CM Storm Spawn

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Another weapon joins the CM Storm gaming arsenal in the form of Spawn, an ultra responsive mouse that has been specially crafted for claw grip gamers. Professional and competitive players alike will marvel at its lightweight, ergonomic, and reassuringly solid design. Spawn's excellent build quality and feature set makes it the preferred gaming mouse of Professional StarCraft II Player, CMStormPolt, Two-Time WCS America Champion.


Spawn is equipped with Omron's patented micro switch technology that guarantees a lifespan of at least 5 million clicks, allowing you to outlast and outplay your opponents.


Spawn utilizes a high performance optical engine that ensures extreme stability. Built with an anti-drift architecture, Spawn exhibits lossless performance under lift and drop scenarios.


The Sentinel-X microprocessor safeguards your mouse settings by storing button assignments, advanced macros, and other customizations for easy plug and play functionality.


Ultra precise stepping encoder allows gamers to navigate small distances with the scroll wheel while establishing great control and precision.


Model SGM-2000-MLON1
Available Color Black + Red
Material Rubber Grip / ABS Plastic
Dimension (W) 75.5 X (H) 110 X (D) 35 mm
(W) 3 X (H) 4.3 X (D) 1.3 inch
Weight 142 g / 0.313 lb
Sensor 3500 DPI Storm Tactical Optical Sensor
Maximum Tracking Speed 60 IPS
Maximum Acceleration 20g
Polling Time 1.0ms
Speed Measurement 6400 fps
Onboard Memory 32Kb
Form Factor Right Hand Ergonomic
Button Assignment 7
Weight System No
Warranty 1 year
UPC Code 884102010439
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    • Click logo to read full review: : February 2012

      "You’re either going to love or hate the CoolerMaster Spawn mostly because of it’s grip. If you’re the type of gamer that holds your mouse like an eagle gripping a fish. Welcome. This is your mouse. "

      » Details : January 2012

      "With so many great mice and keyboards out there it was really difficult to pick a winner but after much deliberation we kept coming back to a dark horse: the Cooler Master Spawn.  This mouse may only be appealing to a certain subset of gamers but with a claw grip design it is small and easy to use mouse that caters to a market that’s been largely overlooked. With a unique set of abilities, oh so comfortable ergonomics, a great software backbone and an asking price that significantly undercuts comparable products from Razer and SteelSeries, the Spawn really is at the top of its class."

      » Details : December 2011

      "Put another one in the win column for gaming peripheral upstart CM Storm. The CM Storm Spawn is a continued favorite for its portability, rubberized, comfortable grip, and great performance. It doesn’t do well on bright surfaces, but aside from that it’s still my favored mouse for taking on the road (along with the NOX Audio Specialist headset.)"

      » Details : July 2011

      "Over all the Cooler Master Storm Spawn has provided comfort, customization and an easy set-up for those who don’t care to tinker with the installation process. I loved how easy it was to plug and play with is, and how it fit comfortably in my hands."

      » Details : July 2011

      "Decent price, claw grip style design, good performance"

      » Details : July 2011

      "The CM Spawn has good performance, a vibrant color, and tracks accurately. It is an affordable and easy-to-use gaming mouse for gamers. "

      » Details Recommended Product : June 2011

      "The Spawn can be had for a respectable $49.99 USD from online retailers. When most gaming mice go for double that, it is almost impossible not to recommend the Cooler Master Spawn. Performance and quality are top-notch"

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      Tweaknews: Top Rank Award : June 2011

      "My first claw-grip style mouse proved to be a win on a personal level, but be sure you understand the differences between the Spawn and palm-grip mice before making a purchase. Once you're sure this style suits you, then I can highly recommend this offering from CM Storm."

      » Details : May 2011

      "...what we can tell you is that the Spawn now has a permanent place on my desk as the primary mouse for gaming, photo and video editing as well as general usage. If Cooler Master came out with a wireless version of this (BlueTooth hint, hint,…) I would buy that too."

      » Details Recommended : April 2011

      "The Spawn assisted me well in the first-person realm, training my hand into the claw-position, which allowed for quicker and more precise actions."

      » Details : April 2011

      "Overall the CM Spawn is a great "claw" style mouse with excellent precision, response, and features. Given the nature of the mouse it may not be for everyone but if this a style you've worked with before then this would be a great choice."

      » Details 5 out of 5 : April 2011

      "I was not a claw grip FPS player until the Spawn mouse, now I can't see going back.  The large glide pads on the bottom make the Spawn slide easily over most surfaces.  This mouse has the perfect feel for FPS's."

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      OVERCLOCKERSHQ GOLD : April 2011

      "So would I recommend it? Yes, after my time with the CM Storm Spawn I can say that it is a well made mouse very capable of being your next upgrade be you a gamer or just a general computer user."

      » Details  10/10 : April 2011

      "I like it! One of the easiest mice to set up out of the box and use. If you are looking for a simple and a great FPS mouse, this might be the one you should be considering. Spawn has a lot of features to offer its users and that makes it a valuable mouse."

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      Hardwarecanucks - Dam Good Value : April 2011

      "For this uncompromising approach to ergonomics we award it our Dam Innovative award. Since it is not only innovative but also carries a killer price of about $50 we also feel comfortable in also awarding the Spawn our Dam Good Value award."

