Microsoft Sidewinder X4

  • Microsoft Sidewinder X4
80
Based on 21 scores, 44 reviews available
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    7
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    8
  • Average:
    6
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The Microsoft Sidewinder X4 features an anti-ghosting technology that ensures even the most complex key combinations will be recognized by the computer, allowing up to 26 keys to be pressed at once -- a valuable feature for you button mashers.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ITP.net on 80

While the X4 isn’t as feature rich as the X6, its anti-ghosting gives it an edge that make it a worthy gaming buy....

By Hardware-Pacers on 97

The Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Gaming Keyboard and Sidewinder is a superb product and have all the elements of what a gaming system would need. From phenomenal performance to full packed features with programmable buttons on the keyboard, hard core...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 75

The X4 is good choice for any gamer who wants the important stuff and not so many...

By GadgetSpeak on 72

While many games support the use of a gaming console, some users are not comfortable with this type of approach and would prefer to use their keyboard as their main control method....

By AsiaOne on -

The X4 gets the job done, but is missing the extras that made the X6 truly...

By Maximum CPU on -

The SideWinder X4 is probably the most efficient “anti-ghosting” keyboard available, and it’s a fine keyboard outside of that context. In principle, every keyboard should be “anti-ghosting”, but the truth is that it’s...

By HEXUS.net on -

Overall, this is a brilliant keyboard! There’s the little niggle with the drivers and media functions, but that could easily be fixed by Microsoft. It has a very sleek and modern appearance and just looks stunning. Although the glossy parts do...

By Bit-tech.net on 80

While you might spend a fortune on the hardware inside your PC, the way you interact with it is just as important as silky smooth frame rates; it pays to equip yourself with a decent keyboard.The Microsoft Sidewinder X4 is the latest contender to...

By Metku.net on -

Overall then the Sidewinder X4 is a good keyboard. The main things for a good gaming keyboard are there, the good typing touch, support for more simultaneous key presses than an average human has fingers, macro keys and an easy-to-use software....

By Tech Arkade on 65

I have to say that I am a little disappointed with the Sidewinder X4. Much of the design flair and features that are present on the X6 are gone, as to be expected from lower model. Potential macro keys are reduced from ninety to eightteen. The...

By itreviews.com on -

A good gaming keyboard and a really impressive daily workhorse too. If you can find it with a solid discount (not hard to do), then it's well worth picking up. Microsoft - Sidewinder X4 Gaming Keyboard price Buy Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Gaming...

By DragonSteelMods on 70

For the Sidewinder X4 Microsoft seems to have taken the basic keyboard design and added some macros and multimedia keys; otherwise what you see is what you get. The Sidewinder X4 is Microsoft's low-cost, low-end version of a gaming keyboard that...

By LanOC Reviews on 90

Its hard to find anything to dislike about this keyboard. The keys make a pleasant sound when pressed, though this is more of a preference than anything, I enjoy simply typing with it. The programmable macro keys are beyond useful for both gamers and...

By I4U on 85

The Microsoft SideWinder X4 Gaming Keyboard is a very functional, if a bit plebian, gaming keyboard with no major gripes that works well. blog comments powered by Disqus...

By Gizmodo on -

First law of gadget recessionomics: Take something you make, which is great, make it ever so less great, and sell it for ever so less money. That's how you end up with products like Microsoft's SideWinder X4 keyboard. The Price $60 MSRP, $46...

By GamingShogun on -

We got our hands on Microsoft's new Sidewinder X4 gaming keyboard. Featuring a complex new anti-ghosting technology as well as multiple profiles on a middle-of-the-road price point, will it live up to the hype or does it get thrown in the closet?...

By Pocket-lint on 70

A very reasonable offering but hard to fall in love with...

By Tom's Guide on -

Microsoft’s new SideWinder X4 gaming keyboard does away with “ghosting,” but how does it compare to the flagship SideWinder X6? When it comes to computer peripherals, there are two schools of thought: moot features are unimportant,...

By CNET UK on 75

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...

By ExtremeTech on -

Though die-hard typists will expound endlessly on the subject of whether this keyboard is better than that keyboard, gamers are a different breed—for the most part, they don't really care how a keyboard types. Oh, they may need to send an...