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German peripheral manufacturer Roccat has announced the release of their latest gaming mouse known as the Savu. According to the company, this hybrid pointer was built with an ideal blend of performance and user-customizable features around a mid-sized frame.
The Savu made its debut at CeBIT in March but in the event that you need a refresher, the mouse boasts true 400, 800, 1600 and 4000 DPI using an R3 sensor as well as Easy-Shift[+] technology, a system that allows the user to assign two functions per mouse click button and the scroll wheel. The device includes seven total buttons with up to 12 programmable functions using Easy-Shift[+].
There’s also a custom lighting system that complements the Roccat Achievements Display, otherwise known as R.A.D. This is a trophy system that tracks multiple statistics such as mouse movement, button clicks and scroll steps. Software complies all of this data and awards trophies based on various milestones reached. Users can even share stats on Facebook should they feel so inclined.
The customizable light bar allows gamers to choose between 16.8 million colors and change the way the light behaves. Options include a solid light source, cycled lighting or “breathing” that slowly fades in and out.
Roccat says the Savu is available now but it appears that supply hasn’t yet tricked down to US retailers. We are told that buyers can expect an MSRP of $59.99 in the US and European countries once it arrives.
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