Mad Catz / Saitek S.T.R.I.K.E. 5

  • Mad Catz / Saitek S.T.R.I.K.E. 5
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Based on 6 scores, 8 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Build Quality, Design, Innovation, E.Y.E. OLED Display, 7 Gaming Apps, 21 Programmable Keys, Full Button Illumination (16m Colors), 7 Part Modular Design, Rear 3.5mm Ports (Headphones/Mic), Double Braided Cables With Gold Plated Connectors, Control Softwa...
  • Plethora of macro buttons, Beautiful, adjustable lighting, Relatively easy construction, Simple software configuration
  • Macros that have accurate time delays and virtually no input limits, Customizable in terms of hardware and software, EYE OLED panel runs apps such as timers/stopwatches, A keyboard that closely resembles the feel of a Mechanical keyboard feel without the excessive sound, Ridiculously large number of macro buttons, Looks fabulous with its 16 million RGB backlighting,...

Cons:

  • Price (For Some), Membrane Keys (For Some)
  • Plenty of cables, Assembly feels unnecessary, OLED display is light on features, Limited macro support, Pricey

Expert reviews and ratings

By nikktech.com on

When we reviewed the S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 several months ago we were so impressed by it that the only thing we couldn't figure out was the reason as to why Mad Catz chose to use a special engineered membrane design for the keys instead of a mechanical one. For...

By Computer Shopper on 60

Mad Catz’s assembly-required keyboard feels disorganized beneath its flashy exterior. We expected better from this device, which turned out to be more pricey than pretty....

By TechRadar on 70

This then is the Mad Catz STRIKE 5, the inevitable cheaper little brother to the impressively mad STRIKE 7. Well, I say cheaper, but it isn't cheap. It's still hitting the shelves at nearly £200, which is a lot of cash to drop on any gaming peripheral...

By eTeknix on

This week I've been spending my time playing around with this S.T.R.I.K.E.5 keyboard from MadCatz, which as some of you may know is the “toned down” edition of their S.T.R.I.K.E.7 Keyboard which Tim reviewed for us a little while ago. I use the words...

By Benchmark Reviews on 86

The Mad Catz STRIKE 5 is a good iteration from the STRIKE 7. Ignoring the touchscreen/OLED panel, the rest of the keyboard is almost identical between the two brothers. Some slight changes have been made in the STRIKE 5, some good some bad. For...

International Review By Eurogamer on 60

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 5 - navnet i sig selv lyder overdrevet. Og når du pakker dyret ud af den ekseptionelt store kasse, er keyboardet i sig selv ikke mindre overdrevet. Udover selve tastaturet, som er i to dele, alfabetet på den ene del, tal og...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 40

UK summaryproduct Lækkert modul opbygget gamer tastatur! 3,8 0 5 Forrige side...

International Review By Gamezoom.net on 90

Auch bei der günstigeren Strike-Tastatur handelt es sich um ein sehr interessantes Gaming-Keyboard für Enthusiasten. Die zahlreichen Individualisierungsmöglichkeiten und Features (allem voran das Display) werden jedes Gamer-Herz schneller schlagen...