The Bad Scroll wheel needs a better grip; signal drop-off in wireless mode at high sensitivity. The only major problem I had with this mouse was the less-than-stellar battery life offered by the single rechargeable AA battery. Post a Comment Comment. Throw in Microsoft’s souped-up BlueTrack sensor technology, a well-sculpted design for right handed people , and a handful of other features, and the SideWinder X8 fits comfortably among the gaming mice elite. We use cookies and other similar technologies Cookies to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. Cursor movement and control is fast and fluid and DPI sensitivity is easy to change thanks to the preset buttons.

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Cursor movement and control is fast and fluid and DPI sensitivity is easy to change thanks to the preset buttons. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Sidewinder x8 even sidewinder x8 the mouse using Windows 7 and everything works fine. In this case, left-handed users are sidewindr of luck.

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Microsoft’s feature-heavy SideWinder X8 sidewinder x8 that problem with a hybrid design that lets you swap almost seamlessly between wired and wireless connection. Below are the key features and specs of the Microsoft SideWinder X8 sidewinder x8 mouse: This design helps your hand fall into a natural grip.

Sidewinder x8 cross-hatch of metal ridges along wheel are supposed to provide some extra grip, but they don’t get the job done, which results in a less sidewinder x8, “soft” feeling to the scroll wheel than on other sidewinder x8. Continue to next page 01 Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it clean and stay on topic. The most obvious potential problem with the X8 is the unimpressive battery life. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page.

Don’t show this again. As a bonus to those more evolved, the wheel can be tilted to the left or right for horizontal scrolling.

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Right-handers will appreciate the layout and design of the two side-buttons. The Bottom Line Microsoft’s SideWinder X8 isn’t the only mouse that can swap seamlessly between wired and wireless modes; however, sidewinder x8 its BlueTrack sensor and sidewinder x8 on-the-fly macro recording capability–not to mention a competitive price–we imagine few PC gamers won’t want to get their hands on it. Be respectful, keep it clean and stay on topic.

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By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies. This design lets you simply rock your thumb up and down to press the buttons, minimizing the need sidewinder x8 a discrete thumb motion that takes you out of primary control flow. sidewinder x8

Holding the SideWinder in your left hand feels comfortable enough, but the two side buttons on the sidewinder x8 side of the mouse were obviously tailored with your right thumb in mind. That’s a respectable range for a gaming mouse, sidewineer while it’s not quite as high as the pricier, 5,dpi Razer Mambawe sidewinder x8 few gamers will actually push either mouse that far.

The new magnetic USB cord makes sidewinder x8 the mouse a relatively sidewinderr and painless process. The X8’s two primary buttons perform as expected, but we don’t love the metal scroll wheel. That improved performance lets you use sidewinder x8 X8 and other BlueTrack mice on an expanded range of surfaces, including marble, carpet, wood, or most anything except for transparent or mirrored glass. You also get sidewinder x8 sets of different feet for the X8, which lets you tailor the tactile feel of the mouse to whatever surface you choose.

Logitech’s flagship wireless mouse is finely crafted, offers precise, smooth operation This is thanks sidewinnder the sidewinder x8 image processing of 13, frames per second offered by BlueTrack. BlueTrack debuted in a few Microsoft mice last year, and it offers better sensitivity and performance than traditional optical or sidewinder x8 laser mice. A wooden desk, a book, and a marble sheet proved equally reliable.

The one problem sidewindrr sidewinder x8 nice erogomic design like this is that it has to be taylored for only right-handed or left-handed users. The replaceable mouse feet and adjustable weights make it much easier to customize the mouse sidewinder x8 how you want it.

One minor annoyance I sidewinder x8 with the original SideWinder was the left side of the mouse next to the forward and back buttons and the sidewinder x8 record button. Beyond the button layout, Microsoft distinguishes the SideWinder X8 most uniquely with its proprietary BlueTrack sensor. Another nice touch is that Microsoft includes three different sets xidewinder replaceable mouse feet, each sidewinder x8 from different materials such as Teflon so that users can customize the glide sudewinder the mouse for any surface.