Style Meets Comfort Meets Affordability
The Logitech G203 Lightsync Gaming Mouse has been a dream to use over the past month. It combines a low-profile design with a stylish RGB lighting adornment, all while being excessively comfortable to use, even through the longest of play sessions. While I did notice at times, the buttons on the side felt to be a bit small in the most intense of situations, and people with large hands may struggle to get into the proper groove, for $49.99 this is one of the best products I’ve had a chance to test.
While the G203’s style and design didn’t blow me away the first time out of the package, once I had things set up and customized to how I liked them, the sexiness of the mouse became apparent. Thanks to some slick RGB lighting with over 16 million colors to choose from, as well as many different options for adjusting the lights’ animations, I lost several hours of my life experimenting with everything I could. This was also in large part due to the brilliant G Hub Gaming Software that accompanies the G203.
In the G Hub, you’ll find full access to a slew of customization settings that will have the G203 feeling precisely how you need it to. The hub allows you to assign system and keyboard commands, as well as create macros. Macros will let you input a sequence of commands in a row that execute every time you click the assigned button. Of course, you can adjust the sensitivity as well, with the mouse being capable of up to 8,000 DPI (dots per inch.) It’s always appreciated to have the options of heightened control when playing something like Call of Duty, and the G203 felt nothing but accurate and comfortable.
Fits Like A Glove
Comfort in sensitivity is one thing, but that wouldn’t mean much if the mouse cramped your hand during those hectic moments. Luckily, the G203 has been a dream. I’ve had no issues with hand cramping during my time with the mouse, and while I did find the side buttons at times to feel a bit small, it seems as if this mouse was made for the medium-sized hand. Folks with bear paws attached to their wrists may find that the mouse is dainty, but I believe the majority of people using this product will find it completely comfortable.
The buttons themselves are all strong and sturdy and react with that hearty click that PC gamers love. Logitech is boasting that the left and right buttons feature an exclusive metal spring tensioning system, delivering precise button actuation and consistent experience. That’s a mouthful, I know, but damnit, they aren’t lying. Mouse clicks on the G203 feel fantastic, and I immediately noticed an improvement to my overall rate of fire in Doom Eternal. There was never a time where I felt as if my inputs were being mashed together, which I would often find would be the case with my old mouse. Thousands of clicks later, the G203 is performing as if it’s new and is just as snappy and responsive as the first few clicks were.
If it comes down to whether or not I believe the G203 will last over the course of several years, I wholeheartedly do. When taking into account the price, I can’t think of a better gaming mouse that I’ve used. It’s comfortable, sleek, affordable, and boasts one of the best pieces of software I’ve ever seen in the G Hub. I’d be curious to see what people with large hands think of it because I can certainly see the small side buttons causing cramping issues, but I can’t knock the product for something that doesn’t affect me. The G203 just became my go-to, and I look forward to a long, long time with it.
***The mouse was provided by Logitech for the purpose of this review***
- G Hub Gaming Software is Fantastic
- Large Hands May Struggle
- Side Buttons Are a Bit Small
- No True Wireless Option