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post #1 of 15
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Does anybody have this pad? Is it good? I just seen a youtube review and the Razer destructor seemed more slippery than the SX.

Im going to order a steelseries XAI after xmas and i would like to pair the mouse with a new surface. Its between the steelseries 4HD, Steelseries SX and the razer destructor.

I though the 4HD and the 9HD was all hard. It however does have cloth material.
post #2 of 15
Isn't Razer coming out with their own surfaces? I know the Ironclad comes out tomorrow and is similar to the SX while the Scarab is an upgraded Destructor. I'm debating on a surface mat as well along with a new gaming mouse.
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post #3 of 15
The 4HD/9HD is a plastic surface, not cloth. From what I've heard (and experienced so far), laser mice do quite well on hard surfaces.
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post #4 of 15
I have both, the 4HD is a thin cheap pieces of plastic. It tracks well, but the SX tracks better IMO. The SX is a little more expensive but far more worth it. I'm sure you already know but the SX is extremely smooth, no bumbs like a lot of hard pads have. Never tried the destructor, the SX is amazing paired with the Xai.
post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by faraz1729;11732664 
The 4HD/9HD is a plastic surface, not cloth. From what I've heard (and experienced so far), laser mice do quite well on hard surfaces.

O right. From the videos on seem on close up it seem to have some cloth to it.
Edited by dmxdex2020 - 12/21/10 at 8:11pm
post #6 of 15
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If im being honest the SX is properly out of my price range. I just looked up the ironclad which is even more out of my range. The scarab may be in my range. I hear so many good things about the destructor.

No doubt the scarab is no better than the destructor. Just rebadged.
Edited by dmxdex2020 - 12/21/10 at 8:22pm
post #7 of 15
Looks like the Razer Scarab is in the price range of the Steelseries 9HD, but does the Scarab get rid of the wear and tear of the Destructor? As for the Razer Ironclad, it seems to compete against the Steelseries SX but the price is much higher than the SX.
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post #8 of 15
i have an steelseries sx i want to get rid of. BNIB and $40 in US48.
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post #9 of 15
Is there a reason why you want to get rid of the Steelseries SX mouse surface? You know you can't sell unless you have 35 Rep. I might be interested in it (either that or the Razer Ironclad). Cheapest I could find is Amazon for $49.99.
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post #10 of 15
im sellin it thru my friend, who is now in possession of it.
http://www.overclock.net/other-components/818814-warehouse-peripherals.html
i won it in an contest and im an slow sens gamer and had no use for it.
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