Seventeen Macro keys.
Innovative Layer system.
Good price price for feature set.
Excellent SteelSeries Engine software.
Only six simultaneous keypresses (eight including SHFT and CTRL).
Phantom keypresses can appear in specific situations.
Some unintended repeat registering of keystrokes.
By PCMag on December 05, 2013
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.80
By Expert Reviews on September 01, 2013
All the macro keys you could need, but the Apex Raw is otherwise...80
By eTeknix on August 03, 2013
Today we take a look at the Apex [RAW] gaming keyboard from legendary peripheral company Steelseries. Steelseries have been instrumental to the gaming community since 2001 and they've built a robust reputation and a huge, loyal fan base around the...-
By PCAdvisor on July 31, 2013
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 to match. At just £86, the Apex is a quality keyboard with flashy features to keep gamers new and old happy for years to come while not beating up your wallet.80
By PC Advisor on July 31, 2013
Like a juggernaut on your desk, the SteelSeries Apex keyboard will command attention with its large size, multicoloured lighted zones, and vast array of macro keys. You'll feel like a starship captain with an advanced console at your fingertips--if...80
By Good Gear Guide on July 30, 2013
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...80
By Bit-tech.net on July 24, 2013
Nonetheless, we’re still somewhat in two minds about the Apex Raw. On the one hand it is a sensible lower-price version of the Apex, with a reasonably well balanced selection of features that really do work when it comes to both typing and gaming...71
By Vortez on July 14, 2013
Sorting through our opinions of the SteelSeries Apex[RAW] has proved to be a little more difficult than we were anticipating following a rather protracted testing period. Chiefly that's been because its difficult to assess the SteelSeries in...-
By Kitguru.net on July 14, 2013
If you are on the market for a low-profile, solid keyboard with unlimited customization potential through SteelSeries’ excellent SteelSeries Engine, the Apex [RAW] is definitely worth your time....80
By Hardware Secrets on April 23, 2013
Not everybody jumped on the mechanical keyboard’s bandwagon. For those who prefer membrane models, the Apex [RAW] is an efficient no-frills product that sticks to the basics. The ease of programming and the key layout make this peripheral ideal...-