The SteelSeries range of peripherals is one that keeps a level of quality and performance no matter the cost of entry - which is something we discovered when taking the SteelSeries Rival 3
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It’s a sentiment that we’ve discussed in peripheral reviews before but it’s worth repeating here – price can factor into the quality of a product. Or more precisely, the price point which begins at affordable takes a ride through mid-range town and ends up in premium-ville. How much you spend at the register or digital checkout can determine worth. The SteelSeries Rival 3 falls into the affordable range with a price at around $69 AUD, but it does so with an eye to quality and performance comparable to mice twice the cost.
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Coming from SteelSeries there’s an expectation that the hardware maker has managed to do just that with the Rival 3. Based on the company’s reputation, and previous mice we’ve covered like the excellent Sensei Ten living up to specs and marketing. The Rival 3 sits somewhere in between, but mostly in the former. Thanks to performance and reliability that is exceptional for the cost of entry, with a few genuinely surprising and welcome touches.