Choose Your Weapon

Mega EverDrive
X3
starts at
CA$68.73

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
Mega EverDrive
X5
starts at
CA$124.85

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
Mega EverDrive
X7
starts at
CA$232.88

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 

MegaSD
starts at
CA$378.80

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
Mega EverDrive
X3
starts at
CA$68.73

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
 
Mega EverDrive
X5
starts at
CA$124.85

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
Mega EverDrive
X7
starts at
CA$232.88

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
 

MegaSD
starts at
CA$378.80

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
Mega EverDrive
X3
starts at
CA$68.73

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
 
Mega EverDrive
X5
starts at
CA$124.85

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
 
Mega EverDrive
X7
starts at
CA$232.88

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 
 

MegaSD
starts at
CA$378.80

Save States
Allows you to save progress at any point.

Sega CD
Can play Sega/Mega CD games from SD card.

No-reset Saves
Game saves do not require system reset.

SMS Pause Button
Allows you to pause Master System games.

SHOP
 


FULL COMPARISON

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Manufacturer

Mega EverDrive

X3

KRIKzz

Mega EverDrive

X5

KRIKzz

Mega EverDrive

X7

KRIKzz

MegaSD

TerraOnion

Memory Type

Mega EverDrive

X3

8 Mbyte PSRAM

Mega EverDrive

X5

8 Mbyte PSRAM

Mega EverDrive

X7

16 Mbyte PSRAM

MegaSD

16MB PSRAM + 512KB SRAM + 104KB FPGA BRAM

Save RAM

Mega EverDrive

X3

128Kbyte
(shared with ROM memory)

Mega EverDrive

X5

128Kbyte SRAM

Mega EverDrive

X7

256Kbyte SRAM

MegaSD

64KB BRAM + 384KB SRAM

Hardware Core

Mega EverDrive

X3

Lattice ICE40 FPGA

Mega EverDrive

X5

Lattice ICE FPGA

Mega EverDrive

X7

Altera Cyclone FPGA +
Max II CPLD

MegaSD

Xilinx Spartan 6 + STM32 ARM

SD Interface Speed

Mega EverDrive

X3

Read 1MB/s, Write 1MB/s

Mega EverDrive

X5

Read 1MB/s, Write 1MB/s

Mega EverDrive

X7

Read 2.8MB/s, Write 1MB/s

MegaSD

Read max 12MB/s, typical 8MB/s. Write 4MB/s

Save States

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

1 Slot Per Game

MegaSD

8 Slots Per Game

In-game Menu

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Sega CD/Mega CD ISO Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Virtua Racing Compatible

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Mega Drive+ Support

?Allows for CD audio to be added to Mega Drive & Genesis games.

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Big Hacked ROM Size Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

USB Port for Development

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Audio Playback

Mega EverDrive

X3

GYM, TFC

Mega EverDrive

X5

GYM, TFC

Mega EverDrive

X7

WAV, GYM, TFC

MegaSD

Sega CD Ram Cart Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

?Can operate as Ram Cart, but Sega CD ISO loading does not work with Sega CD or Mega CD attached.
Custom Stereo DAC

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

?Cirrus Logic CS4345
EEPROM Saves Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Extended SSF2 Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Partial

Mega EverDrive

X5

Partial

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

OS Updated from SD

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Hardware MEGA-Key

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

SMS Pause Button

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

SMS FM Sound Support

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD

Normal Saves without Reset

Mega EverDrive

X3

Mega EverDrive

X5

Mega EverDrive

X7

MegaSD