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Razer Basilisk

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4.3
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User ratings:
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3 stars
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2 stars
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4.6 / 5
Editorial reviews:
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4.4 out of 5
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Pros

  • The side buttons feel really good to press as well
  • smooth scrolling mode works well
  • Smart-reel also triggers smooth scrolling very easily

Cons

  • isn't vastly different from the V2 model at first glance
  • claw and fingertip grip
  • is overly sensitive and sometimes has a mind of its own

Key specs

  • 16000 dpi
  • 50G
  • 8
  • yes
  • 1
  • Wired
  • 107 g
  • Optical

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Razer Basilisk - Pros & Cons

Razer Basilisk

Pros

  • The side buttons feel really good to press as well
  • smooth scrolling mode works well
  • Smart-reel also triggers smooth scrolling very easily
  • the trigger now feels very sturdy and tactile
  • Razer is lighter and has a more flexible cable
  • Razer Basilisk V3 is good for office and multimedia work
  • crisp
  • clicky feedback and feel satisfying and responsive to use
  • for most hand sizes and grip types
  • comfortable grip and great performance
  • comfortable

Cons

  • isn't vastly different from the V2 model at first glance
  • claw and fingertip grip
  • is overly sensitive and sometimes has a mind of its own
  • the mouse has now evolved into something a bit different
  • sensor is mightily excessive for most people
  • Pokemon PC gear is only available in China
  • overly sensitive smart reel feature
  • tilting HyperSpeed scroll wheel
  • uncomfortable
  • unresponsive mouse ruining your game
  • The button locations under the thumb rest are also a bit of a stretch for small hands

Razer Basilisk - Technical Overview

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IconNumber of buttons
8
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IconOperating resolution
16000 dpi
Best:
Redragon Ranger
Operating resolution: 124000 dpi
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107 g
Best:
Dicota Twister
Weight: 0.07 g

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Razer Basilisk - Full Specifications

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General
Type of motion sensorOptical
Device interfaceUSB Type-A
PurposeGaming
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Features
Compact designyes
Ergonomic designyes
Customizable movement resolutionyes
Number of movement resolution modes5
Programmable mouse buttonsyes
Multimedia buttonsyes
Button functionsDPI switch
Plug and Playyes
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Pink
  • White
Form factorRight-hand
Rubber gripsyes
Illuminationyes
Illumination colourMulti
Surface colorationMonotone
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Power
Power sourceCable
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Technical details
Operating resolution16000.0 dpi
Max polling rate1000Hz/1ms
Acceleration50G
Buttons typePressed buttons
Number of buttons8
Scroll wheelyes
Number of wheels1
Scroll typeWheel
Scrolling directionsVertical
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Connectivity
ConnectionWired
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Dimensions
Width2.95 in
Height4.88 in
Depth1.69 in
Weight3.77 oz

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Razer Basilisk Razer - Editorial Reviews (16)

4.4
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Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review: Incredibly versatile
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hardwarezone.com.sg
Published: 15.10.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review: Incredibly versatile
4.3

The Basilisk gets upgraded with a smarter scroll wheel, new switches, and a better sensor.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review
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LaptopMag
Published: 08.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review
4.5

Fast? Affordable? Badass? The Razer Basilisk V3 is the answer

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 Review: Above and Beyond
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tomshardware.co.uk
Published: 08.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 Review: Above and Beyond
4.5

A do-it-all gaming mouse with premium comfort and versatility

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review
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TechRadar
Published: 08.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review
4.5

A new Hero approaches

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review
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Tom's Guide
Published: 10.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review
4.0

The Razer Basilisk V3 is a solid gaming mouse with an inventive scroll wheel

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk Ultimate Review - Introduction
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Vortez
Razer Basilisk Ultimate Review - Introduction

A deluxe design from the definitive enthusiast peripheral brand, the Basilisk Ultimate seeks to be the one true wireless mouse for any gaming need. How does it shape up in today's specialised ecosystem?

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 Review
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RTINGS.com
Published: 05.10.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 Review
4.3

The Razer Basilisk V3 is a continuation of the Razer Basilisk lineup. It's a sleek, full-featured gaming mouse with a solid, matte plastic body, three side butto...

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk Review
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PCMAG
Published: 03.05.2018
Razer Basilisk Review
4.5

Packing deep color customization, lots of sensitivity options, and a nifty thumb grip, the Razer Basilisk is a proficient gaming mouse at a promising price.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 gaming mouse review
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pcgamer
Published: 09.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 gaming mouse review
4.5

Razer makes some subtle, and some hyper changes to the classic Basilisk for yet another winning rodent.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review: "An all-in-one powerhouse with a lower price tag"
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gamesradar
Published: 16.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review: "An all-in-one powerhouse with a lower price tag"
5.0

The Razer Basilisk V3 is an all-in-one powerhouse with plenty of extra features and a lower price tag than its predecessors.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 (2021) Review
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KitGuru
Published: 08.12.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 (2021) Review

Today we’re checking out Razer’s third and most recent variation of the Basilisk gaming mouse, equip

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 review: The best FPS gaming mouse now has a smarter scroll wheel
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Windows Central
Published: 08.09.2021
Razer Basilisk V3 review: The best FPS gaming mouse now has a smarter scroll wheel
4.5

Razer added a fancy new scroll wheel to the excellent Basilisk V2.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk V3 Review - Excellence With Some Odd Changes – Pokde.Net
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Pokde.Net
Published: 07.01.2022
Razer Basilisk V3 Review - Excellence With Some Odd Changes – Pokde.Net
4.0

One of the most highly acclaimed gaming mouse is back and brighter than ever. Check out our Razer Basilisk V3 review and see if this is for you.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk review | finder.com.au
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finder.com.au
Published: 29.11.2017
Razer Basilisk review | finder.com.au

FPS players who are unafraid of trying unconventional paddles ought to give the Basilisk a look.

Razer Basilisk Razer Basilisk Ultimate Wireless Gaming Mouse Review 2020
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businessinsider.my
Published: 05.10.2020
Razer Basilisk Ultimate Wireless Gaming Mouse Review 2020

The Razer Basilisk Ultimate gaming mouse not only looks great but also offers stellar performance with zero lag and impressive accuracy.

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