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SteelSeries 6Gv2
8.0 out of 10

SteelSeries 6Gv2

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Reviews and Problems with SteelSeries 6Gv2

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Overall 8
8.0

As advertised

Jordan, Amazon
26 May 2015
  • Summary: Very solid keyboard. The keys are silent and they activate relatively early in the key press. There is no 'click' or breakpoint that you can feel, however the smoothness all the way through is something I actually like.
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Overall 8
8.0

Red cherry keys are silent with zero feel

California Cycleworks "Ca Cycleworks", Amazon
15 May 2015
  • Summary: My review is for the Red Cherry keys version. This probably is a 5 star keyboard, but other reviews misled me to think I might like this one. The last time I bought a bunch of mechanical keyboards for work, 5 were Razer Ultimate models, a DAS, and a no-brand model.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works but switches and spacebar are poorly designed

James W., Newegg
20 April 2015
  • Summary: For $15 more the Corsair K70 is a much better design with more features.
  • Pros: Mechanical switches, decent key layout
  • Cons: the spacebar is horrible. if you the left or right side of the spacebar the opposite side will raise up and not register space bar key strokes
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Overall 10
10

This thing is a brick

Philip C., Newegg
14 April 2015
  • Summary: It didn't come with a wrist rest, but that was easily fixed by picking up a cheap $5 one from the store. The keyboard has a strange size and layout so you cannot replace all of the keycaps if they break No backlighting, but I knew that when buying it.
  • Pros: I have used keyboards mainly rubber dome keyboards and chiclet keyboards, but I decided to get myself a mechanical keyboard at last. 1. Very Sturdy, almost no flex to it 2. Cherry MX Blacks feel great, a bit stiff compared to what I was used to but I got used to it within a week, enough resistanc...
  • Cons: No cons in terms of functionality
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Overall 2
2.0

So Far So Bad

david solomon, Amazon
16 March 2015
  • Summary: im on my 3rd 6Gv2 this year. first keyboard - the keypad 3 stopped working and the D key would stick. example "The dddddog likes to jump." second keyboard - the W key stopped working after a week. fingers crossed for lucky number 3.
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Overall 6
6.0

I mean cmon 20 dollar keyboards nowadays have backlight standard but a 100 dollar keyboard with no light whatsoever makes it see

KalvinStein, Amazon
12 March 2015
  • Summary: Keyboard feels solid and durable. Only thing that really bummed me is it had no backlight. I mean cmon 20 dollar keyboards nowadays have backlight standard but a 100 dollar keyboard with no light whatsoever makes it seem like it cost 10 dollars to make and they charge 100.whatever steel series, just...
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Overall 8
8.0

Years of experience on 4 mechanical keyboards, it's okay but it's not the best option around

Nick Fox, Amazon
6 March 2015
  • Summary: The Steel Series 6gv2 is a solid board, it is study and well built. The keycaps are somewhat poor, they are very prone to falling off as they are not held on tight. If you travel with it you may lose keys.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great feel, archaic key layout.

Chris, Amazon
28 February 2015
  • Summary: Great keyboard but the key layout is a little archaic and can be frustrating at times when you use two different keyboards
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Overall 8
8.0

Keyboard layout is pretty weird. if you want custom keycaps

Ngo, Amazon
24 February 2015
  • Summary: Keyboard layout is pretty weird. if you want custom keycaps, you're gonna have to look for quite a while as the enter key is oddly shaped. Other than that and the no left windows button (which sucks for me as Arma 3 Mods sometimes need this) it's perfect.
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Overall 2
2.0

Small Right Shift Key makes this impossible to use for someone that knows how to type.

Kyle Null, Amazon
13 February 2015
  • Summary: The make of the keyboard is quality material, but the right Shift key is literally half the size of every shift key I've ever used. You literally will type "/" every time you want to capitalize the left side of the keyboard. It's overwhelmingly obnoxious if you type quickly.
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