The ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless is an ultralight 57-gram gaming mouse boasting ROG SpeedNova wireless and Bluetooth modes, accompanied by an extended battery lifespan. Its ROG AimPoint optical sensor ensures pinpoint accuracy, while the ROG Omni Receiver simplifies connections with a single dongle.
As one of the lightest wireless gaming mice we’ve tested, it’s equipped with a 36,000 DPI ROG AimPoint sensor for unparalleled precision, capable of lasting up to 450 hours on a single charge without RGB lighting. With wireless connectivity options including Bluetooth and a 2.4GHz USB dongle, this mouse delivers rapid responsiveness and accuracy. Featuring a comfortable design and PTFE glide pads, it’s tailor-made for high-speed gaming experiences.
- 2.4GHz wireless and Bluetooth connectivity
- Pair up to three devices
- 36,000 DPI sensor
- Up to 450 hours battery life without RGB
- Five buttons
|ROG 70M Mechanical Switch
|450 hours without lighting
|57g (without battery and USB dongle)
68g (with AAA battery and battery converter holder)
72g (with AA battery)
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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.
The packaging includes:
- 1 x ROG Impact III Wireless gaming mouse
- 1 x Wireless receiver
- 1 x Quick start guide
- 1 x Warranty booklet
- 1 x AA battery
- 1 x AAA battery
- 1 x AAA to AA battery converter holder
The ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless boasts a compact and lightweight design, measuring 120 x 62 x 39mm (LxWxH) and weighing a mere 57g without the battery. Its ambidextrous shape ensures a natural and comfortable grip for users of all hand sizes, compatible with Claw or Fingertip grip styles. Available exclusively in black, it features a sleek matte-textured finish similar to the ASUS ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition. Crafted from high-quality plastic, this mouse is both durable and ergonomic.
Equipped with 5 customizable buttons, all configurable via Armoury Crate software, the mouse offers versatility in gameplay. The left and right click PBT buttons offer exceptional durability and grip, using ROG Micro Switches rated for 70 million clicks. A standout feature is the Push-Fit Switch Socket, enabling easy swapping of compatible 3-pin mechanical switches to replace worn or broken switches.
The scroll wheel, with RGB lighting, provides precise control and assignable functions with a satisfying click. Conveniently located at the base are toggles for Bluetooth and wireless modes, along with buttons for pairing and DPI adjustment.
The top shell is easily removable, revealing a storage slot for the USB dongle and AA battery. At the base are four PTFE pads for seamless gliding, a non-illuminated ROG logo, and discreet “ROG” branding on the right side.
In summary, the ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless stands out as a well-built, lightweight mouse delivering both comfort and fluid performance.
Features & Performance
The ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless features the new ROG AimPoint sensor with adjustable DPI ranging from 100 to 36,000, tracking speed up to 650 IPS, and acceleration of up to 50g. Offering precise tracking and sensitivity adjustments, it ensures optimal performance. Powered by an AA battery, it supports wireless connectivity via 2.4GHz or Bluetooth, enabling pairing with up to three devices. Utilizing ROG SpeedNova wireless technology, it delivers low-latency, reliable performance with optimized battery efficiency.
Customization options are accessible through the Armoury software, allowing users to adjust DPI settings and switch manually using the DPI button on the mouse base. While the lightweight design facilitates quick movements, extended use may lead to discomfort due to limited ergonomic support.
Click response is precise and tactile, with the main buttons offering a light, crisp feel and minimal noise. Side buttons are conveniently positioned, and the textured surface ensures a secure grip. Equipped with ROG Micro Switches boasting a 70-million-click lifespan, they deliver consistent feedback. The scroll wheel offers resistance and precise control. Overall, our testing revealed no connectivity or delay issues.
ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless Software
The ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless can be customized to your preferences using the Armoury software, accessible for download on the ASUS ROG website. With the app, you can customize button functions, adjust CPI and polling rate, save personalized profiles to onboard memory, and more
In terms of battery life, ASUS promises up to 450 hours of use on 2.4Ghz Wireless or 618 hours on Bluetooth without lighting. In our tests, the mouse was fully functional for about two weeks we used it from a single charge and still kept going. It also charges back pretty quickly.
ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless Verdict
The ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless Edition stands out as a top-tier wireless gaming mouse built for competitive precision. With customizable settings via software support, including an adjustable 36K DPI sensor and versatile wireless connectivity, it caters to diverse playstyles. Its ambidextrous design and PTFE feet ensure comfort and smooth movement. However, the reliance on AA batteries is a minor drawback.
The launch price for the ROG STRIX Impact III Wireless Edition is yet to be disclosed.