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Product: TrackBall Optical
Estimated Street Price: $44.95
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Enhanced IntelliEye technology
3: Setup & Usability

4: Programmable Buttons
5: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Microsoft TrackBall Optical.



Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 95%
Performance: 95%
Look: 95%
Ease of Use: 95%
Driver: 95%
Price: 95%
Overall: 95%


The Microsoft TrackBall Optical is a great addition to the vast and astonishing Microsoft hardware family. Microsoft once again (it becomes habit) revolutionized the computing world by revamping the TrackBall concept making this device almost hardwearing. Best of all the enhanced IntelliEye technology is more accurate than ever. If that wasn't enough, the new programmable buttons make surfing the 'Net and completing redundant tasks much easier. This new TrackBall is worth the buy and its great software only justifies the cost of the purchase, so really you can buy it right now, eyes closed.


Specs & Package
Overall Score 95%
Version Reviewed Microsoft TrackBall Optical
Release Date Available starting november
In The Box? 1 User's guide,
1 Drivers CD,
1 USB to PS/2 adapter,
1 TrackBall Optical.
The Good Points Comfort of use
Cool dark design
Improved IntelliEye technology
Two programmable buttons
Exceptional features rich drivers
The Bad Points The trackball shell smells like rubber
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium III 1 Ghz B
Intel VC820 Motherboard
Windows Millennium Edition
256 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 7a
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
32MB Creative GeForce II GTS 4X AGP Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Miro DC30+
Pinnacle Studio DV
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Optical
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
PC Required Minimum System

Windows 95/98/Me or Windows NT 4.0 SP3/2000
CD-Rom Drive
29Mb of available hard disk space
Round Mouse Port (PS/2) or USB port (requires Windows 98/Me/2000)


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