COUGAR 700M Gaming Mouse and the COUGAR Speed Gaming Mouse Pad Review

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For the last two weeks I had the opportunity to review the COUGAR 700M Gaming mouse and the COUGAR Speed mouse pad, and man oh man what fun I had. Firstly, the Speed mouse pad is really smooth, so smooth that my work mouse (a Mac mouse) feels like a brand new mouse. 20150216_224259My Photoshop retouch time came down by just using the mouse pad. When I first got the COUGAR 700M I was really impressed with the build quality and design of the mouse.Cougar_700M_Spec It is bold and something different, a bit classier than some other mouse brands of similar type and design. I can really see why it won 2014’s IF design award. Installation of the mouse went as smooth as butter and worked as soon as I plugged it in. 20150216_223842After downloading the COUGAR UIX system software I could change the color of the LED’s on the mouse, assign macro combinations and game specific keys to the mouse. I took it for a spin in StarCraft and my response times felt slightly better than with my normal gaming mouse.20150216_223759 I finished the game a bit faster than what I normally would do, by changing the dpi with the on mouse button also helped. The reason why my playing is a bit faster is the ADNS-9800 Laser gaming sensor (8200DPI). A nice feature that I liked of the design of the mouse is the adjustable palm rest, as others feel like they aren’t made for your hand. 20150216_224343The palm rest is also interchangeable with a smaller “sports” mode palm rest; this is a smaller more streamlined version for the more serious FPS type player. Speaking of FPS players the 700M has a nice sniper button that is angled (45 degrees) just right so you can take out the camper taking a potshot at you in Counter-Strike!20150216_223553 Now you would be asking yourself where in SA you can get this awesome mouse and pad, well you are in luck as here is some brick & mortar stores and online stores that carry COUGAR products:
www.landmarkpc.co.za
www.computersonly.co.za
titan-ice.co.za
www.evetech.co.za
www.rebeltech.co.za
www.wootware.co.za

I would recommend this mouse to all FPS players because of the speed and accuracy. If you are a normal gamer that is looking for an upgrade then give the COUGAR 700M a whirl, you will not be disappointed. This is your local Mad Scientist signing out…..

About Gert Rautenbach

Gert Rautenbach
Mad Scientist by day, Reviewer by night, These are the strange tales of the man known to most as LukeRaNcOr! I am an avid collector of Comics and Games(starting from the very old ZX Spectrum) and a intermediate(hoping for advanced) scale model builder. I also like Anime especially mecha based anime and build electronic circuits for my quest in World Domination! If I'm not doing any of the above I relax with a good book and the company of my awesome wife that supports my endeavors of being the best Mad Scientist there can be!

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