The G500 gaming mouse has 10 programmable buttons and a max DPI of 5700. This gaming mouse has two scrolling modes -click and freescrolling. It also comes with up to 27g of weight that can be added on to your liking.
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Pro Dual-mode scroll wheel
This mouse has two scrolling modes - notched and freescrolling. The modes can be switched on-the-fly with a button located just below the scroll-wheel.
Pro Great for palm grip
Clearly designed specifically for palm grip.
Pro Onboard memory allows saving settings on the gaming mouse itself
The onboard memory will allow the user to store on custom profile no matter what PC they plug the device into.
Pro Adjustable weight
This gaming mouse also comes with weights (6 weights of 1.7g, 6 weights of 4.5g) that can be added on with a maximum of 27g of weights at a time.
The Logitech G500 has more an edge on the left side for users to rest their thumbs.
Pro Braided cord
The Logitech G500 gaming mouse comes with a braided cable.
Pro 10 programmable buttons
There are ten programmable buttons on the device.
Pro Horizontal click scroll wheel
The mouse wheel can be clicked down in the center or to the left and right. This created three different buttons in one.
Pro On-the-fly CPI switch on the side of the left click
There is a switch on the side that allows for on the fly CPI switching.
Pro Great value
Con Not produced anymore
Logitech G500 was replaced by G500s in 2013 and that in turn was replaced by the G502 Proteus Core in 2014.
Con Too heavy even without weights
Con Scroll wheel is too loose
Clicking the scroll wheel is not precise and often the user will left or right click the wheel instead of actually clicking the center click.
Con Suffers from acceleration
All Avago ADNS-S9500 laser sensors suffer from acceleration issues and being that is the sensor used in the Logitech G500 it is a problem that this mouse suffers.