Razer Salmosa

  • Razer Salmosa
74
Based on 18 scores, 34 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Low cost, high quality, and great design, Great ergonomics for smaller handed gamers, Selectable dpi and polling rates on an entry level mouse.
  • Well constructed, Light weight, Good size, Affordable, Switch for 800 or 1800 DPI, Switch for polling rates between 125, 500 or 1000 Hz, Hardware DPI switch, software independent, Simple but effective software, Smooth movement, Very good pressure point on
  • Great Performance, Comfortable, Long Cord, Non-Slip Keys, Looks Good, Helps Improve Accuracy At High Settings, Mechanical Switches For Changing Settings

Cons:

  • Dpi and polling switches are on the under side of the mouse, Only two buttons and click wheel, Infrared sensor requires mouse pad investment
  • May be too light for some, "Only" 1800 DPI sensor, Lacks a lot of features found on other mice in this price class, No lighting, No additional buttons, Swtiches located on the bottom

Expert reviews and ratings

By GamerWok on 79

Razer, as a peripheral maker, has had a long history in gamers’ hearts. They were the first company to release a gaming grade ball mouse, and one of the first to release a gaming grade infrared optical mouse. In recent years, they have had steep...

By OCModShop on 80

This mouse beats the crap out of your standard use mouse in every way as well. While most mice have an 8-bit data path, this one uses a monstrous 16-bit wide data path. Faster response and input means you have the upper hand when bagging monsters,...

By TechwareLabs on -

“Budget Gaming Mouse” may sound like an oxymoron to some, but that’s exactly what Razer has delivered here. The Salmosa may lack the bells and whistles of its more expensive cousins, but it has all the essentials of a solid mouse. ...

By Phoronix on 80

The Salmosa Gaming Mouse is another well-built Razer product, but it is not the best that we have seen from this manufacturer. The Salmosa will cost less than $40 USD, which is about half the price of a Lachesis, and as a result it has a slimmer set...

By DigitalVersus on 40

The Razer Salmosa is a small low-cost mouse for gamers.Like the Death Adder, its bigger brother, the Salmosa has a 1800 dpi 3G infrared sensor. This is a simplified device, with only two large index buttons and a scroll wheel. Its ambidextrous design...

By ComputerPowerUser on 70

The Salmosa has good hardware and software. The lack of buttons might not appeal to seasoned gamers, but that could actually benefit gaming...

By SmartComputing on -

Salmosa $39.99 Razer www.razerzone.com CPU Rating: 3.5 Specs: DPI: 1,800; Ultrapolling: 1,000Hz/1ms response time; IPS: 60 to 120; Compatibility: Windows XP/XP64/Vista; Frames Per Second: 6,400; Dimensions: 37 x 63 x 115mm (HxWxD); Weight: 104g; three...

By CNET Australia on 80

The Razer Salmosa is a great entry into the gaming world, particularly if youve never had a use for more than three mouse buttons and are on a budget....

By BurnOutPC on -

Cheap Great responsiveness and sensitivity No side buttons Feels a bit too light Quality finish...

By PCShopTalk on -

At first I want to thank Razer for providing me the Salmosa gaming mouse for testing and reviewing.About the Razer Company(taken from the company website)Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Razer collaborates with gamers to develop, manufacture and...

By HardwareHeaven on -

The Razer Salmosa is the perfect unit for people who are looking for a simple mouse for playing games which dont require a high number of buttons, such as strategy games. Its miniscule weight, gliding ability and soft feeling will keep you...

By AsiaOne on -

By Oo Gin LeeRAZER has always been synonymous with high-end performance gaming mice so I was quite excited to test its first entry-level gaming mouse - the Razer Salmosa.Like other Razer rodents, this one takes after the name of a snake - in this case...

By FutureLooks on 85

The Razer Salmosa could be described as a wolf in sheep’s clothing, but “entry level gaming mouse” is a much more fitting title. The first impression one gets when they look at this mouse is that it’s fairly basic. Luckily Razer...

By techPowerUp! on 80

The Razer Salmosa packs a great Razer sensor and also has the look and feel you expect from a gaming device. With a well balanced size and great build quality the Salmosa makes a good impression at first and during use. Being priced lower than other...

By techcrunch.com on -

Mouse week’s first object of review. This is Razer’s lowest-cost mouse, with the fewest buttons and features. Find out whether it’s worth the forty bucks by clicking above for the video review or clicking below for the plain ol’...

By Bjorn3D on 80

The Salmosa offers a lot for an entry level gaming mouse. After finding the right settings in the included software, and kicking the mechanical settings up to higher levels gaming with the Salmosa was quite enjoyable. Movements were fluid, shots...

By ExtremeTech on 70

If you want a small mouse with only a few buttons at a low price, then gaze your attention towards the Salmosa. Mouse in the Real Wo...

By IGN Gear on 78

One of the primary difficulties in gaming accessory development is finding the appropriate blend of form and function. In the case of PC gaming, however, consumers seem to want the most of both--innovative design, packed to the brim with features....

International Review By PC-Max on -

Alle drei Maustasten lassen sich programmieren und mit Makros belegen. Auch leuchtet die Maus im Betrieb. Das Gewicht der Maus lässt sich nicht anpassen. Das Mausdesign ist für...

International Review By Forum PCs on -

A Razer mais uma vez acerta em cheio no conceito desse produto. O Salmosa é um ótimo mouse que conta com boa parte da tecnologia que fez a empresa tão famosa, porém faz uso delas de forma consciente e não exagerada, o que o...