When comparing Roccat Tyon vs SteelSeries Rival 300, the Slant community recommends Roccat Tyon for most people. In the question“What is the best gaming mouse?” Roccat Tyon is ranked 15th while SteelSeries Rival 300 is ranked 24th.
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Pro Many keys, 1D analog stick, illumination, good sensor
Pro Full Linux support
Roccat has good Linux drivers.
Pro Highly accurate
The Steelseries Rival gaming mouse has a built in Pixart PMW3310 optical sensor that offers great tracking control. There's no angle-snapping, hardware acceleration, or jitter.
Pro Great accompanying software suite
Steelseries uses a software suite called Engine 3 that is low resource and used to customize their gaming mouse options.
Pro Great value for money
At $39 the Rival gaming mouse has a great balance between build quality and value for money.
Pro Great for those with large hands and using claw grip
Pro Comfortable to handle
This mouse is very well balanced in weight, size and ergonomics making for a mouse that is easy and comfortable to handle.
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 Not extremely ergonomic
Not entirely fit for claw grips with small hands, and gets uncomfortable after a while.
Con Rubber grips get worn out very quickly
Con Rubber grips get slippery with sweaty hands
When using the mouse for long duration's the sweat from the users hands can make the rubber side grips slippery.