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Old August 19, 2008, 04:01 PM
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Default Anyone actually have a Sidewinder Mouse?

basically just as the title states. I am wondering if anyone is actually using one of these and if they like it. I have read some really good reviews they are funny to me because the reviewers seem genuinely surprised that it works well and they like it. I have even read one reviewer state that it works as well and is as responsive as the G9. Anyways everyone aggrees its fugly. But I have gotten away from my point. I would like the opinion of someone who is currently using it.
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Old August 19, 2008, 04:27 PM
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Hmmm, F4te has one, but I don't think he frequents these forums. I tried it out and it is ok.... I still prefer my Ikari.
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Old August 19, 2008, 06:07 PM
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I use the Sidewinder. I have no experience with other gaming mice/mouses so I can't make comparisons there.

I can say that it is large and comfortable. I love where the forward and back buttons are placed, one above the other. You need to lift it fairly high to stop it from tracking. It tracks well on my desk surface, cloth mouse pad, book, lap, wherever. The scroll wheel feels good and the 3 individual buttons for switching DPI on the fly are easy to reach. I have not tried the macro thing out so I can't comment on that.

I originally ordered a Cyber Snipa mouse at NCIX but they never got them instock so I changed my order to the Sidewinder. I like it a lot even though it is a little strange looking. It definately feels different from the Logitech mice I've owned but for me that is not a bad thing but you might want to feel it in your hand before purchasing if you can.
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