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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for gaming mouse under $30.

If you’re a gamer, you know how important a good mouse can be to your performance. You need one that’s comfortable, responsive, and ergonomic—and that’s before we get into the specific features you want. The best gaming mice have a plethora of buttons and customizable software that allow for pinpoint accuracy and swift maneuvering in game. Browse the top-ranked list of gaming mice under $30 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. CORSAIR - KATAR PRO Ultra-Light Wired Gaming Mouse - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great gaming mouse...Great gaming mouse for the price!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...Gaming mouse...Great gaming mouse especially if your on a budget. Works fine"

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    The CORSAIR KATAR PRO Ultra-Light Gaming Mouse gets you in the game fast with easy plug-and-play setup. Weighing in at just 69g, its compact symmetric shape is suitable for both claw and fingertip grip styles, while a 12,400 DPI optical sensor offers the precision you need in critical moments. Take control with CORSAIR iCUE software to program the KATAR PRO’s six buttons with button remaps or custom macros, control its dynamic RGB backlighting, adjust sensitivity, customize three DPI presets, and more. Take the KATAR PRO in hand for lightweight design and heavy-weight performance.
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    "Great gaming mouse...Great gaming mouse for the price!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...Gaming mouse...Great gaming mouse especially if your on a budget. Works fine"

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    The CORSAIR KATAR PRO Ultra-Light Gaming Mouse gets you in the game fast with easy plug-and-play setup. Weighing in at just 69g, its compact symmetric shape is suitable for both claw and fingertip grip styles, while a 12,400 DPI optical sensor offers the precision you need in critical moments. Take control with CORSAIR iCUE software to program the KATAR PRO’s six buttons with button remaps or custom macros, control its dynamic RGB backlighting, adjust sensitivity, customize three DPI presets, and more. Take the KATAR PRO in hand for lightweight design and heavy-weight performance.
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  2. REDRAGON - M987-K Lightweight Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with RGB Backlighting - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Just an average mouse. Clunky software. About what you would from a sub 30 dollar mouse. ...Plot features require a download but haven’t bothered with it. Just wanted a wired mouse that just works. And this one did. Would rate higher but it’s not a gaming mouse with all kinds of buttons and to manage colors have to install software."

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    Boost your gaming performance with this M987-K ultra-lightweight gaming mouse from Redragon. With a weight of only 55 grams, you'll appreciate longer and more precise gameplay without fatigue. The high-precision 12400 DPI sensor delivers pinpoint accuracy and extreme responsiveness.
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    "Just an average mouse. Clunky software. About what you would from a sub 30 dollar mouse. ...Plot features require a download but haven’t bothered with it. Just wanted a wired mouse that just works. And this one did. Would rate higher but it’s not a gaming mouse with all kinds of buttons and to manage colors have to install software."

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    Boost your gaming performance with this M987-K ultra-lightweight gaming mouse from Redragon. With a weight of only 55 grams, you'll appreciate longer and more precise gameplay without fatigue. The high-precision 12400 DPI sensor delivers pinpoint accuracy and extreme responsiveness.
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  3. Logitech - G203 LIGHTSYNC Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with 8,000 DPI sensor - White - Front_Zoom
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    "favorite mouse...i have 5 other mice and honestly for someone who has tiny hands this mouse is the best. it's light and also a very beautiful look....Great Entry Level Gaming Mouse...Great mouse for everyday use, with high enough quality for gaming"

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    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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    "favorite mouse...i have 5 other mice and honestly for someone who has tiny hands this mouse is the best. it's light and also a very beautiful look....Great Entry Level Gaming Mouse...Great mouse for everyday use, with high enough quality for gaming"

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    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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  4. HyperX - Pulsefire Core Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with RGB Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Excellent Mouse...Excellent build quality and feel. Better than many $60 mice....Great mouse for its price...Great mouse. Smooth and simpler. I prefer corded than the wireless mice"

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    The HyperX Pulsefire Core delivers the essentials for gamers looking for a solid, comfortable, wired RGB gaming mouse. The Pixart 3327 optical sensor gives players precise, smooth tracking with no hardware acceleration, and has native DPI settings up to 6200 DPI. The ergonomically-designed Pulsefire Core has textured side grips for a comfortable, no-slip grip, and its symmetrical shape is suitable for both palm and claw grip. It features high-quality switches with crisp tactile feedback rated for up to 20 million clicks. Customize lighting, DPI settings, and macros for 7 programmable buttons with HyperX NGENUITY software and set your mouse up just the way you want it. The large skates on Pulsefire Core help deliver accurate aiming by giving you a smooth, controlled glide as you move the mouse.
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    "Excellent Mouse...Excellent build quality and feel. Better than many $60 mice....Great mouse for its price...Great mouse. Smooth and simpler. I prefer corded than the wireless mice"

