Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Software Drivers and Review for Windows and Mac

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Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Review

Some people drive a regular vehicle because it is nothing more than a tool to reliably make it from point A to B. Having a low price tag is not detrimental. And it is undoubtedly part of a purchasing decision. Other people want to be reliable from point A to point B, too. But they want to do it with a little more comfort and style and will spend extra money to do it. And then some wish to the same reliable trip but want comfort, style, and performance – damned price. The last individual is the people who want to pay attention here. No, we will not talk about cars, but gaming mice, at least with the intention but could be so much more. Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum wireless gaming mouse, to be precise. It captivates you with its luxurious appearance and impressive specifications but then hits you with the price tag. With $ 150 MSRP, this is one of the most expensive mice on the market even though the replacement has just announced (yes, we are a little late to the party),

The Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum gaming mouse measures an average of 130 mm x 67 mm x 40 mm but is very light, only reaching 107 grams. That’s maybe a good or bad thing, depending on your preference. Because some like rats are heavier to help prevent unwanted movements and feel they can better control something with a little more weight. I don’t have any preferences, and I think it depends on the shape/size of the mouse and how it fits your hand. This one fits in my hand using a claw or palm type grip. I think most will find the same thing.

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Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

Looking down on the G900, you can see it symmetrical in design because it’s meant to be ambidextrous. That is not a part that is printed with a few buttons thrown but rather a design that is put together with a shell on the back and bottom of the front and top. At the bottom, there are four large skates to glide with a Pixart PMW3366 optical sensor hanging out in the middle and an on / off switch, and a synchronization switch to the rear. While on that topic, I never even had to use the sync button, I just connected the transmitter to a USB port and bingo, connected directly.

As mentioned, the back is unusual, only the armrest with the G logo. From the front, the USB port is visible, as are the scroll wheel and the scroll button on the back. From this angle, it seems like that means business. On the side, by default, you have the forward/back button on the left and solid plastic pieces in the same area on the opposite side.

These pieces can be removed so you can turn them into your left hand or even have two buttons on each side if you want some more for something like a macro. They held with a magnet; also, if you don’t know it is coming, nothing shows that it can do. They do not feel loose or temporary in any way, which is an excellent precision construction.

The G900 Chaos Spectrum performed brilliantly during my tests – which consisted of several hours of playing games (mainly Prey), a group of general computing tasks including writing this article, and some more business-oriented tasks using spreadsheets and the like. It’s on my main PC, test bench, and Surface Pro 4. It’s handy to have configuration profile preferences stored on the G900 (up to 5 possible), which eliminates my need to install LGS software on each device. That device, I plug the transmitter into the USB port, and I’m off. I have never experienced tracking problems, anything that was considered a wireless lag, or signal interference. The DPI range of 200-12,000 is quite broad, and I’m not sure who needs anything other than that. I find that around 3,000 is where I find the best balance of speed and accuracy. The PMW3366 optical sensor works well and doesn’t care what surface I use. Technically, it can track at the acceleration of more than 40G and speeds of 300 inches per second, but if you are mousing at that speed, you might be on fire.

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Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

RGB lighting, while being a secondary feature in my mind, works very well. As I found with the G Pro keyboard and mouse, the light is consistent, bright (adjustable), and has exceptional color accuracy. These are some of the best RGB lightings in terms of what I’ve seen. That nails the colors that other people do less well, like orange and green. If you are an RGB villain, you might find variations in the pattern of effects a little less.

The Bad

  • MMO gamers might prefer more buttons
  • Some find the futuristic design uncomfortable
  • No charging dock
  • Side buttons are rather long

The Good

  • Class-leading performance
  • Wired and WIFI gaming mouse
  • Flawless sensor performance
  • Looks as awesome as it feels
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent battery life
  • Comfortable, ambidextrous design
  • Perfect wireless features

Conclusion > If you want the best in gaming mice and are willing to pay for it, the G900 Chaos Spectrum is going to make you very happy. If you are less of a gamer and will use it for work and some gaming, you’ll be equally as happy.
 


Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Specification

Technical Specifications

Connection Type USB (corded); Wireless
USB VID_PID VID_046D&PID_c332 (corded)
USB Protocol USB 2.0
USB Speed Full-speed
USB Report Rate 1000 Hz (1ms)
DPI (Min/Max) Hardware adjustable (3 settings);
Software adjustable; 
Min: 200 / Max 12000
Sensor PMW3366
Sensor Type Optical, Visible light: No
Onboard Memory 5 hardware memory profiles (maximum)
Scroll Wheel Vertical scroll type: Hyperscroll
Left/Right tilt: Yes
Indicator Lights (LED) G-logo: Selectable color (RGB)
DPI setting: Selectable color (RGB)
Standard Buttons Left & Right 
Scroll Wheel Button
Tilt Wheel Buttons 
Forward (2)
Back (2)
Special Buttons G-Keys
DPI + / –
Profile toggle (under mouse)
Hyperscroll toggle
Connect/Power On/Off Switch (under mouse)
Battery Details Type: Rechargeable
Quantity: 1
Accessible: No
Size: Proprietary
Technology: Li-polymer
Battery Life Discharge time: Up to 32 hours (no lighting); Up to 24 hours (default lighting)
Recharge time: 2 hours (estimated)
Cable Length 6 feet or 1.8 meters
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Receiver Specification

Connection Type USB (Wireless)
USB VID_PID VID_046D&PID_c539 (Wireless)
USB Protocol USB 2.0
USB Speed Full-speed
Wireless Protocol 2.4 GHz (Custom)
Wireless Report Rate 1000 Hz (1ms)
Receiver Profile Nano receiver
Connect Button No
Indicator Lights (LED) No

Requirements

  • Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Powered USB port
  • Internet connection for optional software download

Dimension

Component Height Width Depth Weight
Mouse 130 mm (5.1 inches) 67 mm (2.6 inches) 40 mm (1.6 inches) 110 g (3.88 ounces)(mouse only)
Receiver 6 mm (.24 inches) 14 mm (.55 inches) 19 mm (.75 inches) 2 g (.07 ounces)

 

Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Software & Drivers

  • For Windows

Logitech G HUB

  • Software Version: 2019.10.26328
  • Last Update: 2019-10-02
  • OS: Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10
  • File Size: 35.7 MB
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Firmware Update Tool

  • Software Version: 1.2.169
  • Last Update: 2019-08-20
  • OS: Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10
  • File Size: 14.7 MB

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Logitech Gaming Software

  • Software Version: 9.02.65
  • Last Update: 2018-10-08
  • OS: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 10
  • File Size: 111.7 MB

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  • For Mac

Firmware Update Tool

  • Software Version: 1.2.109
  • Last Update: 2019-08-20
  • OS: macOS 10.14
  • File Size: 27.3 MB
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Logitech G HUB

  • Software Version: 2019.10.26328
  • Last Update: 2019-10-02
  • OS: macOS 10.14
  • File Size: 35.7 MB

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