouse. Corsair’s CUE software is though. The CUE software works quite well and it makes it very is to remap your buttons, setup macros, adjust DPI, and even adjust those RGB LEDs.
At the end of the day I really like this mouse. It has great comfort, a weight I feel is good, and just enough buttons. The sensor is accurate, buttons are responsive and the CUE software works great. Corsair will be selling the Glaive at online retailers for $69.99. Overall ThinkComputers gives the Corsair Glaive RGB Gaming Mouse a 10 out of 10 score.
– Very comfortable
– Good performance
– Interchangeable thumb grips
– Solid design
– CUE software works quite well
– None that I found