Gigabyte Aivia M8600 Mouse Review


Gigabyte Aivia M8600 Mouse Review


The Aivia M8600 comes equipped with the Gigabyte Ghost software. It's similar to the version we saw with the K8100 keyboard, but thankfully it's infinitely easier to use as everything is clearly labelled. The is a single-click left and right handed switch, as well as a battery charge indicator and, at the top right, colour-coded profiles.

Gigabyte Aivia M8600 Mouse Review

Across the top we have potentially four buttons that lead to hidden delights. Unfortunately the Windows button leads to the mouse control panel, and even in this latest v1.02 update the Macro Editor leads nowhere at all. The sensitivity and scrolling settings boxes are intuitive, although it's difficult to get a sliding bar wrong. It might need a little warning that you're passing out of the hardware DPI setting and into software interpolation, but that's nit-picking an otherwise solid bit of software. Macro editing aside.

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15-11-2011, 05:34:01


Following on from the Aivia keyboard, today we look at it's partner the Aivia wireless M8600 Mouse.

Continue ReadingQuote

15-11-2011, 05:42:49

A very decent piece of kit. I really like the battery idea and the option of using it as a wired mouse.Quote

15-11-2011, 07:54:33

It's a Transformer

Looks like a decent mouse though.Quote

15-11-2011, 08:52:05

nice looks for someone with a green theme

nice ambidextrous functionality tooQuote

15-11-2011, 11:17:08

Looks a bit like a Razer Mamba ripoff Quote

15-11-2011, 17:05:47

ripoff is a lil strong.......

i mean how much do you really think you can do with a mouse design???

that being said.....

i dont see this one prying me away from my cyborg RAT7Quote

15-11-2011, 17:25:28

Originally Posted by Lollipop View Post

Looks a bit like a Razer Mamba ripoff
Well it does use the same laser sensor as the MambaQuote

15-11-2011, 21:21:56

Has a rating for price but no price mentioned / on top ??Quote

16-11-2011, 00:02:24

for wireless "gaming" mice i think you should try the logitech g700, i've had it for a little while now and i think its great (and more comfortable then most mice - which is not that common with wireless mice)Quote

16-11-2011, 00:49:26

Originally Posted by WelshD1K View Post

Has a rating for price but no price mentioned / on top ??
Well in Australia it costs $99.

As a reference, the Razer Mamba 4G costs $159 here, while the Imperator costs $99 and the Steelseries Sensei costs $109.Quote

16-11-2011, 01:19:47

ogitech g7 sill use it .... wireless mx518 awsome love it almost a smuch as my boomslangQuote

16-11-2011, 01:21:13

Originally Posted by Zeals View Post

Well in Australia it costs $99.

As a reference, the Razer Mamba 4G costs $159 here, while the Imperator costs $99 and the Steelseries Sensei costs $109.
i know that but it is missing from the review...Quote

16-11-2011, 02:11:13

didnt the review say that its 80pounds? on the last pageQuote

16-11-2011, 02:49:14

top of page where it says from where etc is blank .. all im sayingQuote

19-11-2011, 11:48:55

I honestly couldn't ask for more than a Deathadder when it comes to miceQuote

19-11-2011, 12:44:09

Looks pretty interesting. It still looks like it's modelling after a Lamborghini Reventon. Quote

20-11-2011, 15:32:55

Should be good, nice review thanks. I wont buy it though I will upgrade from the Gigabyte m8000 to the m8000X (both wired). Mine has a cilinder packaging like the one you picture and it holds the GIGABYTE mouse mat I'm using. Great quality mouse, I mean to send some ideas to GIGABYTE for improving it when time allows. The laser is very sharp, buttons very responsive and it's worked over 1 year and it hasn't given any trouble, looks nice. The M8000X has a better laser and software and a reader for the distance from the laser to the surface/mouse mat to calibrate the laser and for £40-£50 it's great. I prefer the M8000 to the Logitech G9. GIGABYTE are doing very good I think it's really niceQuote

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