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Microsoft SideWinder X5/X6 takes gaming up a notch

Microsoft brings gaming, SideWinder style

| Gaming News | Posted: Aug 20, 2008 5:34 pm

Microsoft appears to be intent on continuing the revitalisation of its popular SideWinder brand by launching not just one, but two new family members today.

 

Microsoft SideWinder X5/X6 take gaming up a notch

 

Engadget reports, firstly, on the SideWinder X6 which Microsoft touts as the first gaming keyboard it has created from scratch.

 

Redmond, WA based Microsoft has thrown caution to the wind and implemented some innovative functionality to set the X6 above its competitors.

 

Of most interest, would be the switchable key pad that transforms into a macro pad, boasting full programmability.

 

Backlighting sets the mood and tone of this premium offering and the $79.95 price tag.

 

Microsoft SideWinder X5/X6 takes gaming up a notch

 

The SideWinder X5 mouse harnesses a 2000 DPI laser tracking engine and, six DPI settings for maximum precision.

 

It, will reach stores with a price tag of $59.95.

 

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