MS SIDEWINDER X5 DRIVER

By Expert Reviews on February 02, 80 A responsive and comfortable entry-level gaming mouse, but better-featured models are available for just a little more Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Here’s the good news. The X5 uses the same basic design — though it is much comfier now Since I can use my thumb on the two side buttons on the X5, it makes it much easier for me to use them. This is a modified version of the classic SideWinder gaming mouse that sported a lovely burgundy coloured detailing.

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There are three buttons and they correspond to different sensitivities, allowing you to adjust your mouse in-game at the touch of a button. Editors Didn’t Like Annoying LEDs on the back of the mouse Shortcut key that cannot be customized Dpi setting buttons uncomfortable to reach Low sensitivity compared to other products Only for the right-handed Not recommended for people with small hands DPI keys cannot be reassigned Middle clicks too deep Too lightweight with no way of increasing heft Only five of the nine buttons are programmable Options are too limited for price point Feels bit “plastic” No height control at the back No USB hub Right button easy to click accidentally.

Microsoft Microsoft Sidewinder X5 Simple but effective gaming mouse. International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. The big button at the back of the mouse is completely unconfigurable. View our privacy policy before signing up. By FutureLooks on November 14, 85 Well this ended on a much more upbeat note then the last Microsoft peripheral review I wrote.

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With detent clicking action.

Microsoft SideWinder X5 Review – ExtremeTech

Rather than being flat and elongated they are small and circular. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Get to Know Us. You can not program it.

The X5 uses the same basic design — though it is much comfier now Bottom Line Microsoft’s Sidewinder X5 might not be the most advanced or feature-filled gaming mouse on the market, but its combination of precision, customisable buttons and comfortable design makes it a worthy choice nonetheless. Item is in your Cart. There is also a button further back that brings up the Windows Games menu in Vista, but we found this to be mostly useless.

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Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. I was excited to use it as I have a Sidewinder X6 keyboard which I really like despite its lack of mechanical keys. There is a newer model of this item: The SideWinder X5 Mouse is a decent gaming mouse.

By Expert Reviews on February 02, 80 A responsive and comfortable entry-level gaming mouse, but better-featured models are available for just a little more If you are looking for a budget mouse, the X5 is the mouse to get. Share your thoughts with other customers. Compared to my Habu, the Sidewinder slid around much easier, and I found myself missing clicks because of how light weight it was.

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For very close to the same money you can get much more sensitive mice. Gone are the silver side buttons, replaced with some black ones to complete the look of pure malevolence.

Microsoft SideWinder X5 Review

This means it slides around the mousepad effortlessly. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

By DigitalVersus on September 15, 60 The good news z5 However, anything over that and I paid less than half of the current priceits plain ridiculous. Its less of an eye-popping display and more of a novel design for cardboard. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The back end of the mouse is designed in a rotund manner that fit right in the cavity of my palm, as if it was designed for it.

Ok that was the good, there are many bad things, but I will hit the 2 things that made me put this mouse back in its box and had me back onto Amazon for a new mouse. It’s like Darth Vader in mouse form.