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Well I have been using this Sidewinder X4 for two days now, and I am impressed.

It does have a slight clicky like a mech keyboard. The key response is great.

I spent my money well I feel.

Edit: And since it has been one month since I quit smoking, I can afford a couple extra things now
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post #22 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post
Well I have been using this Sidewinder X4 for two days now, and I am impressed.

It does have a slight clicky like a mech keyboard. The key response is great.

I spent my money well I feel.

Edit: And since it has been one month since I quit smoking, I can afford a couple extra things now
Yeah it's amazing how much free money is suddenly sitting around after you do that .
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post #23 of 31
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Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post
Well I have been using this Sidewinder X4 for two days now, and I am impressed.

It does have a slight clicky like a mech keyboard. The key response is great.

I spent my money well I feel.

Edit: And since it has been one month since I quit smoking, I can afford a couple extra things now
Nice work I knew you'd like it, fav keyboard of all time

enjoy
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post #24 of 31
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Originally Posted by mjpd1983 View Post
Good stuff, would be nice to change colors once in a while.

Yeah grab one dude, you won't regret it

This comes up so often, I wrote up an Instructable on how to change the backlight color on the X4. This is not sanctioned by Microsoft, but if you are somewhat industrious and don't mind voiding your warranty, it's pretty straightforward...

http://www.instructables.com/id/Chan...deWinder-X4-K/
post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by PaulHDietz View Post
This comes up so often, I wrote up an Instructable on how to change the backlight color on the X4. This is not sanctioned by Microsoft, but if you are somewhat industrious and don't mind voiding your warranty, it's pretty straightforward...

http://www.instructables.com/id/Chan...deWinder-X4-K/
Thanks for that
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post #26 of 31
get one, they are great

I have an X6, great M$ keyboards
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post #27 of 31
I love my Sidewinder! The red backlighting is just the icing on the cake!

Ooops, mine's the X6! Still love it though!
Edited by Majin SSJ Eric - 6/11/11 at 6:44pm
post #28 of 31
I absolutely love my x4. At first I bought it just with the main function being gaming capabilities what with it's macros keys and whatnot but found out that even for typing the keys aren't that bad. Yeah they do feel a bit mushy, but at the same time they are springy enough to give ME a good feel. Others might disagree but I love writing papers on this KB.

I bought the x4 after my cousin picked up an x6 KB and x8 mouse for his rig and I fell in love. Then I heard the x4 had better key feel and better KRO and was sold.

ONE thing that took some getting used to is how close the "A" key is to the caps lock. Simple fix, just disabled it in M$ Setpoint.

Congrats on the new board. Enjoy it, I know I am.
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post #29 of 31
X4 is a great keyboard, I had one before I upgraded to a mech. Its very sturdy, comes with two height adjustments which is nice, and looks real sleek. I will say that a mech is definitely superior but the X4 is a great keyboard for anyone who cant make the price leap to a mech keyboard.
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post #30 of 31
I've heard this keyboard has a loud key response,is that true?
I pulled the trigger on the Sidewinder X4 anyway,clicky keys don't bother me too much. The only thing I slightly dislike is the glossy plastic.
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