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SteelSeries Releases the Apex Gaming Keyboard

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SteelSeries, a worldwide leader in professional grade gaming peripherals, today announced the availability of the SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard. Made up of beautiful form and carefully optimized functions, the SteelSeries Apex features unique enhancements to the keyboards layout from low-profile keys, specially designed raised macros rows for quick access, and multiple layers of customization in colors and intensity. With a $99.99 MSRP, the Apex is available now at local retailers in-store, online and in the SteelSeries Web Shop.

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WTB a mechanical version of this.
 
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Huh, the diagonal keys might have a few uses (The Legend of Grimrock, etc).
 
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WTB a mechanical version of this.
The 16.8 million colors tipped me off that this wasn't a mechanical keyboard. Would still be a nice keyboard if they dropped the RGB LEDs for mechanical switches.
 
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WTB a mechanical version of this.
Couldn't agree more!

That spacebar is great, not too big or too little - just right.
 
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I also love the location of the multimedia keys.
 
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Accept it, Steelseries. No ones coming around for a $h!tlift keyboard anymore.

They keep forgetting that there is a push for more mecha keyboards other than the reducing costs of scissor-lift keyboards. If they wanna get anywhere near Corsair, Coolermaster, and Razer they gotta put their products by theirs. If they wanna win this time add software that only pros care about, enough LEDs to gaze upon for hours, and maybe a deployable cup holder if they think ahead of our demands.
 
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"sold out" in North America... available everywhere else!
 
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I'm sorry, but this is the ugliest thing I have ever seen.

In all honesty, when playing; do people actually use or need all those macros?

My keyboard ^^

This to me is a thing of beauty :D
 
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All keys on that keyboard Volkszorn posted work. The caps are simply made blank because some people can type without letters on the keycaps easily enough and such folks find blank caps more pretty.

@Volkszorn: is that a modded Ducky Zero?
 

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Ok, ok I understand. But some games is not so easy to mange key. For example in il 2 I need about 25 key to manage engine. If I play with machine witch two engine ...?. And this is only one or two engines. What about the rest ?

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All keys on that keyboard Volkszorn posted work. The caps are simply made blank because some people can type without letters on the keycaps easily enough and such folks find blank caps more pretty.

@Volkszorn: is that a modded Ducky Zero?
No, it's actually a CM Quickfire Rapid Reds.

@ivnxnvi
Don't mind my lack of knowledge on games that require that many macros.

Just see a decent amount of keyboards now that have a billion colours/macros and other funky designs. I look at this and it just gives me a headache.

But if people like that stuff more power to them.
 

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nice QFR mod! howd you get rid of all the logos?
does it still have the rubber coating or you sanded it all down?
are the keycaps PBT? do you have to clean them sometimes or do they stay nice n white?

gj! :toast:
 
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On ebay (and others) you can find print-less keycaps that fit on mech keyboards.