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Microsoft SideWinder X3 Mouse Specs – CNET
Upshifts and downshifts are instantaneous, and the feature is appealing enough to win over image-editing buffs as well as fast-twitch fraggers. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. The included IntelliPoint 6. How to Clone a Hard Drive. Bottom Line The SideWinder X3, Microsoft’s newest gaming mouse, skimps on bells and whistles but delivers 2,dpi performance and on-the-fly resolution changes.
Microsoft Sidewinder X3 Mouse
Is this right for you? The two hallmarks of a gaming mouse are high resolution and high price, right? Microsoft claims it’s a better fit omuse smaller hands than its flashier siblings, although even with my largish hand it felt as if the left- and right side-mounted buttons were placed a few millimeters too far forward, the former just ahead of instead of under the thumb in my case.
But it won’t hold you back when the action heats up, either. The first ambidextrous SideWinder, the X3 has an understated, slightly flared oval shape that allows you to use it for everyday mousing without feeling as if you’re driving a Star Wars Super Star Destroyer to work. Targus Retractable Kaleidoscope Notebook Mouse. A ready-made macro, Quick Turn, lets your game character sodewinder degrees with moue click to foil attacks from the rear.
Thumb button built for long thumbs.
You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time. Those features have become synonymous with gaming mice. Just by going over these specs can we see that this is engineered for gaming, most notably its quick enough laser sensor, on-the-fly dpi buttons, and clicky scroll wheel.
This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. While it does carry the SideWinder gaming brand, it does offer users a different look and feel over the three previous SideWinder mice. Eric Grevstad Contributing Editor. We tested the X3 for a good three sidewimder to get a real good handle on this mouse.
Give us something different, we mused.
Formerly editor-in-chief of Home Office Computing, Eric Grevstad is a contributing editor for PCMag and Computer Shopper, where he earlier served as lead mpuse analyst and executive editor, respectively. The Best Laptops of More From Eric Dell Precision 2-in The X3’s official specs include 7,frame-per-second image processing, Miuse USB reporting, 20g maximum acceleration, and a peak speed of 45 inches per second. Fastest Mobile Networks The SideWinder X3, Microsoft’s newest gaming mouse, skimps on bells and whistles but delivers 2,dpi performance and on-the-fly resolution changes.
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Before the end of our SideWinder X8 reviewwe lamented the fact that Microsoft released yet another SideWinder Mouse that looked just like two of its predecessors, offering just a few more bells and whistles yet with the same design. Get Our Best Stories! Post a Comment Comment.