When comparing SteelSeries Rival 300 vs Logitech G502, the Slant community recommends SteelSeries Rival 300 for most people. In the question“What is the best mouse for programmers?” SteelSeries Rival 300 is ranked 8th while Logitech G502 is ranked 12th.
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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.
Pro Free scrolling wheel
With the press of a button, the scroll wheel will go from regular clicking to smooth free-spinning so that scrolling through long documents or webpages is a breeze.
Pro 11 programmable buttons
With the setup utility, the 11 buttons can be mapped to any key sequence. With 3 possible on-board profiles, and even more profiles stored on the computer, you can use a different setup for every program.
Pro Weight and balance tuning
If you want to change the weight or balance of the mouse, it comes with several that you can insert in the bottom of the mouse.
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.