      » Details : March 2011

      "those who prefer the claw-style grip will certainly find a lot to like. It offers excellent tracking performance along with sturdy construction, and the onboard memory is a nice feature for keeping your settings with you wherever you go."

      » Details : March 2011

      "Overall, the Cooler Master Spawn is a great buy for Linux gamers, first time gaming mouse buyers, and those who want a great daily use mouse."

      » Details  Bronze : March 2011

      "the model has a perfect design, indeed flawless, a dream come true for a “claw gripper”. The mouse has rubber coating in the right places and it never escaped our fingers. That's a high mark that guaranteed the precision we required for marksmanship when playing Call of Duty Black Ops and Battlefield Bad Company 2."

      » Details Crowned Product Award : March 2011

      "Overall, we believe the Spawn is a great mouse, it has a slightly different feel, but performs and looks great, and has quickly become one of my favorite mice to use!"

      » Details : March 2011

      "The Spawn brings a nice mix of premium specifications without any of the fluff often found in high end gaming mice; such as removable weights or fancy lighting effects."

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      3dgameman: KICKASS : March 2011

      "The Cooler Master Storm Spawn Gaming Mouse has a 3500 DPI optical sensor, 60 IPS, 20G, 7 programmable buttons, rubber grips, long cable and is affordable. If you're right handed and have average to large sized hands, this might be the mouse for you."

      » Details : March 2011

      "The Cooler Master Storm Spawn is a great mouse. All of the buttons have a strong backing and just the right amount of resistance. The design is ergonomic and very comfortable once you get used to it. The software for the mouse is fairly powerful, and the mouse can be customized enough for the majority of uses."

      » Details  Recommended : March 2011

      "Many may consider this advantage of the Spawn, to actually be a disadvantage, and that is the size.....The combination of length and non-slip grips made it easy to keep the mouse between our fingers and not flying all over the desktop."

      » Details Approved : February 2011

      "As I plainly stated in the beginning of this section, the Cooler Master Storm Spawn works very well. It has everything a FPS gamer needs to be successful at their craft, and gamers from most other genres will be satisfied as well."

      » Details : February 2011

      "In short, the CM Spawn is a solid recommendation for a budget gaming mouse and well worth checking out if you're in the market for one."

      » Details : February 2011

      "The cooler master Storm Spawn could be one of the best mid end mouse out there......The Spawn has a unique touch to it. Making it a very comfortable mouse to use and over extended amount of gameplay, Back up with Omron switches, you are promised at least 5 Million clicks till its worn."

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      3dgameman: KICKASS : February 2011

      "The Cooler Master Storm Spawn Gaming Mouse has a 3500 DPI optical sensor, 60 IPS, 20G, 7 programmable buttons, rubber grips, long cable and is affordable. If you're right handed and have average to large sized hands, this might be the mouse for you."

      » Details Xtreme Award : February 2011

      "It would be hard to find something really wrong with the Spawn. The Cooler Master Storm Spawn with a price of $49.99  is a heavy contender in the budget PC gamer’s market."

      » Details : February 2011

      "If you have smaller hands, this mouse would probably be perfect for you......Overall I enjoyed the feel and comfort of the Spawn. It has a unique design which conforms well to your hand."

      » Details Editors Choice Gold : February 2011

      "The high quality construction of this mouse, the ability to easily customize this mouse, and great value that the Spawn gaming mouse offers has earned this mouse our "Editor's Choice - Gold" award."

      » Details  Silver Tachometer : February 2011

      "The performance of the CM Storm Spawn is fantastic for the price you pay tracking flawlessly across any surface that I threw at it, along with giving me pinpoint accuracy for the most effective killing of necromorphs. Outside of gaming, the Spawn keeps its comfort up even during long sessions of work on a computer and the customizable DPI is great for photo editing where a quick change in sensitivity can really make the difference between an easy edit and something that could be painfully tedious."

      » Details  Gold Seal of Approval : February 2011

      "The Spawn is an attractive, well-made gaming mouse from Cooler Master's Storm division. Offering an adjustable three-way optical sensor up to 3500 DPI, seven programmable buttons and precise scroll wheel and micro switches with up to five million clicks, the Spawn should provide many years of happy gaming."

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      PCWizKid: Recommended : February 2011

      "PCWizKid recommendation of this product comes from the obvious, slick look and feel, exellent controls and good software to program the CM Spawn for your first person shooter."

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      OCC: Editors Choice : February 2011

      "You are going to get a bunch of features packed into one nicely designed small package that is going to give you a nice ergonomic design, especially if you are a claw-style gamer."

      » Details  Great Hardware : February 2011

      " If you're looking for a mouse that is sleek, comfortable, feature-rich, and won't break the bank, then the Spawn is worth a very serious look."

      » Details Recommended : January 2011

      "Overall I was very impressed with the Cooler Master Spawn. It's a great and simple mouse that doesn't have a ton of confusing buttons or flashy lights all over it. It has great customization options, including the ability to change the left and right buttons."

      » Details  Gold : January 2011

      "Overall, the Storm Spawn may be one of the most complete input devices I have ever come across. Not only does it have excellent gaming characteristics, but the features of the Storm Spawn translate very well into everyday usage. The Cooler Master Storm Spawn is highly recommended, not only as a gaming mouse, but for everyday use as well."

      » Details  Gold Silicon Award : January 2011

      "With an MSRP of $49.99, the Spawn will be a strong contender in the budget PC gamer’s market, and should be a top choice for any serious gamer to consider!"

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