Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse & Siru Mouse Pad Review

Posted by Nick Blackwell on Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:00pm



When it comes down to getting a new Mouse and Gaming Surface, the market is just flooded with them. Trying to make an educated decision on which one to get can be confusing and one would wonder if there's any difference between them anyway. Over the past 5 years or so there have been great improvements in the mouse peripheral devices wherein these have evolved into something more advanced and complex with others offering more than just the typical functions. Better tracking lasers, cameras, higher DPI levels that would seem too high to keep up with along with stronger longer lasting switches, customizable weight and lighting. Well, one thing we can tell is that Roccat makes some of the higher end mice and mousepads today and we will be taking a look at some of their products namely the Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse and Siru Gaming surface. 

About Roccat

Founded in 2007 in Hamburg, Germany, ROCCAT Studios produces innovative, high-quality products for today’s ambitious computer gamer. Always operating in close collaboration with the gaming community, the company’s advanced input devices, headsets and accessories offer extreme precision, first-class ease-of-use and unique, eye-catching design. ROCCAT™ entered the scene with its Kone Gaming Mouse – a high-performance device that still ranks as one of the world’s premier gaming peripherals. A long list of international awards attests to the ingenious design and world-class quality of ROCCAT products.

Roccat's Take on the Kone XTD

Inheriting the legendary design and all the formidable capabilities of the Kone+, the ROCCAT KONE XTD max. customization gaming mouse comes with new capabilities to make your domination extended.

The XTD is loaded with the latest 8200dpi Pro Aim R3 laser sensor, a commanding 32-bit Turbo Core V2 72MHz ARM MCU processor, and the most advanced Tracking & Distance Control Unit around to deliver world-beating battle ability.

Add to that a plethora of ergonomic features designed for the longest play comfort – and a suite of the world's most advanced gaming software for max. customization – and you've got a masterful tool for dominating any world you choose.

Roccat's Take on the Siru Mousepad 

Introducing the Siru - Cutting-Edge Gaming Mousepad, the unique, knife-edge thin gaming surface from ROCCAT. Less than a single millimeter deep, it is one of the thinnest mousepads ever created. Top side a battle-ready, easy-to-clean surface with high glide and control, bottom side an easily reusable non-slip backing that anchors to your desktop - the Siru is comprised of just one ultra-thin layer. The innovative form factor of the mousepad provides direct desktop feedback, allowing for exceptionally precise tracking and lightning-fast aim corrections. Available in two stylish colors - Cryptic Blue and Pitch Black - the Siru is ideal for both laser and optical mice.

First let's take a look at the Kone XTD's features and specifications on the next page.



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