Razer Basilisk Ultimate and Basilisk X HyperSpeed deliver high-speed and customizable gaming

Razer Basilisk Ultimate in Razer Studio
Razer Basilisk Ultimate in Razer Studio (Image credit: Razer)

What you need to know

  • Razer announced the Basilisk Ultimate and Basilisk X HyperSpeed gaming mice.
  • Both mice feature HyperSpeed wireless technology and customizable buttons.
  • The Basilisk Ultimate is available for $170, and the Basilisk X HyperSpeed is available for $60.

Razer announced two nice gaming mice, the Basilisk Ultimate and the Basilisk X HyperSpeed. Both mice feature Razer HyperSpeed wireless technology that is 25 percent faster than other wireless gaming technologies according to Razer. Both mice are available starting today from Razer and select retailers.

The Razer Basilisk Ultimate has a Focus+20,000 DPI Optical Sensor. It also supports Smart Tracking, Asymmetric Cut-Off, and Motion Sync. Optical mouse switches don't require physical contact to send signals to a PC, so mouse clicks are fast and precise.

The Basilisk Ultimate has five on-board memory profiles for easy switching between settings. The Basilisk Ultimate can get up to 100 continuous hours of gaming according to Razer. People can also plug it in using a Razer Speedflex Cable that's included with the mouse.

People can customize both the look and performance of the Basilisk Ultimate. It has 11 programmable buttons, including a multi-function pedal. It also has 14 Razer Chroma RGB lighting zones. The Basilisk Ultimate is available starting today at $170.

The new Razer Basilisk Ultimate is a beast of a wireless mouse

The Basilisk X HyperSpeed is friendlier to budgets at $60. It has a 5G 16,000 DPI optical sensor and support for two different wireless modes. The Basilisk X HyperSpeed can use a Bluetooth connection to get up to 450 hours of battery life or a 2.4 GHz connection for a faster connection.

The Basilisk X HyperSpeed has six programmable buttons and on-board DPI Storage.

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