From the manufacturer
How does the Razer Strider differ from our hard and soft mats?
While hard mats are for speed and soft mats are for control, the Razer Strider is a hybrid mat that provides a balance of both speed and control.
How does the Razer Strider differ from the Razer Gigantus V2?
The Razer Strider features stitched edges, has a smoother glide with less dynamic friction, and has a firmer base than the Razer Gigantus V2.