When comparing Roccat Tyon vs Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0, the Slant community recommends Roccat Tyon for most people. In the question“What is the best gaming mouse?” Roccat Tyon is ranked 15th while Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 is ranked 55th.
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Pro Many keys, 1D analog stick, illumination, good sensor
Pro Full Linux support
Roccat has good Linux drivers.
Pro Great tracking
Although only a 400 DPI mouse, it tracks accurately without acceleration, angle snapping or prediction.
Pro 1.2mm lift-off distance on every surface
Pro Wider base gives more wrist support
Pro Programmable buttons
Side buttons can be programmed.
Pro Customization software is easy to use
Pro Customize sensitivity settings
With Precision Booster feature.
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.