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Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse
7.8 out of 10

Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse

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Overall 6
6.0

Great ideas, poor performance

Zhenn, Amazon
18 September 2010
  • Summary: I've been using this mouse for 9 months now. I received it as a Christmas present in 2009. The experience has been mixed, to say the least. The good stuff: I like how the mouse feels, it fits my hand pretty well, even though I have medium sized hands.
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Overall 6
6.0

Could have been better...

Victor, Amazon
28 December 2007
  • Summary: This mouse could have been so much better. There are a number of issues which keep this good mouse from being great. I own a Logitech G7 which has been serving me well, but I decided to give the Sidewinder a try primarily because of the additional button on the side.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not a mouse for gaming

T. J. Marsh, Amazon
16 October 2007
  • Summary: Overall I like the looks of this mouse. Without the LED's, this mouse would almost look executive. It is a big mouse at 3 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 1.75 inches tall. I don't have a scale to weigh it, but it starts feeling heavy after a while, and that is without the extra weights.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Durability 10
10
Looks 10
10
Usability 10
10

Superb mouse for a Desktop

screedsea..., Ciao
26 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I first got this mouse about three/four years ago now when I used to game more on my desktop pc. Before this I had never owned an expensive mouse before and was wondering, like you probably are, are more expensive mice really worth it?
  • Pros: responsive, well - made and has loads of features
  • Cons: not really very portable for laptop use
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0
Looks 6
6.0
Usability 10
10

Not bad.. nothiing special though.

xJay1337, Ciao
11 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Went from a Logitech MX Rev to one of these (No idea why, silly move). It has adjustable on the fly sensitivity, which is nothing special, it's been about on Logitech's mice for years. It has a small LCD display telling you what it's currently on.
  • Pros: FAIRLY comfortable, looks ok, comes with extras
  • Cons: Some buttons awkward to use, who uses Macros on a mouse?
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0
Looks 10
10
Usability 10
10

MC Sidewinder - Review

Marley123..., Ciao
21 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Ever wanted to get good at a game without spending hours practising? Ever wanted to assign Macros to your mouse buttons? You can do all of the above easily and with little to no hassle.
  • Pros: Very Customizable
  • Cons: Expensive .
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice mouse with a couple of flaws

Phil L, Amazon
24 December 2007
  • Summary: This could be a good gamers mouse if they would only sort out a couple of issues. The side buttons are not in the best position to be reached naturally when holding the mouse. You have to stretch to use them. My other issue is that the middle wheel is made of cheap metal.
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Overall 6
6.0

Half way through

Mr. E. Georgoulas "wdllofzepia", Amazon
24 December 2007
  • Summary: Oh MS, why do you tease me! The MSM could have been so good. The precision is good, the buttons feel good when you click them and the colours are great, including the lights. The weight is good too! (empty or not) The scrolling wheel is fantastic! The bad things. A)Uncomfortable design.
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Overall 6
6.0

Big

P. Bushell, Amazon
11 December 2007
  • Summary: I just got this mouse today from another site, damn I overpaid. Anyway I'm not sure if I like it yet. My primary reason for buying it was the 2 nice thumb buttons on the side. Like the previous reviewer I wanted to use them in games like COD 4 for ducking and grenade toss.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

anonym, Dooyoo
2 January 2003
  • Excerpt: I'VE USED THE SIDEWINDER PAD IN THE PAST TO ATTACK PEOPLE ON KILLING SPREES. IT HAS BEEN A USEFUL, IF SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT UTENSIL FOR MY MURDERING NEEDS. THE PROBLEM IS THAT IT TAKES A WHILE FOR ME TO KILL A MAN WITH THE SIDEWINDER, AS OPPOSED TO A GUN WHICH WOULD PUT THEM OUT IMMEDIATELY, OR A KNIFE...
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