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    The HyperX Pulsefire Core delivers the essentials for gamers looking for a solid, comfortable, wired RGB gaming mouse. The Pixart 3327 optical sensor gives players precise, smooth tracking with no hardware acceleration, and has native DPI settings up to 6200 DPI. The ergonomically-designed Pulsefire Core has textured side grips for a comfortable, no-slip grip, and its symmetrical shape is suitable for both palm and claw grip. It features high-quality switches with crisp tactile feedback rated for up to 20 million clicks. Customize lighting, DPI settings, and macros for 7 programmable buttons with HyperX NGENUITY software and set your mouse up just the way you want it. The large skates on Pulsefire Core help deliver accurate aiming by giving you a smooth, controlled glide as you move the mouse.
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  5. SteelSeries - Rival 3 Lightweight Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with Brilliant Prism RGB Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good Mouse...Glides amazing on my mouse pad and is one of the best mice i’ve had...Great mouse...This is a great mouse for every day use and casual gaming. It's not silent or as quiet as I would like, but it's also not as noisy with the clicks as other gaming mice I've tried. "

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    Stay in total control while playing with this SteelSeries Rival 3 mouse. The high-grade polymer construction offers reliable durability for seamless everyday use, and the ergonomic design adds comfort during extended periods of gaming. This SteelSeries Rival 3 mouse has a Brilliant Prism system with customizable lighting effects for syncing with your computer to deliver stunning light shows, and the mechanical switches ensure accuracy whether on the battlefield or race track.
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    "Good Mouse...Glides amazing on my mouse pad and is one of the best mice i’ve had...Great mouse...This is a great mouse for every day use and casual gaming. It's not silent or as quiet as I would like, but it's also not as noisy with the clicks as other gaming mice I've tried. "

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    Stay in total control while playing with this SteelSeries Rival 3 mouse. The high-grade polymer construction offers reliable durability for seamless everyday use, and the ergonomic design adds comfort during extended periods of gaming. This SteelSeries Rival 3 mouse has a Brilliant Prism system with customizable lighting effects for syncing with your computer to deliver stunning light shows, and the mechanical switches ensure accuracy whether on the battlefield or race track.
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  6. Logitech - G203 LIGHTSYNC Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with 8,000 DPI sensor - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Amazing gaming mouse I definitely recommend it to anyone who likes small gaming mice....Best gaming mouse...Buy this guy and find out for yourself one of the best kept secrets in gaming mice."

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    Product Description

    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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    "Amazing gaming mouse I definitely recommend it to anyone who likes small gaming mice....Best gaming mouse...Buy this guy and find out for yourself one of the best kept secrets in gaming mice."

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    Product Description

    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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  7. NZXT - Lift 2 Ergo - Lightweight Ergonomic Wired High Performance Optical Gaming Mouse - Black - Front_Zoom

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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Ergo features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed ergonomic form factor and low-drag cable ensure comfortable, smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes.
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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Ergo features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed ergonomic form factor and low-drag cable ensure comfortable, smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes.
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  8. NZXT - Lift 2 Symm - Lightweight Symmetrical Wired High Performance Optical Gaming Mouse - Black - Front_Zoom

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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Symm features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed symmetrical form factor and low-drag cable ensure smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes, no matter the grip style.
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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Symm features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed symmetrical form factor and low-drag cable ensure smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes, no matter the grip style.
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  9. NZXT - Lift 2 Symm - Lightweight Symmetrical Wired High Performance Optical Gaming Mouse - White - Front_Zoom

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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Symm features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed symmetrical form factor and low-drag cable ensure smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes, no matter the grip style.
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    Revamped for better performance with a lighter-weight design, the NZXT Lift 2 Symm features an 8K polling rate, optical switches, and a 26,000 DPI sensor for high-speed precision. The right-handed symmetrical form factor and low-drag cable ensure smooth handling during quick flicks and big swipes, no matter the grip style.
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  10. Logitech - G203 LIGHTSYNC Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with 8,000 DPI sensor - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Logitech Mouse Review...Great gaming mouse and my husband loves it. The cursor is smooth and does not lag....Good Mouse!...My son loves using this mouse with his gaming computer. He has not had any issues with it whatsoever!"

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    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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    "Logitech Mouse Review...Great gaming mouse and my husband loves it. The cursor is smooth and does not lag....Good Mouse!...My son loves using this mouse with his gaming computer. He has not had any issues with it whatsoever!"

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    Product Description

    G203 LIGHTSYNC is ready to play with an 8,000 DPI sensor and customizable, vibrant LIGHTSYNC RGB. LIGHTSYNC RGB can be customizedwith colorwave effects or patterns across ~16.8 million colors to suit your play style, setup and mood. The gaming-grade sensor responds precisely to your movements and you can customizethe settings to suit the sensitivity you like. The simple 6-button layout and classic gaming shape form a comfortable, time-tested and loved design, with buttons that you can program to simplify tasks. Primary buttons are mechanical and tensioned with durable metal springs for reliability, performance and an excellent feel. Advanced features require Logitech G HUB Gaming Software.
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