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Steelseries 6GV2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard w/ Media Controls - Black Switch

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SKU: 54386
Shipping Weight: 3.2lbs

Part #: 64225

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Features [ Edit | History ]

Features:

What is a gaming keyboard? Up until the release of the SteelSeries 6Gv2 it was clear that in order to be considered a "gaming" keyboard it had to in some way glowed in the dark. Don't take that the wrong way, we do like things that have lights and can be a bit flashy, but we don't believe that's what should define or set apart a keyboard for gaming. As we began to design the 6Gv2, we wanted to offer a keyboard that would do more than emulate the bridge console on the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 and instead, we focused on raw performance and durability.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • 6Gv2 Keyboard
  • USB to PS/2 Adapter
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Color Black
Keyboard/Keypad Connectivity Technology Cable
Keyswitch Technology Mechanical
Keyboard/Keypad Host Interface PS/2 USB
Keyboard/Keypad Height 1.69"
Keyboard/Keypad Width 18.90"
Keyboard/Keypad Depth 9.84"
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General Information  
     Brand Name: SteelSeries
     Manufacturer: SteelSeries ApS
     Manufacturer Part Number: 64225
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.steelseries.com
     Product Model: 6Gv2
     Product Name: 6Gv2 Keyboard
     Product Type: Keyboard
Interfaces/Ports  
     Keyboard/Keypad Host Interface: PS/2
USB
Keyboard/Keypad  
     Keyboard/Keypad Cable Length: 6.6 ft
     Keyboard/Keypad Connectivity Technology: Cable
     Keyboard/Keypad Features: Soft-touch Keys
     Keyswitch Technology: Mechanical
Miscellaneous  
     Package Contents:
  • 6Gv2 Keyboard
  • USB to PS/2 Adapter

Physical Characteristics  
     Color: Black
     Keyboard/Keypad Depth: 9.8" (250 mm)
     Keyboard/Keypad Height: 1.7" (43 mm)
     Keyboard/Keypad Width: 18.9" (480 mm)
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Customer Reviews of Steelseries 64225

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yoloswag123
06/01/15
Experience: 78 Days

Pros

nice cherry black keys
cheap
responsive keys
Cons
no armrest
Summary
cheap mechanical keyboard that gets the job done

Brandon_G14
07/13/14
Experience: 7 Days

Pros

Solid mechanical keyboard, weight, feel
Cons
Non-standard layout
Summary
This keyboard is generally not bad for the price, however two really big gripes that I have with it relate to key layout (I wish I would have known this prior to purchase, but I didn't have the foresight to look closely at the layout):

1. Left windows key has been replaced with "function" key that CANNOT be re-mapped (it is hardcoded into the keyboard). I frequently use my left hand to hit the windows key for certain shortcuts such as show desktop. This key is now useless to me.

2. Right shift key is SHORT, wtf? There's an extra key beside the shift key (that usually goes above the flat enter key, but on this keyboard the enter key is shaped like a mirrored "L" so it wouldn't fit). So sometimes I hit that key instead of shift, and putting a question mark is definitely difficult. Usually it's Shift + key beside shift, but not anymore... now it's two keys away from the shift....

Otherwise I do like the feel of this keyboard.

Jamie_O
03/07/14
Experience: 1 Weeks

Pros

-high quality all around
-very sturdy and well built
-will clearly outlive us all
-very simple, pleasing design, nothing unnecessary
-keypresses are crisp and reflexive
-no annoying LEDs or extra features/software
Cons
-not sure if I'd pay 85$ again for it
Summary
This is an amazing keyboard, but I don't know if it's 85$ amazing. And by that I mean I don't see how any keyboard anywhere could be worth 85$ or more. This thing is great to type on and play games with, but so was my 8$ Microsoft keyboard. Am I experiencing a 77$ difference? I'd say not really.
Still, top of the line keyboard. Would give five stars if not for the price.

nascent
02/24/14
Experience: 2 Years

Pros

-heavy resistance if your looking for it as these are black cherry keys
-very sturdy
-clean design
Cons
-non-standard layout, short shift and awkward enter key
-the large keys (shift, tab etc.) have gotten squeaky and unresponsive but i fixed that with some wd40.
Summary
i didnt realize when i bought it but the short shift and enter key make it awkward to type on and really just annoying. ive since learned much more about cherry keys and black are not exactly the best for gaming. for the first few weeks of using it i noticed my forearms would get fatigued and fingers hurt if i used it too long. if i had to recomend a keyboard id say to find cherry brown,red or blue in that order. as they all require less force to press and provide a much easier typing experience.

ByeongJun_J
02/05/14
Experience: 28 Days

Pros

Nice and Comfortable with everyday use, gaming, type.
Black Switch
Cons
Not Free. :)
Summary
It's really nice keyboard for any purpose in this price range.
($70~100)
You can't beat Price : Performance it has.
Media control is also quite nice.

ByeongUk_J
01/29/14
Experience: 20 Days

Pros

Black Switch
Nice look
Media Control Key
Cons
None
Summary
It is good for the price. (it was $70 on sale)
Even it's mechanical keyboard at that price with black switch.
You don't need to press the key as heavy as any other switch.
It has nice look and media control key which helps a lot.
Definitely would buy this again.

Alan_C
02/17/13
Experience: 3 Weeks

Pros

I love the sound it makes when I type something
Cons
nope
Summary
I replaced my wireless Microsoft keyboard because it runs out of battery when I was in the middle of a CS match.

Got this great keyboard, and havet looked back since. The typing sound is just amazing.

Ryan H
02/16/13
Experience: 23 Days

Pros

in love with it, types great
Cons
wished it had backlights but at this price not surprised it doesnt
Summary
cant go wrong with mechanical, great typing experience

Oldandcold
02/13/13
Experience: 1 Days

Pros

Compact design + nice, solid construction. Very nice to type on.
Cons
None so far.
Summary
Excellent product, so far it easily outperforms my previous (non-mechanical|) gaming keyboard.
Would recommend.

AceOnRiv
12/25/12
Experience: 3 Months

Pros

great keyboard
mx blacks
full size backspace key
Cons
nothing
Summary
bought this over the 7g because of the full size backspace key, i dont like the small backspace but this will do, black switches are nice, they are abit heavy maybe im too used to browns

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Messages about Steelseries 6GV2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard w/ Media Controls - Black Switch

Good deal for this keyboard? (Alain_R- Apr 05, 13, 15 Replies)
Definitely not a good keyboard (Stormscape- Feb 27, 13, 12 Replies)
ETA? (EaGle1337- Oct 19, 12, 1 Replies)
painting this keyboard's WASD keys (Cheakamus- May 29, 12, 4 Replies)
Separate wrist rest? (Unicornasaurus- Oct 16, 11, 0 Replies)
No stock ? - Is steelseries going to release a ne (drinkbleach- Jul 22, 11, 1 Replies)
Key putch (William_O- Mar 10, 11, 0 Replies)

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URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjQtwOFex0I
Comment: It's a review I've done myself and uploaded on youtube comparing both the Steelseries 6Gv2 and Razer Blackwidow!
Posted by: PanzerIV @02/10/11
URL: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=
Comment: The 6Gv2 is two thirds the price of its big brother and performs the same and does away with a few luxuries. Based on this I would have to recommend the 6Gv2 over the 7G because I like to spend less where I can, but you should decide for yourself which is the better deal.
Posted by: Hacksaw907 @01/12/11
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