Asus ROG Pugio review: Can you ever have too much RGB?

The ROG Pugio is a fantastic ambidextrous mouse that really is made with everyone in mind.

The good

  • Super customisable
  • Comprehensive software controls
  • Stylish look
  • Great build quality
  • Helpful included accessories

The bad

  • Lower DPI than other similar mice
  • Only a wired variant
  • Limited DPI button tiers

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Asus has become a big competitor in the saturated peripherals market in recent years with a wide array of its own Asus keyboards, mice and headsets being released. How does its Republic of Gamers Pugio mouse stack up against the vast competition?


Design

  • Configurable side-button placement provides welcome flexibility
  • Unique shape takes some getting used to
  • Braided cable protects against wear and tear
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Performance

  • Sensitivity adjustable up to 7,200 DPI
  • Omron switches are reliable and responsive
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Features

  • On-the-fly DPI switching with support for two profiles
  • 3 customisable RGB lighting zones
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Pricing and availability

The Pugio is available from Umart, Scorptec, PC Case Gear, Kogan and more places within Australia and has a recommended retail price of $119.50.

ASUS ROG Pugio

ASUS ROG Pugio

The ASUS ROG Pugio sports three independent RGB lighting zones, switchable side buttons and sensitivity up to 7,200 DPI.

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    Specs

    ASUS ROG Pugio

    Sensitivity

    Maximum DPI
    7,200

    Physical Dimensions

    Number of Buttons
    7
    Depth
    120mm
    Width
    68mm
    Height
    37mm
    Weight
    103g

    Features

    Wireless
    No
    RGB
    Yes

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