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Razer Basilisk V2


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Product Overview

Razer Basilisk V2 shares many of the same upgrades that the DeathAdder V2 has received: 20000 DPI, 650 IPS / 50G Razer Focus+ sensor, Razer Optical Mouse Switches, and the Speedflex cable. Atthe same time, it retains the customizability that made the original Basilisk unique.
Razer Basilisk V2 features customizable scroll wheel resistance, ergonomic right-handed design with textured side-grips, and replaceable multi-function paddle.


What we found

  • Excellent performance for FPS games
  • Comfortable to use even as an office mouse
  • Sleek design
  • Nothing in particular

What external reviewers found

External score 76%
  • Fantastic DPI sensor
  • Good sensor
  • Gorgeous design
  • Comfortable design
  • Comfortable backlighting
  • Lack of customization options
  • Scroll wheel resistance can be a bit tight
  • Pricey for a gaming mouse
  • No additional weights or side pods
  • Limited customization options

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External Reviews


Reviewer score 81% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from techradar have found:
The Razer Basilisk V2 is the king of mid-tier gaming mice. It has 11 programmable buttons, including a thumb paddle that acts as both a sensitivity clutch as well as any secondary action you assign. With the Razer Synapse 3 program, re-mapping these buttons is a breeze. The mouse has on-board memory to store up to five different layout profiles.
  • Easy to use
  • Customizable buttons
  • Comfortable design
  • Limited customization options


Reviewer score 68% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from tomsguide have found:
Razer's Basilisk V2 mouse has an adjustable scroll wheel, two finely textured finger grips, better gliding feet and a more accurate sensor that offers DPI up to 20,000. The mouse also has the signature "clutch," a small, optional thumb button that's especially helpful for dots-per-inch (DPI) sensitivity-lowering maneuvers. To reprogram buttons or adjust the RGB lighting, you use the Razer Synapse software.
  • Comfortable design
  • Comfortable clutch
  • Good sensor
  • Lack of customization options
  • Pricey for a gaming mouse


Reviewer score 70% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from tomshardware have found:
Razer equipped the Basilisk V2 with many of the same features it added to the DeathAdder V2. It boasts the same Razer Focus+ optical sensor with support for up to 20,000 CPI. The mouse supports Razer Hypershift, which allows it to switch to a different profile when you hold down the assigned button.
  • Comfortable palm rest
  • Razer Focus+ optical sensor
  • Adjustable scroll wheel resistance
  • Scroll wheel resistance can be a bit tight


Reviewer score 85% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found:
The Razer Basilisk V2 is a super-comfortable wired gaming mouse. It features Razer’s Focus+ sensor, which is unparalleled in gaming. The 11 programmable buttons are infinitely programmable, with options ranging from system functions to opening applications and programming macros. The included Hypershift function adds yet another layer of customisation and effectively doubles the number ofProgrammable buttons to 22.
  • Gorgeous design
  • Fantastic DPI sensor
  • Comfortable backlighting
  • No additional weights or side pods


  1. ^ Razer Basilisk V2 review. [techradar].
  2. ^ Razer Basilisk V2 review. [tomsguide].
  3. ^ Razer Basilisk V2 Gaming Mouse Review: A Better DeathAdder. [tomshardware].
  4. ^ Razer Basilisk V2 Mouse Review. [trustedreviews].