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SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Reviews

shidoshi064

Is the SteelSeries Apex King of the Gaming Keyboards?

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Pros: Custom Lighting Zones, 88 Programmable Keys, Solid Software, Lot's of Features

Cons: Size, Physical Key Feel, Minimal 3rd Party Software Support

It doesn't matter if you have all the best components in a PC with the coolest case and 30" monitor, if your input devices are either uncomfortable or just really crappy then your PC just will never perform the way you want it too. Getting quality input devices that you will actually use will make your gaming/computing experience all the better. Today's review is the SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard. My last couple keyboards were a Microsoft ergonomic something and more recently the Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard. Going from the Logitech to the new Apex keyboard has taken quite an adjustment. The layout is just different enough that you have to pay attention to what you’re...
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WilliamGayde

SteelSeries Apex Keyboard Review

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Pros: Up to 88 individual macro keys, Programmable backlighting, 4 separate and customizable layers, Media and other special keys, Large wrist wrest, Price

Cons: Software lacks ability to customize, Driver issues with other products, Non- Removable wrist wrest,

The SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard is a a feature rich keyboard at a very competitive price. It brings most of the features from more expensive mechanical keyboards, to a $100 price point. Here we see the top and front of the box. SteelSeries is really pushing their ActiveZone Illumination; more on that later. The back includes the features in several languages. Here are some closeups of the back. The main features of this keyboard that a gamer would care about are the 88 macro keys, customizable backlight zones, and the fully reprogramable layout. Included in the box is the keyboard, 2 additional feet, and a quick start guide. Starting with the physical features, the keyboard...
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Totally Dubbed

Soft on the eyes, hard on the touch

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Pros: Programmable keys, lighting, cable length, USB ports on the keyboard, big space bar

Cons: Key pressing is hard especially for FPS gaming and typing, software conflicting with other programs

Build Quality: 9/10 Design & Look: 8/10 Software: 6/10 Value: 7/10 My final Rating: 7/10 Review Price: £80 First of all I would like to thank SteelSeries for sending me the keyboard for review. The Apex can be purchased from a variety of resellers, such as AmazonUK. The prices vary quite a bit, but the average price I found was around £80. Before getting into my written review, here’s my video review of the Apex: Now let’s get into this written review! Build quality The build quality of the Apex is very good. I really like the fact that the keyboard comes with small rubber domes that can be used as a "riser" for the keyboard. The cable is also very nice and long which means that...
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