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Mad Catz R.A.T. M

Mad Catz R.A.T. M
alaScore 85

8 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Mad Catz R.A.T. M. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability. The reliability is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the size and price, and there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

design, reliability, durability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Mad Catz R.A.T. M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 8 reviews)

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Mad Catz R.A.T. M


The Mad Catz R.A.T. M is a flexible wireless gaming mouse you can take anywhere, but its small size and big price tag hold it back.

Convenient design. Powerful gaming mouse

Uncomfortable for large hands. Palm rest tends to push back into the mouse body when extended

Gaming mice are usually complicated affairs, and wireless gaming mice tend to be even more involved. Besides a cable, high-end gaming mice usually have a charging cradle and are designed to sit quietly on a desk when not in use. This is great if you...

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MAD CATZ R.A.T. M Wireless Mobile Gaming Mouse


Mad Catz arguably changed the gaming mouse market when they released their R.A.T. into the wild. With an unusual appearance and a previously unapproachable level of customization, the subsequent R.A.T. series of mice went on to win multiple awards and...

Solid construction ; 5D button is a great innovation ; Positive, tactile button feedback on every button ; Surprisingly comfortable ; Great tracking on multiple surfaces ; Long battery life ; Included Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter, stores in mouse

Too expensive ; Precision aim feature not an option ; 120Hz polling rate ; Wing" button a little hard to press ; 5D button needs a little refinement ; Unfortunate marketing direction ; New Bluetooth technology - no backwards compatibility ; Extended...

The R.A.T. M was a confusing performer. Sure, it tracked well on every surface I tried it on, and all of the buttons have a satisfying tactile action to them. The main "mouse things" are in place. The polling rate leaves a little to be desired though...

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MadCatz R.A.T.m GameSmart Mouse Review


I think most would agree, when it comes to rodents, the cute fluffy kind are much preferred than the bit fat wiry wiskered grey kind. Such is what gaming peripheral purveyor Madcatz has newly forged. The [...]

Great performance for mobile gamers ; Solid battery life ; Great versatility ; Easy and expansive software suite

Pricey ; A bit too small for some and/or prolonged use ; Brief moment of lag from reception interference

Product Specifications


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Built-in Storage Capability: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Type:2-ways
Scrolling Wheel: Yes
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: Yes
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical Laser
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Bluetooth