Conclusion: With its ambidextrous design, 7 programmable buttons, and on-the-fly DPI switching, the Avatar has turned out to be a fairly competitive entry into the gaming mouse market. Sporting a slick look, LED lighting, and Teflon pads for ease of movement, NZXT has designed a commendable mouse that any gamer...
Summary: The NZXT Avatar is a great entry into the gaming mouse market. It delivers all the features we are used to from such input devices at this price point. The Avatar offers programmable buttons, which can be assigned with lengthy macros as well.
Pros: Well constructed, Can be used by right and left handed gamers, Well balanced weight for the average person, DPI switch LED, 7 programmable buttons, Hardware DPI switch, software independent, 2600 DPI laser, Solid, fully featured software, Very smooth movement, Rubber sides add to comfort and hold...
Cons: Large, edgy side buttons, Hardware DPI switch requires the use of navigation buttons, May be a bit too lightweight for some, No custom weight system, Possibly too long USB cable, Package design may go under, next to the ones from other manufacturers, Manual / CD hard to find in the package
Conclusion: The NZXT Avatar is very impressive, especially since NZXT are noobs to the gaming peripheral world. It’s got a good DPI with perfect accuracy and great comfort ratings; though the sensitivity could have been upped to 3200DPI to bring it in line with other top end mice.
Pros: Great speed and accuracy, Comfortable over long periods, fits small hands, Looks great
Cons: DPI a little low, Price is a bit high, No macro ability