Logitech G700s Gaming Mouse Review
The G700 is, far and away, one of the most comfortable mice we’ve ever reviewed. Textured and grooved thumb rests fit our thumb perfectly. The shape of the mouse fits our hands almost flawlessly when we play with the grip of a palm or claw.
The G700 also offers support that is almost ideal for any hand size, but left-handed users are out of luck: Mouse is only available in right-hand configurations.
It would be easy to be stoned by the 13 G700 buttons, but Logitech does an excellent job of loosening it. In addition to the left and right mouse buttons, there are four thumb buttons, three for the index finger and one under the scroll wheel. The scroll wheel itself clicks three directions.
But this wheel is the G700’s most significant weakness; extraordinarily sensitive, he offered no resistance. You will scroll to all places while trying to click left and right until you can keep all your fingers away from the scroll wheel. It’s quite annoying when surfing the Web or writing documents, but can be devastating in the midst of a pitched online battle.
The G700 supports ten separate profiles: five stored on the mouse and five stored on the computer. You can import and export your profiles online or save them on your device. Also, you can switch between profiles by using the Logitech software or by programming a button to do it.
One of the best things of the G700 is its ability to download game profiles. Logitech software can download profiles for big games like “StarCraft II” or “Borderlands,” and automatically change your mouse profile when the game launch. You still have to program the buttons yourself, but a profile will give you options like Wake or Attack-Move rather than just a list of B or A buttons.
Making wireless mice as responsive as their wired counterparts has traditionally been very difficult, but the G700s succeeded as wired and wireless peripherals. We find the mouse to be sensitive, precise, and accurate, whether we work with software every day or play games. The only exception, as discussed above, is the fiddly scroll wheel, which blocks everything.
While it’s not as useful to turn off online gamers as an MMO mouse that has more buttons, the G700 finds an amazing balance between flexibility and MMO-specific utilities. These peripherals are very comfortable, and function in both wired and wireless configurations for almost all games under the sun.
Left-handed people are less fortunate, but semi-serious MMO fans of dextral persuasion would be wise to check this device.
Logitech G700s Gaming Mouse Specification
|USB VID_PID||VID_046D&PID_C07C (via USB cable)|
|USB Protocol||USB 2.0|
|DPI (Min/Max)||Software adjustable
|Sensor||Laser (no visible light)|
|Onboard Memory||5 hardware memory profiles|
|Scroll Wheel||Hyper-fast; supports horizontal|
|Indicator Lights (LED)||Power and Battery|
|Special Buttons||G-Keys: 8 (G4-G11), DPI toggle, Back, Hyperscroll toggle|
|Connect / Power||On/Off switch|
|Battery Details||Removable, Rechargeable
Battery size: AA
Battery qnty: 1
Battery type: NiMh
|Battery Life||Recharge time: 3 – 4 hours
Discharge time: Up to 10.5 hours
|USB Protocol||USB 2.0|
|Receiver Size||Nano receiver|
|Product component||Width||Depth/Length||Height||Weight (with battery)|
|Mouse||84 mm (3.3 inch)||129 mm (5.1 inch)||47 mm (1.9 inch)||147 g (5.19 ounces)|
|Receiver||14 mm (0.55 inch)||19 mm (0.75 inch)||6 mm (0.24 inch)||2 g (0.07 ounces)|
G700s Gaming Mouse Manual
Logitech G700s Gaming Mouse Driver
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