Asus ROG Gladius II Origin Reviews

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★★★★★ 2.0
   2 reviews
Manufacturer: Asus
2.0 ★★★★★
Based on 2 reviews.

Asus ROG Gladius II Origin Review

★★★★★ 3.0
Verdict: An all-around capable gaming mouse, the Asus Gladius II Origin is well-made hardware but needs some software polish and a signature feature to warrant its premium price.
Asus likes its Gladius gaming-mouse design. In 2017, when it shipped the Gladius II, it barely changed a thing about the mouse's look and feel: The biggest tweaks were more colorful lighting and a second resolution-adjustment button on its left side. In 2018, after finding that players didn't love how easy it was to click that new button by mistake, Asus rolled out a second version, the $99.99 Gladius II Origin, which has all the internal improvements it made from the Gladius to Gladius II, but without the button. The Gladius II Origin feels good to use and is well-made, but we'd like to see Asus move on to a new and innovative design, and tweak the software experience, which is outpaced by the likes of competitors Corsair and Razer. Same Old "Origin" Story Gladius, Gladius II, and now the Gladius II Origin: That's three mice that look and feel very similar, and two with nearly identical functionality. How you'll feel about the Gladius II Origin will probably not vary much, unl...
  • Hand-pleasing shape
  • Two detachable cords with different textures
  • Smooth performance from optical sensor
  • Nifty lighting
  • Pricey for feature set
  • Configuration software buggy at times
  • Only three configuration profiles
  • Slippery grips
2 years ago

Hurts my ears.

★★★★ 1.0
Lights on this mouse make high pitched noise. I’ve received 2 of these now and they both do it.
2 months ago

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