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SteelSeries Rival 3 Wireless

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As the name suggests, the Rival 3 Wireless is basically the wireless version of the ambidextrous Rival 3. With a new custom 18,000 CPI sensor, battery life of up to 400 hours, and optional Bluetooth operation, the Rival 3 Wireless brings a lot of innovation to an affordable price point of $49.99.

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This is NOT a bad mouse, tbh. (I have one.) However it seems mine is draining the battery a lot faster.

I have not used Engine 3 with it yet (which means I didn't update any firmware, if available), so that could be the reason.
 

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The steelseries aerox 3 wiriless would also suffer from the same latency as this rival 3 wiriless ??
 
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Great review and very detailed. Not sure I am ready to move onto Wireless though.
I'll stick to wired gaming mouse and keyboards for the time being. :D
 
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I really like the detailed dimension info and size comparisons you guys commit to with these mouse reviews as I'm more picky about size and shape than anything else. It's been really helpful in deciding if I should give a mouse a closer look or pass entirely. Thank you.
 
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I had the Sensei 310 and replaced it for a G305 and to be honest, I don't know what was the issue with the Sensei 310 but I always felt like there was some kind of filtering going on or acceleration. It was very evident for me when I tried to move the pointer quickly few pixels apart and it was always kind of inaccurate. With the G305 I feel like I have direct control as if my hand is a part of the mouse but not the same at all with the Sensei 310.
 
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Ordered it yesterday, because i have a Steelseries Keyboard :)

Keyboard wired + wireless Mouse is a great combo.:love:
 
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I own a rival3 wireless, while the shape and build seems great, for me what really kills it is the sleeping of the mouse, its not as seeming less as Logitech/Razer, it feels a lot like 20 years ago.
 
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