sidewinder-x3

Available soon for preorder at Amazon, the Microsoft SideWinder X3 gaming mouse will ship sometime in May.  Gauging specs between gaming mice seems a bit tedious but for extreme PC gamers they must be essential.  Features include:

  • 2,000-dpi laser-tracking engine
  • five programmable buttons
  • macro recording
  • Windows XP and Vista compatible
  • Corded
  • Full-speed USB reporting at 500 Hz
  • Maximum speed of 45 inches per second
  • Up to 20 Gs of acceleration

PC requirements include:  100mb’s of available disk space, CD ROM drive for installation and an internet connection (to finish up the installation).  The left and right buttons are rated up to 10 million clicks each so watch yourself.  Street price will be at $40

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Jeff B