"The fact is though that SteelSeries have designed this to be a no-frills mouse with a low cost but minimal compromise on the quality, something backed by the slogan "No Frills, just kills". Overall we would say that SteelSeries have found the right balance as the Kinzu V2 Pro Edition performs well, feels great to use and should last due to the components used. At €45 RRP a very worthwhile purchase for gamers on a budget."
"If you are looking to have great mouse performance but you do not want to break the bank to buy a bunch of features you may or may not use, the Kinzu v2 Pro edition will get you fragging in no time. T"
Score: 8.5/ 10
"If you’re looking for a lower-end gaming mouse, and are willing to sacrifice on a few extras to reduce the price point, while still getting get the best possible performance in the sensor and its accuracy, I’d be hard pushed to recommend you a better mouse that can be bought for the tiny price that this one costs."
"SteelSeries offers those on a budget a very versatile and useful tool to improve their gaming on a level very close to its larger brethren."
"SteelSeries has always been one company since the start of TheGamingExperienc e that fed my fuel for more and better peripherals for my high-end PC. This time though, we kept it simple, and they sent me a Kinzu v2 Pro Edition gaming mouse. This mouse was actually a great refresher as I have been used to 5-10 programmable buttons; switching back to the basics is just what I needed."
"A quick jaunt through Serious Sam: HD proved the Kinzu to still hold the SteelSeries DNA, meaning great performance and accuracy."
The Kinzu v2 Pro Edition is built to kill (and win). It features, tournament grade Omron button switches which are recognized by the industry and the community as reliable, high-end hardware components that deliver ‘best-in-class’ performance and feedback.
The SteelSeries Kinzu v2 Pro Edition uses optical technology and operates at 3600 Frames Per Second and supports stable movement speeds at 65 Inches Per Second. These specs simply say that regardless of your frantic movements, the mouse will consistently deliver, especially for fast-paced FPS games.
The centrally located toggle button allows you to quickly switch between two sensitivity settings. The pre-defined CPI settings in the Kinzu v2 Pro Edition are used and recommended by professional gamers all over the world. These CPI settings are also easily adjustable if you want to personalize your Kinzu v2 Pro Edition via the SteelSeries Engine software.
The SteelSeries Engine allows you to customize your mouse settings like never before. With the SteelSeries Engine installed you are able to:
We are proud to be associated with some of the best players in the world of eSports. We maintain strong relationships and have continuous dialogue with teams like Natus Vincere, SK Gaming, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses and others who help in the development and improvement of our products.
To ensure maximum performance in all gaming scenarios we enlisted help from world-class StarCraft® II, Counter-Strike, DotA, League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, WarCraft® III and Doom players.
The SteelSeries Kinzu v2 Pro Edition is ergonomically shaped to comfortably fit all three grip styles – claw, palm and swipe – for easy reach to all 4 buttons whether the user is playing a fast-paced FPS game or even a long session MMO game.
Material: High Performance PTFE material covers 16 % of mouse bottom to ensure maximum glide. We recommend changing glides regularly as they will eventually be worn down.
The SteelSeries Kinzu v2 Pro Edition is made to be stable on every kind of surface with the help of its Tournament Grade optical sensor. This sensor is also designed to eliminate jitter and provide optimized stability for the user.
Frames per second: 3600
Inches per second: 65
Mega pixels per second: 3.7
Counts per inch: 400 – 3200
Maximum acceleration: 30 G
Sensor data path: True 16 bit
Lift distance: ~2 mm
Maximum polling: 1000 Hz