Microsoft Reportedly Discontinuing SideWinder Brand (Again)

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nadako

now i have the keyboard and it is really nice just dont have the mouse

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bjoswald

Probably because someone in their marketing department realized overpriced gaming hardware is pointless. If you can't kill people, loot boars or fly a plane with a regular keyboard and mouse (or whatever you use), then you either have the reflexes of the toddler or have "special needs". I cant' think of one good reason for an average person to spend over $100 on a goddamn mouse. It's ridiculous. In fact, I'd almost be willing to buy a Potty Putter instead, because that way, I'd be doing something fun while flushing my money away.

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TechLarry

PC Gaming support runs deep at Microsft....  HA!  What a load.

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pepo123

Still using the original sidewinder mouse for three years now. I love it... I better stock up because i dont think i can go back to logitech now.

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pepo123

Still using the original sidewinder mouse for three years now. I love it... I better stock up because i dont think i can go back to logitech now.

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fallout330

edit-fortunately

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D00dlavy

Gigabyte is also in the market.  Aivia.

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hammeredtoast

I like the Sidewinder brand. I have, I believe, the X6 something mouse, or an X5, or whatever. It fits my hand flawlessly. I consider it a "real" mouse. I feel that there is no way that Razr stuff can actually be ergonomic.

 

I have that argument with many mouses on the market. They are too slender. I'm not a big guy. I'm, like, 160 pounds and 6 feet tall. I just have no idea who's buying slimmer mouses.

 

I'm pretty sure you don't pluralize "mouse" to "mice."

 

Whatever.

 

Hopefully Razr absorbs, at the very least, the mouse designs from Sidewinder. I loved that stuff.

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D00dlavy

Try the DeathAdder, from Razer.  The best mouse they've made, IMO.

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McNamys

Nice try for their second attempt but Microsoft once again came up short when it came to hardware. I purchased the X6 keyboard and promptly returned it. Too many issues with installing their software (Win 7 64 bit) and found that many others had the dreaded 1603 error installing the software. Great keyboard, loved being able to move the numeric keyboard to the left side but the software install issues on a new windows 7 system was a dealbreaker

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