Taipei, Taiwan, 24 October, 2014 — GIGABYTE, the world’s leading premium hardware brand, announces the release of the Raptor FPS gaming mouse, the champion design from the 2013 GIGABYTE Make It Real Mouse Design Competition. Co-designed by three emerging designers, this award winning piece was highly appraised by all judges and won the opportunity to turn the prototype into a mass-produced product. With its ergonomic low profile and lightweight design, the Raptor is crafted for claw and fingertip grip gamers to perform sharper movements and quick attacks with precision in comfort.
Resembling the sickle-shaped raptor claws, the GIGABYTE Raptor gaming mouse outlines a deadly weapon crafted for serious FPS players. Its compact body offers them with the agility to perform with sharp and precision movements quickly during intense in-game shooting. The optimally positioned sniper hotkey also provides a valuable tool in the combat, helping gamers immediately lower the cursor speed while aiming at the target to assure accuracy for every single headshot whilst making a rapid move or a sharp turn.
Weighing merely 85g, the low profile Raptor significantly reduces hand fatigue as the battle goes further, which makes the Raptor perfect for fingertip grippers who rely on fingers to control the mouse. The anti-slick ergonomic rubber grip on both sides of the mouse provide proper resistance for fingertips to ensure a firm grip during quick movements or even when lifting the mouse. For claw grippers, the added rubber supporting area on top of the mouse further stabilizes mouse balance with this sixth contact points as the palm comfortably sits on the mouse. The Raptor further adopts a weight adjusting design, allowing gamers to personalize the mouse mass best suited for their feel and control.
Built for precision, the Raptor’s 4000dpi pro-optical sensor supports 4-stage, on-the-fly DPI switching, offering precise tracking capability for enhanced gaming control. The ultra-durable Omron switches can survive the most click-intensive FPS game with a guaranteed lifespan of 10 million clicks coupled with the perfect clicking response. What makes it even better is that all keys on the Raptor are programmable via GHOST engine to ensure the maximal flexibility is met for customizing each personal skillsets. With the winning combination, the Raptor makes a true champion for champions.