ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition Review
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ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition Review

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming mouse designed for competitive play and precision.

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a new, premium wireless gaming mouse engineered by ROG and Aim Lab for pro gamers for competitive gaming. With a weight of 54 grams, it’s the lightest wireless gaming mouse we’ve tested.

The mouse features a 36,000 DPI ROG AimPoint sensor for extreme accuracy and fine control, and can last up to 90 hours on a single charge. It offers multiple connectivity options such as Bluetooth, USB wired or 2.4GHz USB dongle for quick responsiveness and precision. The mouse has a comfortable shape and design, and includes PTFE glide pads for fast-paced gaming.

Highlights

  • Wired, 2.4GHz wireless and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Pair up to three devices
  • 36, 00 DPI sensor
  • Up to 90 hours battery life
  • Five buttons
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

Specifications

SensorROG AimPoint
SwitchesMechanical
DPI36,000 DPI
Polling rate1,000 Hz
Max Speed650IPS
Max Acceleration50G
Buttons5
ConnectivityUSB 2.0 Bluetooth 5.1 Wireless 2.4GHz
BatteryRechargeable Li-Po battery
Battery Life90 hours without lighting 79 hours with default lighting (Breathing)
Measurements (LXWXH)127.5 x 63.7 x 39.6 mm (LxWxH)
Weight54g
SoftwareArmoury Crate
CompatibilityWindows 10 Windows 11

Packaging

The packaging comes in an ASUS ROG branded cardboard box with photos and specifications on the sides. The box is durable and the keyboard and accessories are well protected. You have to download the Armoury Crate software manually.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

The packaging includes:

  • 1 x ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition gaming mouse
  • 1 x USB Dongle
  • 1 x USB Dongle Extender
  • 1 x ROG Paracord
  • 1 x Quick start guide
  • 1 x Warranty Booklet
  • 1 x ROG x Aim Lab Sticker
  • 3 x Mouse feet
  • 1 x Thank you card
  • 1 x Mouse Grip Tape Set

Design

The ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a compact and lightweight mouse measuring 125 x 63.5 x 40 mm (LxWxH) and weighing only 54g. It has a natural and comfortable feel for users. The mouse comes in black color only and features a minimalist design with a matte-textured finish and an ambidextrous design – similar to the Logitech G Pro X Superlight we reviewed earlier. It is made of high-quality plastic and bio-based nylon materials and is suitable for all hand sizes and grip types.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition has a USB-C port at the front. It features 5 buttons, all of which can be remapped through the Armoury Crate software. The left and right click buttons are precise, crisp, and quiet. The scroll wheel is also precise with good resistance and is clickable for assigning functions.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

At the base, there is a toggle to switch between wired, Bluetooth, and wireless modes, buttons for pairing and DPI adjustment, and a storage slot for the USB dongle. The mouse also includes four PTFE pads for smooth gliding movement, a non-lit ROG logo on the back, and “ROG” written on the right side. Additionally, it comes with anti-slip mouse grip tapes for added grip and flair.

Overall, the ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a well-constructed, and premium-looking mouse that feels comfortable to use and glides smoothly.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

Features & Performance

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is equipped with a new ROG AimPoint sensor that offers adjustable DPI between 100-36,000, tracking speed of 650 IPS, and up to 50g of acceleration. The sensor provides accurate tracking with sensitivity adjustment options. One of the key features of the mouse is the built-in battery that eliminates the need for replaceable ones, and can be recharged using the USB-C port on the front side of the mouse.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

This mouse offers multiple connectivity options including wired USB, 2.4GHz wireless, or Bluetooth, and supports pairing with up to three devices. Its ROG SpeedNova wireless technology ensures low-latency, reliable wireless performance, and optimized battery efficiency in the 2.4GHz RF mode.

Customization options are available through the Armoury software, which allows you to adjust the default DPI settings and manually switch using the DPI button at the base of the mouse. In our testing, the mouse performed well with a very good overall impression. Quick movements can be made with very less effort due to the mouse being extremely lightweight but can cause some soreness during long periods of use as it’s not very ergonomic.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

In terms of buttons, the main buttons click very precisely, feel light and crisp, and are not too loud. The side buttons are easily accessible and the matte, textured surface provides a good grip. The ROG Micro Switches guarantee a 70-million-click lifespan and controlled, consistent click-feel. The scroll wheel offers good resistance and can be used with precision. Overall, we did not encounter any connection or delay issues during our testing.

ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition Software

The ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition can be customized through the Armoury software, which is available for download on the ASUS ROG website. The software allows you to adjust button functions, customize CPI and polling rate, save custom profiles in onboard memory, and more.

Additionally, the Aim Lab Settings Optimizer app can analyze your FPS gameplay and suggest mouse settings that are tailored to your playstyle. These settings can be automatically applied or manually adjusted to your preference.

Battery Life

In terms of battery life, ASUS promises up to 90 hours of use on full charge without lighting or 79 hours with default lighting. In our tests, the mouse was fully functional for about the 70 hours we used it from a single charge and still kept going. It also charges back pretty quickly.

ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review
ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition review

ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition Verdict

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming mouse designed for competitive play and precision. It has software support that allows you to customize settings to match your playstyle. The mouse boasts an adjustable 36K DPI sensor, built-in battery, and wireless connectivity options. It is designed to be ambidextrous and suitable for all grip types, and features high-quality PTFE feet for smooth movement.

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ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition

The ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming mouse designed for competitive play and precision. It has software support that allows you to customize settings to match your playstyle. The mouse boasts an adjustable 36K DPI sensor, built-in battery, and wireless connectivity options. It is designed to be ambidextrous and suitable for all grip types, and features high-quality PTFE feet for smooth movement.

THE GOOD
  • Ambidextrous
  • Ultra-lightweight
  • Comfortable grip
  • Up to 36,000 DPI
  • Multiple connectivity options
  • Dongle storage
  • Braided cables
THE BAD
  • Expensive
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