Mouse Comparison

Basilisk Vs. Castor

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Basilisk Castor


No. of Buttons: 86
No. of Macro Keys: 
No. of Game Profiles: 5
Connectivity: USBUSB
Cable length: 2m, PVC cable with cable reinforcer
Wireless: N/A
Battery: N/A
Colour: BlackBlack
Ambidextrous: No - Right HandedNo - Right Handed
Coating: Soft touch rubber
Software: Razer Synapse 3
Weights: NoNo
Switch: Omron


Type: OpticalOptical
Brand: PixArt
Model: PMW - 3310
Processor: 32bit ARM @ 32Mhz
Lift off distance: Adjustable
DPI/CPI: 16,000 DPIUp to 10000DPI
Memory Size: 128 kb
Max tracking speed: 450ips5.45m/sec (215 IPS)
Max acceleration: 50 G
Response time: 1000 HzAdjustable in four steps up to 1000Hz


Colour Options: Chroma lighting, 16.8 million16.8 million color LED options
Lighting Effect: Color shift, Solid, Blinking, Pulsating and Breathing effects

Dimensions & Weight: 

Dimension (LxWxH): 124 x 75 x 43 mm122.46 x 70.42 x 40.16 mm
Weight (grams): 141.5 g
Weight w/o cable: 107 g93.8 g
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The Basilisk by Razer uses an Optical sensor, providing a DPI/CPI range up to 16,000 DPI. This results in a tracking speed of 450ips, and a maximum acceleration of 50 G. It uses a USB connection. It weighs in at 107 g without the cable and is approximately 124 x 75 x 43 mm (LxWxH).


The Castor by Mionix uses an Optical sensor from PixArt, specifically the PMW - 3310, providing a DPI/CPI range of Up to 10000DPI. This is combined with a 32bit ARM @ 32Mhz. This results in a tracking speed of 5.45m/sec (215 IPS). It uses a USB connection with a 2m, PVC cable with cable reinforcer cable. It weighs in at 141.5 g grams with the cable and 93.8 g without the cable and is approximately 122.46 x 70.42 x 40.16 mm (LxWxH).