Razer Unlocks World’s First True 8,000 Hz Wireless Polling Rate with Viper Mini Signature Edition Gaming Mouse

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Razer has launched a new firmware update for the Viper Mini Signature Edition that allows the lightweight gaming mouse with magnesium alloy chassis, Razer Focus Pro 30K Optical Sensor, Razer Optical Mouse Switches Gen-3, Razer HyperPolling Wireless Dongle, and other features to operate at a wireless polling rate of 8,000 Hz. Per a press release that Razer outed today, the Viper Mini Signature Edition is the world’s first gaming mouse to achieve this level of wireless technology, something that Razer has described as being “unparalleled,” with 0.125 ms polling intervals. The Razer Viper Mini Signature Edition, which weighs only 49 grams, is available exclusively through Razer.com for $279.99 USD / 319.99€ MSRP.

From a Razer press release:

Throughout the past year, Razer has persistently introduced industry-leading innovations that have solidified its role as the leading gaming brand worldwide. Introducing features such as the Focus Pro 30K Optical Sensor, boasting 99.8% resolution accuracy—the most accurate sensor to date—and pushing the limits to 90 million clicks with Optical Mouse Switches Gen-3. Combining these state-of-the-art technologies, the Viper Mini Signature Edition remains the premier top-tier mouse in the market.

Razer’s HyperPolling Wireless technology provides unparalleled accuracy and responsiveness, making it the ultimate tool for competitive gamers. The dongle’s sleek design connects effortlessly to PCs via Type C and features a customizable LED light. Gamers can also adjust the polling rate using Razer Synapse on PC, selecting from 125 Hz to the groundbreaking 8000 Hz rate. This versatility allows players to optimize performance based on their game’s requirements, tailoring the polling rate for individual titles in their library.

The firmware update enabling true 8000 Hz wireless polling rates for the Viper Mini Signature Edition is now available for download here. Owners of the mouse can experience this revolutionary update starting April 24, 2023, redefining the standards for gaming mice and further reinforcing Razer’s position as the ultimate choice for gamers worldwide.

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