2019's Top 5 Best Gaming Mice Under $50

Check out these top performing mice that won’t make your bank account hate you.

For PC gamers, the right mouse can mean the difference between a series of flawless head shots or being the reason your team can’t seem to catch a break. Don’t be that guy or girl, clinging to your old, worn out mouse, desperately trying to make it work. Have a look at these gaming mice that are, not just budget-friendly, but are definitely top performers.

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Havit Gaming Mouse

From $24.99

Havit is music to your wallet’s ears.

  • Top gaming Optical sensor PixArt

  • 19 Fully Programmable Buttons—perfect for playing MMOs like World of Warcraft

  • 7 Adjustable DPI Levels, dedicated color for each DPI, 3 lighting models

  • Ergonomic right handed design with rubber painting surface that can keep your grip firm during playing game. 6ft/1.8m braided-fiber cable with gold-plated USB connector ensures stable data transmitting and greater durability

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Razer DeathAdder Elite

From $49.49

The Razer DeathAdder Elite is the go-to mouse for gamers, especially those who love shooters.

  • High-precision 16, 000 DPI optical sensor: offers on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment through dedicated DPI buttons (reprogrammable) for gaming and creative work

  • Customizable Chroma RGB color profiles: includes 16.8 million color combinations with included preset profiles

  • Durable mechanical switches that supports up to 50 million clicks, backed by a 2 year warranty

  • Ridged, rubberized scroll wheel for maximum accuracy: small, tactile bumps increases grip and allows for more controlled scrolling in high-stakes gaming situations

  • 7 total programmable buttons: allows for button remapping and assignment of complex macro functions through Razer Synapse

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Corsair Harpoon RGB

From $28.99 Wired or $49.99 Wireless

You won’t find a wireless mouse at this price that can outperform the Corsair Harpoon RGB.

  • High-accuracy 6000 DPI Optical gaming sensor with advanced tracking

  • Contoured design provides a natural fit to support your play style

  • Textured rubber side grips deliver a confident hold

  • Six fully-programmable buttons enable completely custom configurations

  • Onboard Memory stores your custom DPI settings on the mouse

  • Compatible with Xbox One to play mouse-enabled games

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Logitech G203

From $27.91

Talk about budget-friendly! For less than 30 bucks, you’re getting Logitech’s high-quality, reliability. And, it’s great for small hands. The only problem that could arise is the sensor not being as great as other Logitech mice. Still, it’s a damn good budget mouse for MOBAs and FPS games.

  • Advanced Button Tensioning reduces the force needed to click the left and right buttons and delivers exceptional click feel, response and consistency

  • Classic design inspired by the Logitech G100S mouse

  • Cutting-edge 6000 dpi sensor gives you incredible accuracy, tracking speed, consistency and control no matter your style of gameplay

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SteelSeries Sensei 310

From $43.10

The SteelSeries Sensei 310 is the best ambidextrous mouse on the market. It’s comfy, has a great grip and is perfect for gamers with small hands. Though, it could be a bit problematic for gamers with big hands.

  • Custom TrueMove3 12,000 CPI, 350 IPS optical 1-to-1 tracking esports sensor

  • Legendary SteelSeries Sensei ambidextrous design for claw and palm grip styles

  • Exclusive split-trigger left/right buttons deliver guaranteed 50 million click durability

  • Two-zone, multi-color Prism RGB illumination for customizable lighting. Save all your performance and lighting settings directly to the Sensei 310

There are plenty of inexpensive, off-brand gaming mice out there. And I’m sure some of them are quite decent. Just know, you have options—options that have the backing of top brands that won’t curse you as soon as you put it in your shopping cart.

Tell us which mouse you use and how long?