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SteelSeries Apex Gaming

SteelSeries Apex Gaming
alaScore 94

401 reviews

Mar, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 401 reviews of SteelSeries Apex Gaming. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and durability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, durability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the SteelSeries Apex Gaming is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of SteelSeries Apex Gaming from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards on People are impressed by the durability. The design also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the usability.

size, design, durability


73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Steelseries 64147 - SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard (Black)Steelseries 64147 - SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard (Black)

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: E. Fylladitakis (

SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Capsule Review


After the hype from Corsair's K70 RGB since its announcement early this year, mechanical RGB keyboards became all the rage. Several companies even managed to beat Corsair to the punch and release an RGB mechanical keyboard first, such as the tenkeyless...

And these are only the mechanical keyboards that threaten the SteelSeries Apex; there are even more membrane keyboard at lower prices (too many to effectively list). They do not have the number of extra keys or the RGB backlighting that the Apex does,...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: PC Magazine (

SteelSeries Apex


Dozens of programmable controls. Four independent custom lighting zones. Tactile anchoring on the W key. Additional diagonal arrow keys. Dedicated media controls. Extra-large space bar. USB Pass-thrus.

Silicone dome switches.

The SteelSeries Apex is a big keyboard that is packed with features to take your game to a new level, all for a more affordable price than the competition.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Legit Reviews (

SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Review


The SteelSeries Apex brings to the table a unique implementation of backlight color as well as a ridiculous amount of macro control in a way that's sure to delight.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: mad shrimps (madshrimps)

SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Review


Based on rubber domes, the new SteelSeries Apex keyboard comes with a lot of interesting features like the ActiveZone Lighting system, extra directional arrows, raised macro keys, 4 separate layers, anti-ghosting for the most frequently used keys in...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Sean Gibson (

SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Review


The SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard is the latest PC gaming peripheral from SteelSeries. The company has made big waves in the world of PC gaming, sponsoring a number of the most popular e-Sports teams and repeatedly receiving awards for their...

Overall, the SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard is a top performing, brilliantly designed, amazingly cool keyboard that represents one of the best values we’ve ever seen from a computer peripheral. There’s really nothing about the keyboard that our team...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (

SteelSeries Apex


The SteelSeries Apex is one of the most colorful – and most capable – keyboards we've seen. Read the full review to find out how color control affects your gaming.

You have extreme customization options through color and key control

This is a membrane keyboard, which means no mechanical switches

Solid design, high-end features and advanced customization make the Apex an attractive gaming keyboard.

Expert review by: Patrick Budmar (

SteelSeries Apex gaming keyboard


A flashy and comprehensive keyboard that's well suited to gaming

Practical layout and implementation of macros keys ; Great additions such as multi-zone illumination and oversized space bar

Integrated wrist rest leaves no room for adjustment ; A bit pricey for a membrane-based keyboard

The SteelSeries Apex does a good job of securing its place as a premium, membrane-based keyboard. While the design and illumination is compelling, it may be tempting to pay a bit more to get a mechanical keyboard instead.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Alex Cocilova (

SteelSeries Apex review


You'll notice right away just how large the Apex is. The palm rest isn't an optional accessory as it is with many other keyboards, so it comes out of the box in one large unit. The length is also exaggerated by the many macro and media keys on either...

The SteelSeries Apex was made with gaming enthusiasts in mind, from the flashy customizable colours and macro keys to the addition of diagonal directional keys to minimize key presses. Once you've got your fancy new gaming rig, you'll want a keyboard...

Jul, 2013

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Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Floris B. (

Steelseries Apex Gaming Keyboard Review - FunkyKit


First I want to thank Steelseries for providing me with their new Apex Gaming keyboard, its a really nice keyboard with illuminated keys you can customize how you want to.

When I first saw the apex i had something like this is one of the most beautiful keyboards I’ve ever seen!

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


Adjustable backlight: Yes


Cherry MX switch type:Red
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch / Membrane key switch
Multimedia Keys: Yes
Number of programmable (macro) keys:17 / 22
Rollover:N-key rollover
Scroll wheel: No
Smart Card Reader: No
USB Hub:No / Yes