10 Sep, 2019   Rakesh Sharma    Reviews .  CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Today we are here with a brand-new gaming mouse from the high-performance gaming peripherals range of CORSAIR. The CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB gaming mouse featuring the latest cutting-edge technology, including an 18,0000 DPI optical sensor and a smart tunable weight system with 120 different weight and balance configurations along with the CORSAIR iCUE software which analyzes the inputted weights in real-time and reports the total weight of the mouse, as well as pinpointing its exact center of gravity based on the weights and their positions, giving total customization for great gaming experience.

Now let’s see what this NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse has for us.


  • PRECISE WEIGHT CALIBRATION - Two sets of weights and six mounting locations offer 120 different weight and balance configurations.
  • SMART TUNABLE WEIGHT SYSTEM - CORSAIR-exclusive software automatically detects the mouse’s center of gravity in real time, allowing you to adjust the weight between 119g and 141g and fine-tune balance to perfectly fit your grip.
  • PRO COMFORT - Built with a contoured shape that naturally fits your hand, with high-performance rubber grips inspired by pro sports equipment.
  • POWERFUL PRECISION - Hit all your skill shots and stay zeroed-in on your targets. Total sensitivity customization and ultra-accurate tracking are at your disposal with a custom Pixart PMW3391 optical sensor which adjusts in 1 DPI resolution steps.
  • COMPATIBLE WITH CORSAIR iCUE - Vivid dynamic RGB lighting control, sophisticated macro programming and full-system lighting synchronization with compatible CORSAIR peripherals, coolers, fans and more.



Mouse comes in a good card-box packing with product image on front and mentioning of features.

Inside the box

Along with the mouse box also includes a Weight Case with 3 x 4.5g and 3 x 2.8g weight blocks, Quick Start Guide and Warranty Card.


NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse is light weighted with classic ergonomic design for right-hand users and Corsair logo on front of the mouse have RGB lighting effect. Mouse have side textured rubber grip with ten buttons fully programmable in iCUE software.


For testing this NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse we used our test system.

BoardAORUS X370
RAM4 X 4GB Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000Mhz
CoolerThermaltake Custom LCS
PSUCooler Master V1200
OSWindows 10


When you plug the CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse in your PC first time, it automatically recommends you to download and install CORSAIR iCUE software.


  • Great build quality
  • Tunable Weight System
  • Dynamic RGB lighting
  • Custom Pixart PMW3391 18,000 DPI optical sensor
  • Ten fully programmable buttons
  • Omron switches
  • CORSAIR iCUE software package
  • Two years warranty


  • Little expensive


CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse offers right hand grip style, which fits perfectly in my average sized hand. Initially it took little time while playing with tunable weight system, trying different balance configurations and Calibrating to the best possible comfort and feedback according to my preference. But ones set accordingly, the CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse provided great gaming experience and comfort.
Using CORSAIR iCUE software I can easily analyze the total inputted weights in real-time and iCUE software also pinpoints the mouse’s exact center of gravity based on the weights and their positions, giving first person or esports professionals gamers option to finely calibrate their gaming experience with more precise feedback than ever before.

Considering the first of its kind unprecedented level of calibration and smart tunable weight system offered by the CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse along with great build quality, Dynamic RGB lighting and performance, makes CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming mouse one if the best gaming mouse we have seen so far and is worthy of our PC TeK Reviews PERFORMANCE Award.

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