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Can I say "WOW" to the MS Sidewinder Gaming!

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Yup, I've been using this mouse for sometime now and love it. However, IMO this is a mouse for those that have large hands.
 

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What makes this one stand out from the rest ?
 

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I didnt like that mouse, i went with the Logitech G5, a much better mouse around the same price
 

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#5
What makes this one stand out from the rest ?
It's the only mouse I've ever had that I like as much as the intellimouse 3.0 :D

I felt the logitech G5 was uncomfortable and had horrid tracking compared to this mouse.

Seriously though, it is made for people with large hands, has excellent tracking, the X5 model can be had for dirt cheap on newegg, the over-and-under side buttons are very hard to accidentally press, it doesn't make you feel like your pinky is being stabbed with an icepick like the logitech G5, it has extra large sliders, the programmable DPI buttons are easy to hit in game, it has a very solid feeling scroll wheel and the scroll wheel's click is easy but not too easy, and it looks cool.


/run on sentence
 
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What makes this one stand out from the rest ?
1. It's comfortable, something very important for me
2. The macro feature is a must for the games I play
3. The on the fly dpi switching is something I found handy
4. I found no real benefit going from 500Hz to 1000Hz polling rate so 500Hz suites me just fine.
 

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Microsoft has a nice style, but when it comes to gaming peripherals nothing can beat Razer. I love the sleek black design that comes with every Razer product.
 
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eh it still looks painful to me, ill stick with the good ol copperhead and once that breaks cause it most likely will Imma get the steelseries ikari probably optical!!!
 

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Microsoft has a nice style, but when it comes to gaming peripherals nothing can beat Razer. I love the sleek black design that comes with every Razer product.
The razer mice look cool but are amongst the most uncomfortable I've tried. They are made for people with small/average hands.
 

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The razer mice look cool but are amongst the most uncomfortable I've tried. They are made for people with small/average hands.
The DeathAdder suits me perfectly, and my hands aren't exactly small. It also depends on what grip you use, personally I use the claw grip.
 

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The razer mice look cool but are amongst the most uncomfortable I've tried. They are made for people with small/average hands.
I have huge hands and the deathadder works awesomely well for me.
 

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The DeathAdder suits me perfectly, and my hands aren't exactly small.
The Death Adder lasted two days with me until I decided that I didn't want nerve damage in my ring finger.


edit: if you use the claw grip your mouse could be just about any shape and it wouldn't matter
 

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LOL, the Claw grip!

Is that a way of holding your mouse or a an attachment to fit over your mouse?
 
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I have huge hands and the deathadder works awesomely well for me.
yeah but no one has my hands. wide open from right finger to left finger are 25 cm or 10 inches :D

if u want i can take a photo
 

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LOL, the Claw grip!

Is that a way of holding your mouse or a an attachment to fit over your mouse?
It's people that hold their mouse with just their fingertips... and what suits them is absolutely different from what suits people such as myself who use a resting/palm grip.
 

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If you want a Premo mouse for your extra big hands, try the Logitech G9
It ha 3000dpi and you can change the Gearing on the Wheel, it also has an extra body to fir over it more like the sidewinder. and 32mb memory onvoard i think, it might be more lol
 
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You have 2 ways you can use the mouse, the claw grip or the palm grip.
 

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lol, i love it, claw grip and resting palm grip!!

Ill be ditching my ergonomic mousepad in favor of the Claw Grip tonight!!
LMFO
 

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Ill be ditching my ergonomic mousepad in favor of the claw grip tonight
 

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yea it dose
 

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Nope, spelling has very little to do with IQ, and if you cant work out that some mouse pads would affect the way you hold your mouse then what dose that say about your IQ?