Both Razer and Logitech are the most prominent players in the mouse industry, however, Razer initially offered more game-oriented mice and later also opted to offer something for the office/home productivity segment.
Logitech, on the other hand, started with office/home mice and later forayed into the gaming segment.
Here, we take a closer look at the Razer Pro Click and the Logitech MX Master to establish which of them are better placed in terms of performance and ergonomics for gaming and productivity.
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Let’s take a quick look at how the two products compare by way of their specifications. The better specification has been highlighted.
|Specifications||Razer Pro Click||Logitech MX Master 3S|
|Resolution||10,000 DPI||4,000 DPI|
|Use the Smart speed app to set Custom settings |
Length x Width x Height
|127 mm x 45 mm x 80 mm||122 mm x 52 mm x 84 mm|
|Weight||106 g||141 g|
|Charging/Connectivity Wireless Bluetooth||Micro-USB Port Bluetooth/Receiver||USB Type C Port Bluetooth/Receiver|
|Battery Life||Rechargeable |
400 hours using Bluetooth and 200 hours using a USB 2.4 GHz wireless dongle receiver
|Functionality||Right-handed only||Right-handed only|
|Latency: Bluetooth||18 ms||21 ms|
|Latency Receiver||7 ms||16 ms|
|Polling Rate||1000 MHz||125 MHz|
With a weight of 106 grams and its PTFE feet, it is easy to maneuver swiftly and effortlessly in every direction.
The Razer Pro click offers excellent connectivity options and readily pairs with four devices simultaneously. The USB receiver connects to a computer, while the Bluetooth option connects to 3 other devices, and these can be set with a switch under the mouse.
The rechargeable battery offers 400 hours of life when used via Bluetooth and 200 hours with the USB dongle receiver. An auto on-off switch adds to the active battery time.
The higher DPI options and the faster polling rates add to its overall efficiency making it a truly efficient gaming mouse.
The Razer Pro click brings a sleek and elegant design with a chrome line that runs all around and matches the metal scrolling wheel. Being offered only in white, the dark grey side grips on both sides stand out against this background.
Razer has engineered this mouse in collaboration with Humanscale – the well-known ergonomic products manufacturer. The pro click provides a compatible grip with almost all palm sizes.
The Pro Click is essentially a right-handed mouse and has a distinct slope towards the front right side with a marginally raised back to offer a better palm grip and a small but functional thumb rest. This design makes it more front-heavy.
Importantly, with a focus on weight reduction, Razer has avoided any RGB lighting.
Additional Salient Features
- The Pro click is compatible with Razers’s Synapse Application
- It offers an Onboard memory that comes in handy to store the mouse and Software settings.
- The Pro click accommodates a polling rate function to adjust/alter the software settings faster response time polling rate settings or the speed of response of the mouse with its computer.
- It is equipped with an accurate 5 G Optical LED sensor.
- The Pro click offers a 50 million click life.
It is equipped with two scroll wheels and permits gesture commands for diverse functions, amplifying its versatility.
The programmable buttons and the gesture commands make workflow effortless.
It being a wireless-only mouse, a slight latency may accompany its operations and is not recommended for gaming professionals. However, casual gamers may not notice this marginal latency.
The Logi Options Software expands its functionality by permitting the user to decide the specific app or program that is desired.
It can only be connected via Bluetooth or its receiver, while the provided cable is only meant for charging.
The MX Master 3S has been specially designed for everyday use and provides comfort and ease of use over extended hours. It is almost custom made for palm grip users, with its rounded shape, besides, the thumb rest is a great feature.
The thumb rest provides commands to initiate the gesture commands. The latex covering is responsible for its good grip
It is a tough rugged, sturdy and a hefty solid mouse and being on the larger side, may not be best for small hands in terms of grip and secure feel.
Additional Salient Features
- The MX uses Laser sensor technology
- Compatible with both Windows and Mac OS
- Wide range of programmable buttons
While most users were thrilled with the faster polling rate and better DPI settings and extended battery life in the Razer Pro Click, for gaming, many said that it paled in comparison in the productivity/office/home segment against the MX Master.
A significant complaint that a majority of users voiced against the Razer Pro click was the absence of a scroll wheel tension adjuster, the factory set tension was too tight and prevented quick spinning and fast zooming in and out while gaming. The MX master was much more flexible in this regard with its automatic sensitive scrolling mechanism, besides having two scrolling wheels
The Razer Pro Click is the obvious gaming choice for professionals, offering a lighter weight, higher polling rates and a wider DPI range and negligible latency. Also, its suitability with all palm sizes adds to its preference.
The MX Master comparatively does a reasonable job for amateurs and the occasional gamers
For Office & Home
The Logitech MX Master 3S has a distinct edge over the Pro click when it comes to long hours of heavy office work with its greater comfort. Besides, its dedicated side scroll wheel adds to its routine functionality.
The MX Master’s better compatibility with Mac OS makes it more of an all-round performer, making it a better option.