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When I play a FPS with my wireless mouse I feel that the game reacts more slowly than my movements. Is a wireless mouse less reactive than a classic mouse? Is there a loss of performance with wireless mouse? What is the latency of a classic mouse or wireless mouse? How can I test that?

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How does your wireless mouse communicate with its surface and your computer? – BoltClock Nov 22 '11 at 16:44
lazer and wood. The surface is not the problem. – B413 Nov 22 '11 at 16:49
possible duplicate of Are wireless mice still a no-no for gaming? – FAE Nov 22 '11 at 17:01
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Wireless mice have several disadvantages for gaming, latency being one of them. They also have a nasty habit of dying just as you're about to get the game-winning kill. It may or may not be the biggest/only bottleneck to your gaming performance, but it's certainly true that more gaming mice exist that are wired than wireless.

As far as testing it goes, you could take a look at this article, which contains testing suggestions and tuning opportunities to measure the latency of you wireless mouse versus a wired one.

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also, this technology is interesting too, the single disadvantage is the mouse-pad – e-MEE Nov 23 '11 at 6:36

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