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Written by Servando Silva   
Tuesday, 30 March 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme GM-M8000X Gaming Mouse
Features and Specifications
Closer Look: Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme
Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme Software Features
Testing and Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Gigabyte GM-M8000X Gaming Mouse Review

When you think about Gigabyte, motherboards usually come to mind. Fierce business competition can force a company to branch out, which is why Gigabyte works with many different products such as PC graphics accelerators and PC peripherals. Gigabyte sent Benchmark Reviews their latest gaming mouse. With a pro-laser 6000 DPI sensor, 32KB built-in memory for combination macros, customizable buttons and a very appealing design, the Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme appears as a very interesting product for hardcore gamers. Benchmark Reviews tests the Gigabyte GM-M8000X Gaming mouse in this article to see if this new contender is good enough for PC gamers.

Gigabyte introduced its first Ghost Mouse on October 2008. The GM-M8000 had a 4000 DPI laser sensor and 8KB built in memory for profiles and macros. Other than that, we can say the new Xtreme version is the same, with a few upgrades and much better software UI. Gigabyte has put all their efforts in order to get you the best gaming mouse experience. This means you can set different profiles which you can change on the fly with different button assignments, macros, DPIs and even LED colors. Additionally, you also have 4 weights which you can combine to add up to 38 grams if needed. Also, the pads at every side of the mouse make the whole experience much more comfortable.


So, basically, Benchmark Reviews will be testing a great mouse, full of features and fascinating specifications. Has someone ever needed 6000 DPI to play? Does the Ghost Xtreme really works at 1KHz report rate? Keep reading the review to find it out.

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Gigabyte United Inc., established in December 2006, is assuming the GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd. Brand, which for the past 20 years has been a world-renowned leader in the motherboard industry. Continuing to focus on its core businesses of GIGABYTE branded motherboards and graphics cards, Gigabyte United Inc. is committed to providing our valued customers with the highest quality products and services featuring the industry's most innovative design.

In order to meet the challenges of today's intensely competitive channel market, Gigabyte United Inc. fully utilizes its key assets including its cutting-edge research and development team as well as its professional sales and marketing resources to continue to develop technologies to fit a complete range of digital life solutions. Now and for the future, Gigabyte United Inc. will continue to embody the unique spirit and culture, which has made Gigabyte one of the foremost brands in the industry.



# Finally !SiliconDoc 2010-04-02 22:50
Thanks for noting under cons "no left hand version available".
Good job, it's about time 10% + of the gaming population got a break.
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# RE: Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme GM-M8000X Gaming MouseDan 2010-09-20 19:34
I wanted to get this mouse, but it seems that a lot of NewEgg customers had problems with mouse. Perhaps they had a bad shipment or simply bad quality control on Gigabyte's side but had to opt out of buying one since Newegg was the only reasonable (price and reputation) retailer. Unfortunate since this is a really beautiful mouse.
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# RE: Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme GM-M8000X Gaming MouseHider141 2011-09-26 01:06
Thanks for this great review. Now I'm convinced this is the perfect mouse for me.
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# RE: Gigabyte Ghost Xtreme GM-M8000X Gaming Mousemarian 2012-10-21 06:58
6000dpi all the time so +++ no overkill at all
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