SteelSeries 6Gv2

  • SteelSeries 6Gv2
78
Based on 22 scores, 40 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Incredible build quality.
  • Excellent mechanical switches.
  • Size.

Cons:

  • Lack of extra features.
  • Short right shift key makes typing difficult.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC World on 50

The 6GV2 is built like a brick house, but it doesn't deliver the performance and features to warrant its price...

By Computeractive on -

Steelseries is a company that has a large range of keyboards and mice aimed at gamers. The snappily named 6Gv2 is a plain black keyboard with few extra features. Instead, Steelseries has focussed on durability and responsiveness. The simple but sturdy...

By Real World Labs on -

& Scoring Both keyboards were built on the inside like tanks, but I had to remove a point from both for the quality of their legends. SteelSeries uses pad-printed keycaps which will wear off over time. A gaming keyboard with pad printed...

By custompcreview.com on -

Test 1: 700 word EssayI personally found typing on the 6GV2 to be a blissful experience: the keys are tactile and responsive, and are also pretty quiet for a mechanical keyboard. Unfortunately, nearing the end of the essay my fingers did feel a bit...

By uk.hardware.info on -

Keyboards come in all shapes and sizes - from simple to advanced, basic or with display, or with a sound card or extra keys. The quality of the keys themselves often is of secondary importance. This review will focus on a category of keyboards that has...

By PC Advisor on 70

All in all, the SteelSeries 6Gv2 is a decent model at a decent price, but unless you hate your Windows key with a passion you might want to look elsewhere....

By LanOC Reviews on -

In the end it comes back down to preference once again. SteelSeries manufactured a durable high quality keyboard that will hold up to just about any abuse. They did include media keys for anyone who needs them but it’s clear that gaming is the 6G’s...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Expensive and loud, but great for typing and games...

By TechRadar on 80

Modern keyboards can sometimes be accused of being overly elaborate, with products such as the Logitech G510 gaming keyboard including all kinds of bells and whistles to justify its existence. First impressions of the SteelSeries 6Gv2 pro gaming...

By XSReviews on -

This is a beautiful keyboard. It’s 7G with the fat trimmed. No serious gamer wants the twin 3.5mm connectors and USB on the keyboard, the 6Gv2 gives you all the good bits without these extras. Sure it’s a bit dull to look at – if a bit professional –...

By Kitguru.net on 90

At last, a mechanical keyboard that doesn’t break the...

By Overclock3D on 80

So now we've established what the visual differences are between the 6Gv2 and the 7G, what are the differences in the typing experience?None. Absolutely zero. Nil. Nothing whatsoever.We've spent plenty of time behind the SteelSeries 7G and it is as...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

where a board might be marked down for lack of features. With the 6Gv2 this isn't the case as SteelSeries went out to create a high quality, no-frills gaming board when designing this product. We simply plug it in and use it.That doesn't mean that it...

By Gaming Nexus on 96

There are certain things in life that fall into the “I didn’t even know I needed one until I tried one” category. For example, I found the very idea of a GPS in the car to help me find places to be the height of irrelevancy when measured against my...

By productfeedback.com.au on -

Mechanical Anyone?Part Number: 64225 – US Warranty: 1 YearAny gamer is looking out for the best peripherals when it comes to precision, speed and durability. We look out for the best sound reproduction in headsets, the most accurate and smooth mouse...

By Maximum PC on 70

If the SteelSeries 6Gv2 looks familiar to you, it’s probably because you’re already familiar with the 7G, SteelSeries’ flagship mechanical-key keyboard. SteelSeries didn’t update the 7G this year, and it’s still the company’s top-of-the-line model....

By Real World Labs on -

Since the 6GV2 does not come with a wide array of features or its own customization program we decided on moving directly to our conclusion. That does not mean we didn't use the 6GV2 since we did and for two full months of 8-9 hours everyday...

By Gamers Daily News on 85

The Steelseries 6Gv2 was made was not made to be flashy, but rather with performance and durability in mind. It’s a mechanical keyboard that can withstand 50 million key presses, when compared to traditional membrane keyboards that wear out after 1 -...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

In this section I am going to write a brief five point summary on the following categories; Performance, Appearance, Construction, Functionality and Value. These views are my own and help me to give the SteelSeries 6Gv2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard a...

By Craving Tech on -

I actually like the SteelSeries 6Gv2 both for gaming and typing, although the tiny design changes took me some time to get used to. For gaming, 6Gv2 rocks because:It gives me a better response time in a game, as I don’t have to press the keys as far...