SteelSeries Aerox 3 Wired Gaming Mouse Review

I like this mouse even though I probably shouldn’t

Alex Rowe
6 min readMar 10, 2023
SteelSeries Aerox 3 gaming mouse sitting on a desk.
Photo taken by the author.

Rounding out this week of checking out SteelSeries products that I’ve been curious to try, here we are with the Aerox 3 2022 Edition wired model.

I’ll be honest with you: I bought this mouse expecting not to like it. That’s just how it goes sometimes when you’re an online person who writes stuff about tech. I can’t completely squash my personal biases, and I’ve just never totally understood the Aerox 3’s place in the market or in the SteelSeries lineup.

The mouse sells for $59 normally but often gets discounts, and you can find its official site here. That’s not an affiliate link, as I don’t use those, and I wasn’t asked or paid by SteelSeries to write this — but you can support me directly with your money if you wish by checking out the end of this piece.

You can buy the mouse off the shelf in either black or white, and it also comes in a variety of fun customizable colors through the SteelSeries web site, though those will run you a little bit of extra money. I think that’s a cool program and I wish that more companies offered something like that, since I believe that more available colors is always better. The mouse has a lightweight 59g plastic frame, TTC gold switches under the main buttons, and a…



Alex Rowe

I write about gaming, tech, music, and their industries. I have a background in video production, and I used to review games for a computer magazine.