XTracPads Ripper XL v2 Mouse Mat



So how do we sum upXTrac Pads Ripper XL mouse mate? Well it's certainly large enough for those who crave extra real-estate and it certainly provides a fast surface to game on. For such a cheap mouse mat it's a no-brainer decision.

To be honest there's not a lot of negatives about the Ripper XL. Admittedly there is the issue that I alluded to earlier in the review with regard to premature fraying/lifting on the end of the mat itself. Plus the fact that the the Razer Mantis feels like it's going to last longer. But for a mere US$13.95 from Sidewinder you really cant go wrong, especially when you're almost paying twice that amount for a mouse mat like my Razer Mantis.

Budget conscious gamers will do well to look at the Ripper XL.

For those looking to find the Ripper XL, XTrac Pads have a list of resellers available here


+ Exceptional value
+ Provides larger gaming surface than other mouse mats on the market
+ Provides fast and accurate tracking
+ Easy to clean surface
+ Non-slip rubber backing
+ Simple and unimposing looks


Feels a little cheap
- Attracts dust and lint like crazy
- Review sample edges frayed/lifted too easily
- Slight problem with tracking at speed.

Value For $$ Award Recommended Award

Thanks to XTrac Pads for providing the Ripper XL for review

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11-08-2007, 20:06:35

Is size everything, or is it the way you use it? We check out XTrac Pads latest mouse mat - The Ripper XL, and answer this age-old question.


12-08-2007, 04:32:20

Nice review! I always think its hard to review a mouse mat as it really is down to personal opinion.

the XTrac does look like my Everglide Titan.Quote

12-08-2007, 04:59:18

Thanks !TIMMY!, and I agree. It's definitely hard to review something like a mouse mat that can have many variables to many people. You'll never please everyone Quote

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