When comparing Roccat Tyon vs EVGA Torq X5 Optical, the Slant community recommends Roccat Tyon for most people. In the question“What is the best gaming mouse?” Roccat Tyon is ranked 15th while EVGA Torq X5 Optical is ranked 29th.
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Pro Many keys, 1D analog stick, illumination, good sensor
Pro Full Linux support
Roccat has good Linux drivers.
Pro Somewhat ergonomic
The X5 has a decent resting area for the ring finger to rest as well as the thumb and pinkie finger.
Don't fret lefties!
Pro Customisable lighting
The X5 has color options as well as simple breathing affects.
Pro Uses the Pixart 3988 (6400 dpi/cpi)
The Pixart 3988 is one of the best sensors with zero acceleration and exceptional tracking.
Pro Smaller design
The smaller design of this mouse has been appreciated by many.
At under 100 grams, the X5 is very lightweight. Although some prefer heavier mice, the lightweight nature improves handling and overall accuracy.
Con No MAC OS drivers available
This is a common con for many gaming mouses. But since the mouse buttons can be bound to direct input events, lack of drivers can be overcome.
Con Functions cut down if not using Roccat keyboard
There are extra features with the Easy-Shift[+] thumb button but a Roccat keyboard has to paired with the mouse to utilize them.
Con Scroll wheel
Although it features nice, defined scroll steps, the rubber coating on the X5's scroll wheel is quite unexceptional to say the least.