13 Oct, 2017   Rakesh Sharma    Reviews .  ROG Strix Evolve mouse Review

With the great evolution in Computer technologies now a day’s PC games are also offering great details of intense gaming experience with high quality frame rates. And so all new PC hardware are more focused toward gaming. Beside decent processor and graphics card; Gaming keyboard and Gaming mouse also plays an important role in providing a great gaming experience.

Today we are reviewing a gaming mouse from ASUS ROG product line, the ROG Strix Evolve Optical gaming mouse. ROG Strix Evolve is a perfectly designed ambidextrous mouse giving equal experience to both left-handed and right-handed people. This mouse also features easily changeable modular top covers that enable four different ergonomic styles, ensuring the best comfort along with ASUS Aura Sync RGB Lighting and an advanced optical sensor with 7200 DPI, 150 IPS, 30g acceleration and 1000Hz USB polling rate for fast and accurate tracking of mouse movement.

Now let’s see what this ROG Strix Evolve Gaming mouse has for us.

Features

  • ASUS Aura Sync RGB lighting features a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of AURA Sync enabled products
  • Swappable top covers enable four different ergonomic, ambidextrous height profiles
  • Advanced optical sensor with 7200 DPI, 150 IPS, 30g acceleration and 1000Hz USB polling rate for fast and accurate tracking
  • Built to last with durable 50-million-click Omron switches
  • Intuitive ROG Armoury software interface for easy customization of buttons, performance and lighting settings

Four Ergonomic Styles at Your Command - What if you could customize a mouse to fit your hand and gaming style? With easily changeable top covers, ROG Strix Evolve offers four ergonomic styles that make it easy to create a mouse that's the perfect fit.

Easily Changeable Top Covers - Swap top covers to create the shape that fits your hand best in two easy steps.

Light Up the Battlefield - ROG Strix Evolve features exclusive ASUS Aura RGB lighting technology for customizable lighting effects. Choose from a palette of millions of colors and four different effects to add unique style to your gaming system.

Durable 50-Million-Click Switches - Mouse buttons and switches – especially switches on gaming mice – take the most abuse. Manufactured with high-quality Omron mouse switches that are rated to at least 50 million clicks, ROG Strix Evolve is guaranteed to last.

Built for Gaming

Specifications

Package

Mouse comes in a good card-box packing with product image on front and mentioning of features. Also we have transparent window showing the actual product.

Inside the box

Along with the mouse box also includes two top cover sets and a user documentation..

Looks

ROG Strix Evolve Gaming mouse is light weighted with classic ergonomic design and Aura RGB lighting effect. Mouse have side textured rubber grip with 2 customizable buttons on both side. Top of mouse have a 2 level DPI switch for changing the mouse sensitivity on the fly.

ROG Strix Evolve comes with long braided USB cable attached.

Testing

For testing this ROG Strix Evolve mouse we used our test system with a Thermaltake DRACONEM RGB Hard edition mouse pad. As a personal preference I like hard surface mouse pad against cloth mouse pad, as hard surface reduces the drag and give me a very smooth mouse movement.

Software

ASUS provide ROG Armoury Software package for this mouse, which can be easily downloaded from ASUS website.

ROG Armoury package gives complete control over the mouse settings from RGB Lighting to MACRO configurations to performance settings. All can be easily tweaked as per your needs.

Gaming

Playing DOOM with ROG STRIX EVOLVE Gaming mouse was all together a superb experience. With fast and precise in game reaction and smooth movement of this mouse provides a wonderful gaming experience. The whole design of ROG Strix Evolve mouse provides comfortable palm grip, the textured rubber side grips were very handy and were providing solid mouse grip while gaming.

Regular Desktop working

While doing regular desktop work, like internet surfing, file/folder exploring and doing productive work like photo editing and 3d designing, we found this mouse fast and accurate. Especially in Photoshop, with this mouse’s light weight and accurate movement applying different brush strokes over a high resolution image was easy and to the point.

Pros

  • Very Comfortable design
  • AURA RGB lighting
  • On-fly DPI switching
  • Advanced 7200DPI optical sensor
  • Nice ROG Armoury software package

Cons

  • Nil

Conclusion

I have tested and used many gaming mouse and to give conclusive output about, one (or at least me) have to use it for more than a week. So I am now using this ROG Strix Evolve mouse for about three weeks or so and no doubt this is one of the most comfortable mouse I have every work with. Light weight but super responsive and accurate movement made me fall in love with this mouse.

At a price of approx Rs.4K the ROG Strix Evolve Gaming mouse is well worth of every penny.

ROG Strix Evolve Gaming mouse is a mouse with great design, offering next level of performance and comfort. Top suggestion for the best gaming experience for you and worthy of our PC TeK Reviews EXCELLENCE Award.

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