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SteelSeries Mouse and Keyboard

Posted: June 9, 2008
SteelSeries Mouse and Keyboard
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Today, we’ll review the SteelSeries Mouse and Keyboard, the combo that has outclassed those hunks of plastic you call computing peripherals. Toss that keyboard you’ve had since 1990 and take a bold step into the future.

Here is the review from today’s episode of Attack of the Show:

7G Keyboard

What You Need to Know

  • 18 karat gold plated connectors for low latency, so it can support as many simultaneous key presses as there are keys
  • This means you can move in different directions at the same time as far as the game supports it
  • It looks and feels like the keyboards of old: sturdy, thick, and simple
  • It's sort of a nice change from the flashy stuff, though it would be nice to have a backlight
  • There is also no support for macro-ing


Price

  • $112 for the keyboard online
  • The keyboard is way too much; it performs extremely well, but no macros or a backlight should make it about $70

 

Ikari Mouse

What You Need to Know

  • We just reviewed the G9 from Logitech last week, and this isn't as customizable, but it's still a great mouse
  • Fits your hand well, and all the buttons are within reach
  • It slides well on any surface
  • The software is easy to use; you can assign macros to any button, but each macro can only have 5 keystrokes or less
  • Sensitivity from 1-3200 DPI can be adjusted on the fly, or you can change the presets in the software
  • Make custom profiles and see which one you're using by looking at the LCD on the bottom

Price

  • $ 65 for the mouse
  • The mouse is a great deal; it's in the price range of comparable Logitechs and Razers
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