Summary: The real proof of any mouse’s worth is in the use, and towards that end I switched to using it full time for a couple of weeks. Getting it set up was fairly quick, though I ran into a curious problem early on. Whenever I would plug the mouse into a given USB port for the first time, it would recognize it, install the right drivers, and work as normal.
Conclusion: The Corsair Vengeance M60 performs great. It can provide accurate tracking across a multitude of surfaces. The included software allows you to test the surface tracking quality so you know exactly where and where not to play your games. The Sniper button is a great feature and auxilliary buttons are placed conveniently but not exposed to accidental touches. This button can allow you to instantly lower the DPI settings for aiming to the pixel.
Pros: Slick look with aluminum frame, Dedicated sniper button for FPS gamers, Adjustable weights, Very comfortable, good grip, and anti-sweat, 1ms response time, 5700 DPI laser
Cons: Poor functionality support for auxilliary buttons, Poor software usability for version 2.12 beta
Summary: The M60 is a great mouse for FPS players, and in our opinion, its best feature is the sniper button. It’s a somewhat heavy model, and the weight adjustment system doesn’t help much. It’s worth mentioning that the M60 is perfect for palm grippers, but players with a claw grip style of play will have to adjust their game due to the size, weight and button distribution. The faux cyborg design with exposed metal parts is beautiful, complemented by the elegant blue lighting.
The Corsair Vengeance M60 is not the first gaming mouse Corsair has ever produced; it’s just the first really really good mouse Corsairs ever produced. It’s one product in a recent line of products from Corsair that scream quality. I don’t know who Corsair hired to make such drastic changes to their gaming peripherals but that person needs a raise.
Excerpt: Let me start by breaking this down a bit. As an avid FPS gamer, I can say there are a few things a mouse must have to work in this sort of gaming environment. The most basics are the movement and the ability to fire and sight down the weapon. This leaves just about any mouse since somewhere in the 1970's to be on the list of answers.
Summary: Corsair's Vengeance M60 and M90 mice both offer excellent grips and superb tracking performance but are ultimately held back by premature drivers four months post-launch.
Pros: Excellent tracking performance, Top-notch gliding with large Teflon feet, Configurable sniper button for low DPI on-demand, Grippy scroll wheel with balanced resistance, Hardware playback of macros without drivers, Configurable repeat options of macros, (M90) Comfortable palm grip, (M90) Thumb cluster buttons have distinct feels, (M60) Perfect button placement for palm grippers
Cons: No side-scroll buttons or tilt wheel, Single keystrokes cannot be assigned for holding down, Unintuitive button config; poor documentation, Macros cannot be reassigned to different buttons, Software playback mode does not work in all games, (M60) Confused identity between palm & claw grip, (M60) Mouse3 broke in one week of use (may be isolated incident), (M90) Macro button 13 requires clicking at proper angle, (M90) Thumb buttons are a bit stiff, (M90) No DPI indicator
Summary: Rounded up from a 7.875 average score, the M60 is a solid mouse that I would highly recommend to players with a palm grip style. Corsair should be proud, since most first time mouse manufacturers could boast of this score.