Steelseries: Rival 300 and 700
We tested two Steelseries mice: the Rival 300 and Rival 700, ranging in price from 82 dollars to 129 dollars respectively. The Rival 300 has a rather high lift-off distance of 2.7 mm, but a sensor shows excellent performance. This model is clearly meant for right handed users and costs about 82 dollars.
The Rival 700 is a special product with a lot of unique features, such as a built-in vibration motor that allows for tangible feedback and an OLED-screen at the front on the left. You can use this screen to for example play a gif or place a logo, although the resolution is limited. At 135 gram it is rather heavy and only suited for right handed use.
It does not end here, because the Steelseries Rival 700 is also partly modular. There are two extra tops available: a glossy black one or a matte variant with anti sweat coating. The gaming mouse uses an optical PMW3360-sensor, but this can be replaced by a PixArt 9800 laser sensor that is available for 35 dollars. In our opinion this is not necessary, because the Rival 700 has excellent performance with high tracking speeds. It is a shame that all those extras also cost a lot more.