Review Score

Price Score:

Average score in category: 8.2

Quality Score:

Average score in category: 8.4

Features Score:

Average score in category: 7.9

Overall Score:

Average score in category: 8.1

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With 8 SteelSeries products and a total of 119 available in the Mice category, there’s a huge amount of choice for those looking to buy their Mice online. The trick is finding the best product for the money. You’re here because you’re interested in STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse – Black, Black reviews, which suggests you’re looking for Mice products in the region of £79.99 (the price we found STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse at from Currys on our recent search). Our review scores above have been developed using a range of data sources, from customer reviews, price comparisons and expert reviews, all collated in order to give you a good as possible indication on whether is right for you.

  • Top features – Access in-game features with a side button design – Tactile alerts warn you of in-game events for better decision making – Get eSport level performance with Pixel Perfect 1:1 tracking – A long-lasting mouse rated for 30 million clicks – Customise your play style with 15 fully programmable buttons Access all-game features with a side button The SteelSeries Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse helps you to stay ahead of the competition thanks to a smart side button design – reach every mouse function by a single rotation of the thumb. You won’t have to change your hand position to select features, making gaming more comfortable. Each button is instantly accessible so your reaction times won’t be affected. Tactile alerts to warn you Tactile alerts warn you of incoming events like when your ammo or health is getting low, helping you to plan ahead and gain an advantage over the competition. Alerts have been carefully placed in the middle of the mouse so you feel it in your palm instead of left or right. This means the alerts never impact your mouse’s tracking, so you can still aim perfectly. eSport level performance Built with eSports professional and experienced gamers in mind, Rival 500 delivers perfect 1:1 tracking precision with a 16,000 CPI sensitivity, 50 g acceleration and a 1 ms response time – instantly react to anything happening on screen.The Rival 500 is ideal for first-person shooters like Overwatch where fast reaction times are the difference between winning and losing. Long-lasting durability Rated for 30 million clicks, the SteelSeries Rival 500 is very reliable. Reinforced left and right clicks provide high durability to handle any intense marathon gaming session. Customise with 15 fully programmable buttons Customise the mouse to suit your play style using 15 programmable buttons to perform any in-game action using a single button press. Set up any button to perform functions previously done by keyboard, and adjust the sensitivity and acceleration to suit you. A side button lock helps prevent accidental buttons presses, while vibration adjustment lets you set patterns like Short, Long, Buzz fast and Slow Heartbeats and more.
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STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse Quality Score – 93%

With a quality score of 9.3, STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse features as one of the highest ranking products in the Mice category. This score is reached from a combination of product testing, customer reviews, expert reviews, brand reputation and 3rd party product tests. A score above 8.5 would be considered good for Mice products.

STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse Price

With prices varying from £2.99 to £119.99, you can imagine there’s a pretty huge variance in the products available in this sector. So finding the right one is going to be about much more than price. But that said, it’s important to find the best price too. Our price scanner searches hundreds of the major retailers in order to find you the best deal. To find the latest price just click on the “see all reviews” button, where you’ll be able to read a range of customer reviews and check for the best deal. Our latest price check found STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse cheapest from Currys at £79.99.

STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse scored 98% in our price rank check, which puts it right up there in the top few products in the Mice category.

STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse Reviews

Taking a combination of customer reviews from the leading retailers, such as Currys, Amazon and eBuyer, the review score is built to give you an accurate impression of how good the STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse is from real genuine owners. The average score for similar products is 8.2, so the 9.5 overall score for STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse puts it above the rest and a real contender. Our verdict based on price, quality and the overall score suggests that the STEELSERIES Rival 500 Optical Gaming Mouse is a real winner.

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Other products from SteelSeries

SteelSeries have over 8 products available in the Mice category alone. Being one of the most recognised brands in the industry you can be confident that you’re getting a great product that you can rely on to deliver time and time again. At £79.99 delivers well beyond its price, probably even to the level of those twice its price.

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Rating: 9.5 out of 10