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Microsoft SideWinder X8 Black 12 Buttons Tilt Wheel 2.4GHz Wireless 4000 dpi Gaming Mouse

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  • 12 Buttons Tilt Wheel
  • 2.4GHz Wireless
  • 4000 dpi

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Grab hold of the Microsoft SideWinder X8 Mouse and experience gaming performance that will blow your opponents away! The SideWinder X8 Mouse is a top performer, thanks to Microsoft’s revolutionary BlueTrack Technology that gives it the best frame rate, speed and acceleration on the market and a tracking range from 250 to 4,000 dots per inch (dpi).

This new SideWinder mouse offers wireless freedom with wired performance by adopting advanced 2.4GHz wireless technology. The innovative play-and-charge system ensures a nonstop gaming experience — up to 30 hours of active gaming on a single charge — with no need to stop the game to change batteries. The mouse adapts for different gaming styles: seven fully programmable buttons, replaceable mouse feet, macro recoding button and on-the-fly DPI switching. The unique LCD screen displays DPI settings and macro recording icons to reduce onscreen interference. No matter what your gaming style, you’re sure to find winning control with the Microsoft SideWinder X8!

  • newegg 2.4GHz Wireless Technology Microsoft’s advanced 2.4GHz wireless technology delivers dependable wireless connectivity with up to 30-feet of operating range, so you can enjoy lag-free play without tangled wires.
  • newegg BlueTrack Technology Combining the power of optical with the precision of laser, Microsoft’s proprietary BlueTrack technology delivers exceptional tracking speed, accuracy and acceleration essential for gaming and enables reliable mouse tracking even on difficult surfaces such as granite, carpet and unfinished wood.
  • newegg Wide Scroll Wheel with Tilt The wide metal scroll wheel with left/right tilt and detent clicking action provides extremely accurate and flexible control.
  • newegg Custom Tuning The SideWinder X8 features three DPI switching buttons, seven programmable buttons and a dedicated macro record button so you can customize settings with every game you play.
  • newegg Optimized for Gaming The SideWinder X8 is ergonomically designed for extended sessions of play and offers a host of smart features to further enhance your gaming experience, including an LCD screen that displays dpi settings and macro-recording icons to reduce on-screen interference, and a Quick Launch button that provides one-touch access to Microsoft’s PC gaming features.
  • newegg Play and Charge The SideWinder X8 runs up to 30 hours on a single charge, and features a revolutionary plug-and-charge system for uninterrupted action.

Learn more about the Microsoft SideWinder X8


SideWinder X8
2.4GHz Wireless


Hand Orientation
Right Hand
Scrolling Capability
Tilt Wheel
Maximum dpi
4000 dpi

OS / System Requirement

Operating System Supported
Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP
System Requirement
1 USB Port; CD-ROM Drive


2.4 GHz Wireless connection
Reliable wireless connection built for lag-free play.

BlueTrack Technology
World's most advanced tracking technology for gaming with image processing of 13,000 frames per second.

Play and Charge
Up to 30 hours of active gaming on a single charge, or use the play-and-charge cable for non-stop action.

Twelve Buttons – Seven are programmable
Customize the five programmable main buttons, plus left/right tilt wheel—seven programmable buttons— to customize your gaming experience.

Scroll Wheel with Tilt
Better feel and response with detents for precise control.

Full-Speed USB Reporting
Full-speed, 500 Hz USB reporting is built for lag-free play.

Engineered for Speed
Shape designed for quick, balanced, precision gaming action.

Vertical side buttons
Don't make mistakes. The top/bottom design makes locating the side buttons easier and reduces the inadvertent actuation risk.

LCD Display
Quickly view DPI settings and macro-recording.

Quick Launch Button
One-touch access to Microsoft PC Gaming features.

DPI Switching
Instantly switch sensitivity between high, medium, and low with one click.

Replaceable Mouse Feet
Choice of three different materials for glide preference.

Macro Record
Easily record macros while in game with the dedicated button.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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