Mouse Comparison

Rival 500 Vs. MX Master

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Rival 500 MX Master


No. of Buttons: 155
No. of Macro Keys: 
No. of Game Profiles: Onboard Profile Storage
Connectivity: USB2.4 GHz (Unifying) and Bluetooth 4.0
Cable length: 2mMicro-USB cable for recharging
Colour: Black and Bronse
Ambidextrous: NoNo
Software: SteelSeries Engine 3Logitech Options
Weights: No
Switch: SteelSeries Switches, 30 Million ClicksOmron D2FC-F-7N


Type: OpticalLaser
Brand: PixArt
Model: PMW3360PMW3806
Lift off distance: 
DPI/CPI: 100 to 16,000 cpi400 dpi to 1600 dpi (increments of 200 dpi)
Memory Size: Yes, size not stated
Max tracking speed: 300 ips
Max acceleration: 50g
Response time: 1 ms (1000 Hz)


Colour Options: 16.8 MillionNone
Lighting Effect: None

Dimensions & Weight: 

Dimension (LxWxH): 118.75 x 78.34 x 43.34mm126 x 85 x 48mm
Weight (grams): 129.7g145g
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).

MX Master

The MX Master by Logitech uses a Laser sensor, specifically the PMW3806, providing a DPI/CPI range of 400 dpi to 1600 dpi (increments of 200 dpi).. It uses a 2.4 GHz (Unifying) and Bluetooth 4.0 connection with a Micro-USB cable for recharging cable. It weighs in at 145g grams with the cable and is approximately 126 x 85 x 48mm (LxWxH).