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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Most Recent Comments

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

12-08-2007, 08:22:11

I'm looking for a new mousemat thats not too pricey. How fast would you say tracking becomes a problem? I sometimes move my mouse pretty fast in SourceQuote

12-08-2007, 08:23:40

llwyd keep me informed on what mousemat u get :P im looking to get one for new deathadder :P (well when i get that 2 lol)Quote

12-08-2007, 08:41:51

Originally Posted by name='Llwyd'
I'm looking for a new mousemat thats not too pricey. How fast would you say tracking becomes a problem? I sometimes move my mouse pretty fast in Source
Pretty fast mate. I did the same test as [Ins] and it was virtually as fast as I could from side to side and up and down (motion) on high sensitivity. After toning the sensitivity down a notch on my mouse the phenomena went away.

If you are looking for a good, budget mouse mat then you really can't go wrong with the XTrac imo.Quote

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