When comparing Razer Lachesis vs SteelSeries Rival 300, the Slant community recommends SteelSeries Rival 300 for most people. In the question“What is the best gaming mouse?” SteelSeries Rival 300 is ranked 23rd while Razer Lachesis is ranked 71st.
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Pro Braided cable
Helps prevent kinking, curling and protects the cable prolonging life of mouse.
The Razer Lachesis is an ambidextrous mouse.
Pro Shape and size good for medium to large hands
The Razer Lachesis is a great mouse for those with large hands. With the hump where the users palm rest being a bit further back than a lot fo other mice it makes a good fit for those large hands.
Pro Custom color lighting
Using Razers Synapse software users can customize their color lighting.
Pro On the fly DPI switching
There are two buttons under the scroll wheel that allow for on the fly DPI switching.
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.
Pro Great value for money
At $39 the Rival gaming mouse has a great balance between build quality and value for money.
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.
Con Horrible lift-off distance
Lift-off distance is advertised as 1mm, which is not true, it's more than half an inch.
Con Unreliable drivers
The mouse freezes, lags and the mouse pointer might even die.
Con Unreliable CPI switcher
On-the-fly CPI scale resets, and sets to wrong settings often.
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.