For e-sports players, in order to create the best gaming experience, in addition to the most critical computer hardware performance and the specifications of the monitor displaying the game screen, another crucial thing is the “control interface”. Many games require more precise and sensitive control skills, such as FPS or MOBA games, where reaction speed is the key to success or failure, and the mouse has become the preferred choice for many players to upgrade their control experience. target.
As a first-tier e-sports manufacturer, in addition to the main gaming laptops and gaming desktops, MSI also continues to expand its peripheral product line, among which gaming mice are naturally the top priority, and MSI CLUTCH gaming mouse series Not only has a high-tech appearance design and colorful lighting effects, but also is equipped with an extremely accurate PixArt optical sensor and a high-durability OMRON switch, making it a powerful tool for gamers who value the control experience.
In addition to the sensitivity and durability of the hardware itself, MSI launched the “ultra-lightweight” CLUTCH GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT series last year to address the “pain point” that players often use the mouse for a long time to cause wrist burden. The weight of only 74g further improves the control The flexibility of time allows players to quickly move and locate the mouse effortlessly, reducing the burden of long-term use. In addition, it also provides wired and wireless versions to meet the needs of players with different orientations.
At this year’s IFA Consumer Electronics Show in Germany, MSI also showcased a new member of the ultra-lightweight gaming mouse: the MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT series, which is also a medium-sized mouse built with lightweight and ergonomic design concepts, suitable for Eastern The small and medium-sized human hand uses special lightweight materials to further reduce the weight to 73g. At the same time, it has a built-in high-sensitivity PixArt PAW-3311 optical sensor with a resolution of up to 12,000 DPI and a movement rate of 300 IPS. Experience smooth handling. Similarly, the MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT series also provides wired and wireless versions. In the following pages, the author will take you to find out!
MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS
This year’s new MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS wireless version continues the style of the previous GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS as a whole. The mouse body is smaller than GM41. It adopts a medium-sized configuration and is left-right symmetrical. It can maximize the palm size of small and medium-sized players, regardless of right-handedness. Or the left hand is suitable, the actual feel is quite good, and the grip is very solid.
In terms of specifications, MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS is equipped with PixArt PAW-3311 optical sensor, which provides up to 12,000 DPI and 300 IPS movement speed, which combines precision and sensitivity. In addition, the weight of the mouse is only 73g. Significantly reduces the burden on the wrist.
For wireless mouse users, one of the most important concerns is “power battery life”, and the specifications provided by MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS are also reassuring. The battery life of up to 110 hours can maximize the actual playing time. And it supports fast charging, it only takes 10 minutes to exchange for up to 7 hours of power supply, and MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS is also equipped with a dedicated charging base, which can be charged by placing the mouse lightly on the base. It is very convenient and intuitive to use.
Added in the same field:MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT Wired version
Basically, the appearance and specifications of the MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT wired version are the same as the wireless version, except that the wired version has no built-in battery, so the weight is slightly lighter by about 10g, but the actual use experience is not much different. It is worth mentioning that MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT uses MSI FRIXIONFREE micro-abrasive wire. In addition to the braided surface layer, it can reduce the problem of wire entanglement and knotting. The operation process of the body is “stuck”, and the original intention of MSI can be seen from the small details.
As the second product of the MSI CLUTCH LIGHTWEIGHT ultra-lightweight gaming mouse family, the smaller size is more suitable for small and medium-sized oriental hands. MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT is quite satisfactory in terms of specifications and user experience. In terms of the resolution of the sensor, although it is not as standard as the GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT series with a maximum of 20,000 DPI, 12,000 DPI can also meet the needs of most players, and the mouse buttons use the same level of OMRON switches and have 60 million clicks. Durability, better able to withstand the intense manipulation during the game. In addition, the GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS wireless version also uses low-latency wireless connection technology, and the actual control feeling is good, almost no difference from the wired version.
What’s great is that the battery life of the wireless version is good. Compared with the 80 hours of GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS, it can be upgraded to 110 hours in one go. However, the 7-hour battery life provided by 10 minutes of fast charging is slightly inferior to the 10 minutes of GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS. Provides 9 hours of battery life, but basically it will not have much impact on use, and GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT WIRELESS is also equipped with a dedicated charging stand, which can be charged without plugging in and unplugging the cable, and the charging stand is also equipped with a wireless receiver storage function , it is not a problem to carry the mouse out for use.
On the whole, MSI CLUTCH GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT series inherits many advantages of GM41 LIGHTWEIGHT, including extremely lightweight feel, moderate size, and can fit the hands of most players. It will take a little getting used to so that you don’t feel like you can’t stop the car, but such a lightweight thing is really “you can’t go back after using it”, and you will feel a bit heavy when you go back to using other gaming mice , in short, for players who want to upgrade the game control experience, the GM31 LIGHTWEIGHT series will be a very good entry option.