Cooler Master MasterMouse MM530 1 of the 3 New ones
- Very solid quality
- PBT buttons and Omron Switches
- 12k DPI
- Extensive software which allows you to set everything.
- Doesn't have the MM520 's bottom rim RGB
- Might be a tad slender for larger hands.
Since Computex every manufacturer has released something new. Besides perhiphials Coolermaster also had the amazing renewed Cosmos II, but the new HAF really did pull most of the attention at the CoolerMaster stand.
In this review, we will not be discussing those Monster Cases, but we will be discussing the new MasterMouse MM530, one of the latest Mice by Coolermaster. It is a pretty comfortable palm grip mouse which holds rubber grip pads which give the mouse it’s comfortable pleasant feel. The MasterMouse530 is delivered in a nice looking box with a bunch of nice looking full-color images on it.
When you open the package you get an immediate view of the mouse and you can actually grip it without having to remove the packaging, this makes it so that you don’t have to unpack it to try it out, which in turn allows you to actually feel it while in the store.
What makes the MM530, as the MasterMouse530 is named in short, a mouse to have? Well, if you happen to be a palm grip lover who also likes a tight mouse with RGB, (who doesn’t like colors?) then you already have 1 point in favor of buying it. Besides this, the MM530 has rubber grips on the sides which give it a nice pleasant yet firm grip which will not slide out of your hands when you happen to have had a stressful game and get sweaty palms.
The MM530 has RGB in 3 places, which can be set to individual settings separate from each other. Furthermore, the OMRON switches and PBT buttons ensure a long lifespan even for those games that tend to throw things when they play (and lose) To top it all off, you can actually set the DPI up to 12000dpi on the fly. The sensor used in the MM530 is the Pixart 3360, for those of you that would like the technology and geek info on that check it here Pixart 3360
While unpacking the mouse we find out that it’s all been kept easy, clean and simple. Just the mouse booklet and that is it. No unneeded flyers and other stuff you would probably just toss out at first glance. Some people love to have a small purse or some extra feet for the mouse when they get worn out, but with the MM530 this all is not included. The only thing you have to do is download the software on the Coolermaster website, which allows you to fully set the mouse to your own personal preferences. I recommend starting there, cause when you first attach it, it kind of resembles an old school disco, that’s how fast the colors come flying at you.
After installing the mouse you almost instantly get the notification about upgrading the mouse firmware, surely we do not want any strange vague bugs, so we did this right away like the brave troopers that we are.
As per usual in the downloaded software, you can set a whole bunch of things. The software is divided into 3 main functions with the sub-functions beneath each of these.
The Functions in the software are:
Aft6er some playing around I was able to set all 5 profiles to my own liking and colors and made the MasterMouse530 into a fine mouse which fits my setup perfectly in terms of color scheme.
Na wat stoeiwerk heb ik alle 5 de profielen kunnen instellen naar mijn eigen wens en kleuren en is de Master Mouse 530 een mooie prima muis die bij je setup kwa kleuren past
The MasterMouse MM530, the new Pamgrip mouse by CoolerMaster, with its rubber grips, OMRON switches, and PBT buttons is a very fine gaming mouse which is put on the market at a very reasonable price range. What I would have loved to see in the MM520 and vice versa with the MM530 is that they’d both have the mouse wheel / logo / bottom rim and DPI settings button RGB lighting, but this is just my opinion. This mouse, at the current spot on pricing and with its superior quality, is a definite contender in its class!
Small comment / tip, people with large hands will find this mouse quite slender, in which case a claw grip mouse would be preferred instead of a palm grip.
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