Sith peripheral of choice
The mouse performance is stellar with excellent tracking capabilities; the forward and back buttons don't intrude too much either and their positioning makes them ideal for assigning macros to, making your gaming that little bit sharper.
Jumping into Crysis: Warhead to give this mouse a run through, the size in my palm is apparent when playing; it takes up a lot of my hand on the mouse and keeps it fairly spread out. This is a good thing because after a couple of hours of play my hand doesn't have any cramped feelings or stiffness normally associated with thinner mice.
The side buttons do have a lot of use in games that have many features and customisations which need to be flicked through quickly. Warhead is one of those where you can assign weapon modifications and key based functions to a button, meaning your in game speed picks up and with less stopping to look at the keyboard.
The interesting feature of the mouse is the inclusion of a macro that allows you to do a full 360 spin in game without moving the mouse. What this will do for you is give you a quick glance all around you for bad guys so you can go and kick their asses. Using this a few times, it has come in handy during a fire fight, but it's not a completely necessary feature as most HUDs in game will tell you where you are being shot at from anyway.
The large PTFE pads on the bottom allow the mouse to glide about pretty effortlessly as well and don't suffer much on any surface, so you won't have to worry about replacing them any time soon.
The software allows for the usual full customisation of the mouse, including all the DPI presets as you would expect and allows you to assign macros to the mouse buttons as well. There is no fancy interface here; instead, Microsoft keep to their traditional style of tabs and Windows layout. This is great because it works and it never looks out of place with the rest of your Windows theme.
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