Product Comparison: Mad Catz RAT 6+ vs Mad Catz RAT 8+

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General Specifications
Mad Catz
Mad Catz
RAT 6+
RAT 8+
About the Product
Making key parts of the product adjustable,to enhance and improve your playing style. R.A.T. 6+ has an adjustable palm rest. So, whether your grip is palm, claw or finger-tip, the R.A.T. 6+ can quickly adapt by adjusting in length to suit you.
The R.A.T.8+ is designed to provide you the edge you need in professional gaming. With 16,000 DPI sensor, it does not only ensure the perfect accuracy for tracking the enemies but also offer the balance and quick response.
Key Specs
12000 dpi
16000 dpi
Sensor Type
Number of Buttons
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Mad Catz RAT 6+ Gaming Mouse
  • The sensor is flawless, I don't think I need to go over that - you could put this sensor in a rock and it would technically be an excellent mouse.
  • The wheel is surprisingly decent quality - low resistance on the axis and very light feeling.
  • Very high quality sensor. It moves on almost any surface.
  • According to technical data, it’s really cool, in terms of speed and work, there are no problems at all.
  • The middle mouse button has the absolute worst click/switch I've ever seen in any mouse.
Mad Catz RAT 8+ Gaming Mouse
  • The buttons are all easily accessible and the mouse has completed 4 years of daily gaming without fault.
  • In games, not bad, all the buttons under your fingers and a great response.
  • Clear 16,000 dpi sensor. All buttons are responsive and have a good move.
  • Very accurate pointer. It is very convenient to play with this mouse.
  • Uses a reliable PMW3389 sensor which is pretty nice.
Size & Weight
1.5 in.
1.5 in.
4.53 in.
4.65 in.
3.43 in.
3.43 in.
5.04 oz.
5.11 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Mad Catz RAT 6+ Gaming Mouse
  • I was very happy with its funky design, customisable features and weighty feel.
  • Very light, with such a large size. Very comfortable in the hand.
  • Comfortable weight. Light enough. At the same time, a hand big enough to comfortably lay.
  • The mouse is very comfortable, with a high level of dpi and a comfortable grip, by the way it is very light.
  • Build quality is good buzz and excellent ergonomics.
Mad Catz RAT 8+ Gaming Mouse
  • Pretty nice weight. I don't use weight expand as for me the default size is perfect.
  • Underneath the R.A.T. 8+ are several circular weights that can be removed or added to customize the feel of the cursor motion.
  • The nice size and weight makes this mouse great for my use.
  • The thing is too heavy even without the extra weights supplied.
  • Unfortunately this makes it a little heavier than I'd like.
Connection Type
Cord Length
5.91 feet
5.91 feet
What customers say about "Connection"
Mad Catz RAT 6+ Gaming Mouse
  • The cable is of optimal length, it does not bend or break.
  • It’s great that the mouse is wired, as it is most suitable for games because of the minimum delay.
  • If you use the cable holder, it is almost invisible and it seems that the mouse is wireless.
  • The cord does not rub on the mat and does not bend absolutely.
  • The cable is durable in the model and it is almost not felt.
Mad Catz RAT 8+ Gaming Mouse
  • Wired mouse is the best choice for gaming. Cable is long enough.
  • Cable is decent length and pretty much flexible.
  • This mouse using wire situated in the right side of mice which is convenient as system unit is located from right side.
  • For the price, this mouse need to be not only wireless, but made of gold.
  • Cable is pretty long but clings to the table and I need to buy another expensive thing to hold the cable.
Mouse Type
Body Material
Number of Programmable Buttons
Onboard Profile Memory, Chameleon Rgb Lighting, Dynamic Ergonomics
Dynamic Ergonomics, Chameleon Rgb Lighting, Onboard memory profiles
What customers say about "Features"
Mad Catz RAT 6+ Gaming Mouse
  • The overall finish is high quality soft plastic all over.
  • The materials used are clearly of a high quality & whilst the palm-rest is adjustable.
  • Weight and length adjustment. Programmable buttons. I have side wheel set up for volume control. Very accurate and responsive.
  • It's made of cheap plastic. Really poor quality plastic.
  • The worst build quality and software on the market, the cheapest materials.
Mad Catz RAT 8+ Gaming Mouse
  • The customization on this thing is excellent, i have large hands and had no issues setting it up to be very comfortable for long gaming sessions.
  • Software is easy to use and has many features to customise the mouse.
  • Solid construction. Beautiful, and perfectly adapts to the arm.
  • The mouse is made very high quality, there are no complaints about the software; everything is very easy to configure.
  • The mouse using onboard memory, so I don't need to setup mouse from computer to computer.
Power Source
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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