Corsair Dark Core RGB Pro​ Wireless mouse review

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Specification and unboxing

Specifications and features

First, some marketing info as provided by Corsair:

“The new DARK CORE RGB PRO is part of CORSAIR’s ongoing effort to deliver more diverse options to players of all kinds to help them achieve top performance in any genre. This is a premium wireless gaming mouse ideal for players of FPS/MOBA game genre, equipped with cutting-edge technology available only from CORSAIR. From the proprietary hyper-fast SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS Technology to a custom 18,000 DPI optical sensor optimized for wireless, to 2,000Hz USB hyper-polling for blazingly fast response times. Its design combines a carefully sculpted contoured shape with performance grip surface patterns, two interchangeable right-side grips, and an all-new extra-durable scroll wheel. A reversible USB-C connector offers frustration-free battery charging, while the DARK CORE RGB PRO SE model also features Qi® wireless charging for a completely cable-free experience."



  • Three ways to connect: sub-1ms SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS technology, low-latency Bluetooth® wireless technology, or USB wired.
  • Play with pinpoint accuracy and precision thanks to a custom PixArt PAW3392 native 18,000 DPI optical
  • sensor, optimized for wireless mice with extremely low power consumption and customizable in 1 DPI
  • resolution steps.
  • Hyper-polling technology communicates with your PC at up to 2,000Hz, twice the speed of standard
  • gaming mice, ensuring blazingly fast response times.
  • Charges with an easy-to-use, reversible USB-C connector, or wirelessly with any Qi-compatible charging
  • device such as the CORSAIR MM1000 mouse pad (Qi charging on SE model only).
  • Comfortable contoured shape with two included interchangeable side grips for a tailored fit.
  • Nine-zone dynamic RGB backlighting, including an integrated light bar with four individually addressable
  • RGB LEDs, offers near-endless customization of colors and lighting effects.
  • Get an in-game advantage with eight buttons, fully programmable with custom macros and button
  • remaps.
  • Up to 50 hours of continuous battery-powered wireless gaming or plug in for wired mode to continue
  • gameplay while charging.
  • High-performance Omron switches rated for more than 50 million clicks.
  • Powerful CORSAIR iCUE software lets you assign macros, adjust polling rate, customize RGB lighting
  • effects synchronized across all of your iCUE-compatible devices, and much more.
  • Onboard profile storage to take up to three lighting and macro profiles with you.


Pixart PMW3392
18,000 DPI
Polling rate:
1000 Hz (2000 Hz for the USB Receiver)
Supported Grip Types:
127.0(L) x 89.0(W) x 43.0(H) mm / 5.00”(L) x 3.50”(W) x 1.69”(H)
Lifetime (L/R):
50 millions
Number of Buttons:
RGB 9 zones
133 g
Cable Length:
1.8 m
Available Colors:
$79.99,€99.99/$89.99,109.99€ for the SE version
2 years

But yeah, let's move onwards to the photoshoot.

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