Great design and comfort.
Switchable key pad.
Profile modes for convenience.
30 programmable macro keys.
Multimedia dial and buttons.
The removable number pad can be attached to either side of this gaming keyboard.
Lots of Macro Keys available for those Macro maniacs.
Red Backlighting for ultimate gaming during the night with the lights switched off.
Volume Dial knob to adjust volume.
Detachable KeyPad and can be switched to the left or right.
The wrist rest is not removable.
Take some time to get used to the smaller keyboard keys.
KeyPad buttons don't work while detached.
Have to remember which Macro buttons have what recordings in them.
No USB slot or Audio/Microphone jack on the keyboard.
Bookmark and Share.
No flip down legs for angling the SideWinder X6.
Made for RPG not FPS.
Non-removable wrist rest.
By Hi Tech Legion on August 11, 2011
The Microsoft Sidewinder X6 keyboard is a great keyboard. It has a quality build, design and features that make it unique. The gaming features are a major selling point with the switchable key pad, the 30 programmable macros and one standard profile...-
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
This is a good gaming keyboard that should perform admirably for any game...88
By TechReaction.net on June 01, 2010
The Sidewinder X6 is one of Microsoft’s first gaming keyboards. Compared to a regular, basic, Dell one, it’s quite the fancy spectacle, with back-lit keys and a detachable keypad! Now, let’s take a look at the packaging.The keyboard is...-
By Bit-tech.net on December 11, 2009
Unfortunately, you can’t adjust the height of the Sidewinder X6, so it’s not particularly comfortable to use. All told, it’s a disappointingly poor showing from a manufacturer that has made some excellent keyboards over the...60
By Tom's Hardware UK on November 26, 2009
The programmable keys were outstanding while playing MMOs and RPG-style games that could make good use of them, but the uniformity of the keypad and subsequent finger placement issues would occasionally put a damper on trying...-
By Craving Tech on June 29, 2009
SideWinder x6 at nightMicrosoft SideWinder X6 is a macro heaven for hardcore gamers who know how to effectively use Macros in their gaming sessions (apparently if you look at my examples, I haven’t fully utilized the use of macros in my games)....-
By DragonSteelMods on April 20, 2009
Aesthetically the SideWinder X6 is a well designed and sleek looking keyboard. For the price there are a lot of extras that other keyboards do not have or cost much more. The ability to use up to ninety Macros is unfathomable to me but for those who...90
By Tech Arkade on April 19, 2009
Overall I have found this to be an enjoyable keyboard to use, but it does have some room for improvement. In a revision, Microsoft could shorten the space bar to the normal length, ending at C instead of X. They also might consider adding a USB...90
By Hardware-Pacers on April 19, 2009
The Microsoft Sidewinder series gaming mice and keyboards are top of the line gaming products that are excellent additions to any gamer's computer system. The Sidewinder X6 gaming keyboard is packed full of assignable keys that can be programmed...98
By LanOC Reviews on April 09, 2009
the X6 is a good keyboard, on par with keyboard from both Logitech and Razer.Share and Enjoy: ...-