Gigabyte GM-M6880 gaming mouse
Gigabyte's GM-M6880 is a budget gaming mouse
- Cheap, good weight
- Too sensitive in some games
The Gigabyte GM-M6880 has its share of faults including a hyper-sensitive laser sensor. However, considering it’s priced at $33, it is hard not to recommend the Gigabyte GM-M6880 as a good budget option for PC gamers.
Price$ 33.00 (AUD)
Gaming peripherals usually restrict themselves to enthusiasts on account of their price. However, Gigabyte has attempted to break this trend with its GM series of gaming mice that do not cost the earth. The Gigabyte GM-M6880 is a laser mouse that falls into this category.
The Gigabyte GM-M6880 is a pretty big mouse and it should fill up most of your hand. It also weighs 100 grams and as a result feels quite balanced and solid. The body is mainly made up of glossy plastic and rubberised grips. The build quality is good except for the mouse wheel which shakes around a bit. Also, the mouse wheel is difficult to click and requires some extra effort. The mouse is also designed ergonomically so that it fits well within the hand. There are also rubber grips placed on the body to help you keep a firm grip on the mouse, including one where your thumb rests and one for your ring finger. The left and right mouse buttons also are grooved for your index and middle fingers to fit in.
Apart from the left, right and middle mouse buttons, the Gigabyte GM-M6880 mouse has three more buttons. One is placed just below the middle mouse button and is used for changing the mouse's sensitivity from 800 to 1600 dpi on the fly. On the left side there are two additional buttons which you can program according to your needs. By default they are set to act as the forward and backward navigation buttons when browsing the web.
The Gigabyte GM-M6880 mouse's performance was frankly disappointing especially when it came to regular usage. For one, it is a little too sensitive and we spent a considerable amount of time tweaking the pointer speed. Plus, sometimes even when the mouse wasn't in contact with the table, moving it still caused the pointer to move.
In gaming, the Gigabyte GM-M6880's sensitivity comes into play quite well. Especially when playing FPS games with sniper modes, the DPI button was handy. We played a couple of such games including S.T.A.L.K.E.R- Shadow of Chernobyl, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Medal of Honor: Airborne. The mouse's weight also helped bring an extra degree precision in these games.
However, in games that don't require all that much precision including GTA IV and Saint's Row 2, the Gigabyte GM-M6880's extra sensitivity served as an actual detriment. It was a similar case in RTS titles such as Dawn of War and Starcraft.
Join the newsletter!
Most Popular Reviews
- 1 Panasonic Ultra HD OLED TV Review
- 2 Oppo A77 smartphone: Full in-depth review
- 3 Huawei GR5 phone: Full, in-depth review
- 4 Ring Video Doorbell review
- 5 Sony Bravia 2017 TVs: Full, in-depth review
Latest News Articles
- Absolver celebrates 250K sales with new masks
- First Look: The Evil Within 2
- Fullbright Founders To Headline Melbourne International Games Week 2017
- MSI GE73 7RF VR Raider Gaming Laptop: Full, in-depth review
- Sony ghillie up with new Call of Duty bundle
PCW Evaluation Team
The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.
The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.
The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic
I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.
It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.
The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.
- LG G6 Plus: Full, in-depth review
- First Look: The Evil Within 2
- Huawei Y5 (2017)
- Which flagship TV is best? Sony 4K HDR Bravia 2016 versus LG 4K HDR OLED 2016
- 10 Blu-ray movies / Best looking Blu-ray movies
- FTSocial Media Executive / Specialist (Facebook) - Online PokerNSW
- TPSenior Security Consultant - WirelessNSW
- TPFront End DeveloperQLD
- FTSystem EngineerOther
- FTLevel 3 Support Engineer (Tibco, Java, J2ee, Jboss)Other
- FTChange ManagerOther
- FTIntegration Manager - (Oracle Fusion Middle ware)ACT
- FTNetwork Technical Specialist - needs Telco expOther
- FTTM1 DeveloperOther
- FTIT Security SpecialistACT
- CCIOS DeveloperNSW
- CCSoftware EngineerNSW
- CCBusiness Analyst - Government OrganizationVIC
- FTInfrastructure Engineer - POS/DesktopOther
- FTServer SupportSA
- FTDeployment Analyst / Customer Service - Minchinbury NSWOther
- FTLead Business Analyst - Logistics and Supply ChainOther
- FTLead UI Designer (Apps)NSW
- CCSOC AnalystVIC
- FTDigital Producer | High Profile Website | 6 Month ContractOther
- FTFront End UI Web DeveloperOther
- FTTECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADOther
- FTProject Manager - ApplicationsOther
- CCSenior Developer - Oracle - TelcoVIC
- FTBusiness AnalystOther