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Gigabyte M6980X

Gigabyte M6980X
alaScore 89

35 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Gigabyte M6980X. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the durability.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Gigabyte M6980X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Gigabyte M6980X from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good comments. Comments are divided on the durability.

price, usability

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Gigabyte M6980X Laser Gaming Mouse

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buy it

Awesome mouse! I've only ever had cheap/lame mice. This fits my hand so well! Love it


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Great gaming mouse!


Its a great mouse for the price. i haven't had any trouble with it!

Fits my large hands. solid buttons, smooth movement



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Stopped working


Great while it lasted

It just stopped wanting to move the cursor after awhile. You would be better off spending the extra money on a product that works as intended

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Great Mouse, Okay Software


Overall, I love the mouse; I just wish the Ghost software was better.

Very comfortable fit for my large hands ; Love the gripping on the sides ; The non-slick coating is a huge bonus and leaves a great texture

The Ghost software for the mouse could be better. The UI is ugly and dated (think Doom-era games), and the copy/paste functions don't work properly under certain circumstances ; I use this mouse at work where I'm a graphic designer and the copy/paste...

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Gigabyte GM-M6980X


Affordable gaming mouse that you will not beat for the price! Plus the software for the macros is super easy to use

none so far

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Great mouse, some linux issues.


I bought this mouse as a replacement for the now unavailable MX518. It does the job admirably. It feels very smooth and works as well for twitch FPS gaming as it does for general desktop and image editing tasks. The mouse is light, but it does not feel...

The only downside to this mouse is the annoyingly bright LEDs that constantly blinks in an attention grabbing manner. The software drivers that come with the mouse do not work on linux. So if you're a linux user you'll not be able to turn off the...

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Great... except for scroll wheel...


I'll be contacting Gigabyte and/or Newegg about the issue.

Comfortable feel, high DPI capabilities, great macro capabilities

Forward/backward scroll wheel not working. Works great left/right, but not at all for forward & back. I tried it on two different computers and multiple USB ports -- the problem persisted. Guessing there's a hardware fault

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Quit after a week.


I've owned a Logitech G5 for several years and never had a single issue. I decided give Gigabyte a try. That was a bad decision. I should have stayed with Logitech, the known quantity.

Looks and feels nice. Tracking is smooth and precise

Quit after one week of use. After plugging it in to several computers I get a "USB DEVICE NOT RECOGNIZED" message almost immediately

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Quality issues


For $40, I'd expect a mouse that can left click without issues. I guess I was wrong. RMA'd.

Lightweight mouse without 50,000 buttons

Quality issues --- the left mouse button doesn't always register. If you hold it down gently, it will click/unclick on its own. A mouse that can't click reliably is as good as garbage ; Both left and right buttons have a very cheap/light plastic-y...

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Yeah buddy!


Got this for the boss mans 3500$ pc and he likes it! Paired this mouse with the Microsoft Natural 4000 wired keyboard and your in for a treat.

Feel is nice ; Has some weight to it ; 3 different levels of dpi ; Programmable modes change mouse colors ; Better than "all" Best Buy razor mice

None so far


Product Specifications


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Built-in Storage Capability:No / Yes
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Function: Yes
Scrolling Type:2-ways / 4-ways
Scrolling Wheel: Yes
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: Yes
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical Laser
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Cable