When comparing Thermaltake Ventus X 2015 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 16th while Thermaltake Ventus X 2015 is ranked 71st.
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Pro Fast response, fast tracking
With a 5700 DPI and a polling rate that ranges from 125-1000 the Thermaltake Ventus X 2015 allows for accurate tracking and response time. Making for a good mouse to use in first person shooters as well as daily activities.
The ergonomic right handed design allows for a comfortable palm grip to be used with the device.
Pro Adjustable weight
There are extra weights that users can place into the device to customize the weight of the device.
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 Stiff scroll wheel
The scroll wheel tends to be a bit stiff which may cause inaccurate scrolls.
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.