Alienware TactX mouse

Commy1

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Disregard this from the give away and the desire to win one any how, but what are peoples opinions of it?

I got one with my m14x as a promo back in February and well... I hate it. It's too flat to be used comfortably. my ring+pinky fingers are forced together and off at a slight angle where they touch my mouse pad and create resistance. Overall it doesn't feel like it's been made to fit a mans hand. I've kept it on the packaging locked away until someone hopefully purchases it from me off kijiji.

The plus side is the two side buttons, which I remapped to increase/decrease DPI settings. When sniping in tribes it helps. But then again so would the RAT series.


GD on the Alienware Tactx mouse
 

novasti

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I love mine...it's almost as good as my MX1000. I wish it were cordless, though.
 
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always wanted one but "external" reviews were bad
I hope it comes for sale here in India, apart from Alienware as a whole only Razer products are famous here
 

Belon

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its very expensive at Malaysia..i hope i have fren from us that can buy for me all alienware accessories..my M18X cost me about RM20,816 for all the customization that i made..its really far from the actual price at u.s..but dell wont ship that M18X to malaysia..so i must buy it from agent..
 

Maelstrom

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From the dozens of reviews I've read about this mouse it's actually not a very good product at all. In fact, you shouldn't even consider buying it because most of the people who wrote reviews stated that the mouse pretty much stops working anywhere from 3~12 months after buying it. They also say that the cable for it is bad too. A lot of them said they had to cut the braided cable off the keep it from fraying and kinking the actual wire. There were also some complaints of the button placement and scroll wheel as well as the drivers to get the AlienFX to work.

The sheer number of negative reviews convinces me that this isn't a good mouse to buy. >_>
 

MattyB

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I dont know about the Tactx mouse but if you want a really nice mouse i would have to say that my R.A.T is fantastic. It fits my hand perfectly and is super comfortable. It's quick and easy to change the settings on too. I just have the basic R.A.T 3. Each to their own though. I'm sure there are many that wouldn't like it.
 

AeonSoul

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I see. Ain't 8 hrs usage a little bit short? I mean my Performance MX battery lasts for like a week or more and I use it 7+ hrs/day D:
 
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my logitech wireless mouse needs AA batteries, use it 4-8 hours variable daily and it lasts for like 2 months :O (seriously, no kidding)
I game and a lot and it works like a charm!
guess more simple more long it lasts eh?
 

yikes81

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I see. Ain't 8 hrs usage a little bit short? I mean my Performance MX battery lasts for like a week or more and I use it 7+ hrs/day D:
yeh it is a little short, but that is the trade off for having the best response time in wireless mode. It polls a lot more and with shorter intervals.
 
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