Mouse Comparison

Rival 500 Vs. Ceres 300

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Rival 500 Ceres 300


No. of Buttons: 15
No. of Macro Keys: 
No. of Game Profiles: Onboard Profile Storage
Connectivity: USB
Cable length: 2m
Ambidextrous: No
Software: SteelSeries Engine 3
Weights: No
Switch: SteelSeries Switches, 30 Million Clicks


Type: Optical
Brand: PixArt
Model: PMW3360
Lift off distance: 
DPI/CPI: 100 to 16,000 cpi
Memory Size: 
Max tracking speed: 300 ips
Max acceleration: 50g
Response time: 1 ms (1000 Hz)


Colour Options: 16.8 Million
Lighting Effect: 

Dimensions & Weight: 

Dimension (LxWxH): 118.75 x 78.34 x 43.34mm
Weight (grams): 129.7g
Weight w/o cable: 
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Rival 500

The Rival 500 by Steelseries uses an Optical sensor from PixArt, specifically the PMW3360, providing a DPI/CPI range of 100 to 16,000 cpi. This results in a tracking speed of 300 ips, and a maximum acceleration of 50g. It uses a USB connection with a 2m cable. It weighs in at 129.7g grams with the cable and is approximately 118.75 x 78.34 x 43.34mm (LxWxH).

Ceres 300

The Ceres 300 by CoolerMaster is a 2 channel gaming headset, which uses a 40mm driver. It uses a 3.5mm connection with a 2.5m cable. This delivers a frequency response of 20Hz - 20,000Hz and a sensitivity of 112dB ± 4dB. It also has a Omni-Directional microphone with a frequency response of 100 Hz - 10,000 Hz and a sensitivity of -54 ± 3dB.