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This product has a FreakScore of 9.9 op 10 based on 1703 scores.
With an intuitive, on-the-fly macro-recording system, Microsoft's SideWinder X4 will satisfy gamers who demand solid performance and plenty of customisation options. The wrist rest offers little support, but this keyboard is surprisingly stylish and will serve you well in non-gaming situations too Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands
Continuing the touchy-feely, customer-focused theme of the Windows 7 marketing push, Microsoft says the design nuances of the SideWinder X4 gaming keyboard are the result of listening to the customer - specifically the gamers who bought the X4's higher-end predecessor, the Microsoft SideWinder X6 . [Updated 23 February 2010. Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands
I'll admit up front that I'm not a gamer and spend most of my time using a keyboard for boring stuff like typing. I bought this based on the reviews, because it's backlit (I like that), and for the macro keys that I plan on setting up to speed workflow when I process photos. The big problem for me is that the keys are a bit... muddy. My previous keyboard was a Logitech G11 and it was just too big for my desk. I briefly tried a Logitech K750. Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands
So when I go to pop off the keys to rearrange them into the Dvorak layout, I find that the brilliant designers of this board have(for reasons that are quite hidden to me) decided to make the W, F, and J keys proprietary to their positions. AKA, I can't move them. Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands
My main OS is Pinguy OS what is a Linux OS. Everything is working fine except the programmable S1 - S6 keys, the bank switcher ("123"-key) and the record key. As I do my gaming in Windows this isn't really an issue. As a gaming keyboard it works really well. You can press multiple keys without any ghosting. Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands
Packaging: Very well presented box, very well packaged, features etc detailed on sides and back. Build Quality: Absolutely 5 stars, the keyboard is solid with a nice glossy finish that amazingly doesn't get dirty easily or attract dust, the keys are very responsive, have a reasonably low "drop height" so you don't have to mash each keypress, and unlike the more expensive mechanical keyboards the typing 'loudness' is relatively quiet, personally I cant stand the loud... Lees Meer Translate to Nederlands