SteelSeries Rival 100 Gaming Mouse Review

Today I will be reviewing the Rival 100 Gaming Mouse from SteelSeries. “The Rival 100 optical gaming mouse brings unmatched performance to PC and Mac gaming, armed with illumination, a best in class sensor, and six programmable buttons at the best price.” That is a bold statement from SteelSeries we will look into this mouse and see if what SteelSeries claim stands true. The Rival 100 is set at an unbeatable price, if those statements are correct. I look forward to testing the Rival 100 so what are we waiting for lets get going!

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Forged in eSports, Designed for all.

Whether this is your first gaming mouse, or you’re already topping the leaderboards, the Rival 100 is the gaming mouse for you. Equipped with Prism RGB illumination, six buttons, an ergonomic design, and unmatched performance – we sacrificed nothing. The Rival 100 is the only fully-equipped gaming mouse in its class. Professional gamers depend on their gear’s tracking accuracy to perform those amazing super-human, reflex plays. To ensure the Rival 100 met their rigorous standards, we ask the pros themselves. Working hand-in-hand with our sponsored teams, the Rival 100 has been designed and refined for eSports. For the past year, SteelSeries has been working with the sensor manufacturer PixArt to create an optimized sensor solution that would allow our mouse to do everything that our community of professional gamers and streamers want and need.

 

I would like to thank SteelSeries for providing this review sample! Let us see what they have to say about themselves on their website:

WE ARE GAMING

SteelSeries has fueled the gaming industry by creating innovative new products, designed specifically for eSports and passionate gamers everywhere.

RELENTLESS INNOVATION

Here at SteelSeries, we are obsessed with “firsts”. Dating back to 2001, our company was formed to meet the surface needs of hardcore gamers by introducing the first glass mousepad, the Icemat. Since that original innovation, we created the first mechanical gaming keyboard, the first suspended headband for gaming headsets, the first World of Warcraft mouse and endless other innovations. SteelSeries is dedicated to building products that push professional gaming further than anyone dreamed. Those innovations make gaming more competitive and more fun for gamers everywhere.

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INSPIRING DESIGN

Our fans, customers and professional eSports teams demand the ultimate performance from SteelSeries. We combine the necessity of professional-grade quality and durability with our unyielding pursuit of simple, modern design. Every surface, button, dial, key and wheel is designed with the gamer’s every move in mind. It’s our goal to deliver gaming peripherals that feel like an extension of you. Our designers hand-pick every material to make sure you have a beautiful product and our engineers test every feature, ensuring tournament-ready quality.

WE ARE eSPORTS

Since the new millennium, SteelSeries has been a driving force of eSports and professional gaming. From sponsoring the first pro players, to creating products specifically for pro teams, to turning exceptional gamers into global superstars, SteelSeries has been focused on growing the industry and helping gamers everywhere. Our pro team relationships are more than sponsorships, they are partnerships. We work closely with the world’s best gamers to fine-tune our products and to ensure everything we create meets the needs of gamers at every level. Whether it’s Evil Geniuses winning $6.6 million at The International 5 using all SteelSeries gear, or giving you the tools to step up your own game, eSports is at the heart of everything we do.

Now let us see what this gaming mouse is all about!

 

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