Logitech is an established and reliable brand for mice, ALL mice, so we can skip the foreplay.
You know as well as I do that this mouse is well built and has excellent support, the shape of the G500 mouse, one of the best Logitech laser mice, has been smoothed out over the years, is similar to several other popular mice in the Logitech range. If you haven’t actually held one in your hand you’ve missed out on one of the best mouse form factors out there.
Logitech G500 Specifications
- Weight: 116g (up to 28g can be added)
- Length: 13cm
- Width: 7cm
- Height: 4cm
- Resolution: 12Megapixel / second
- Acceleration: 30g
- Polling: 1000hz
- Speed: 165 inches / second
- Sensitivity: 200-5700Dpi
The scroll wheel, as it’s often been said, is excellent; the scrolling is almost frictionless and can be lightning-quick if the program or game can handle it.
The Logitech G500 gaming mouse has a grand total of 10 mouse buttons, the left and right mouse button have a responsive and immediate action, and in between these we find Logitechs Dual Mode scroll wheel; the button behind the wheel disengages the clicking mechanism, allowing the user to scroll incredibly fast.
In terms of size, this is one of the larger Logitech laser Mice, the G500 is considerably larger than the G9x, it is also slightly above average in terms of weight, which can be further increased using the adjustable weight system. This allows the user to add up to 27g to the mouse.
The ergonomics of the mouse make it much more appropriate for gamers who use the palm grip, although we found it suited all users comfortably.
This gaming mouse shares the same 5700 dpi Laser sensor as the G700, which was the highest resolution mouse we have ever tested. The Logitech G500 mouse performs very well whilst gaming, as you can quickly switch dpi settings, customize through the excellent software and move between profiles whilst playing different games.
Essentially, with the Logitech G500 gaming mouse, you still get the customizable weight kit, the comfortable grip, the cleverly positioned buttons as well as the very high 1000 MHz polling rate in the laser sensor, to ensure smooth accurate cursor tracking, but without the price, tag attached to the G9x.
Logitech Laser Mice, G500
With the Logitech G500, tracking and action are excellent regardless of surface. The mouse itself is attractive and the shape is beyond reproach. If you want a wireless mouse, then the gaming mouse G500 is one of the world’s premier mice; it’s comfortable, feels like it will last forever, and comes with the strong foundation that is Logitech.