SteelSeries Apex M500 Gaming Keyboard

SteelSeries Apex M500 Gaming Keyboard

The SteelSeries Apex M500 Gaming Keyboard is a low-frills gaming keyboard that gets the job done. It’s an understated, yet durable keyboard with a steel back plate and rubber pads to prevent the keyboard from slipping. And although it lacks extra keys specifically for macros, all 104 keys are programmable through its Engine 3 software and they are backlit with blue LEDs. This gaming keyboard is built like a tank and it’s for those who follow the philosophy of function over form. Sometimes you don’t want all the extra features that many of the other keyboards have. Sometimes you just need a keyboard that lets you simply game.

Interface: Wired | Keyboard backlighting: Yes | Programmable keys: Yes

Check out our Page on the Best Gaming Keyboards for 2017 to compare the SteelSeries Apex M500 Gaming Keyboard with other top models we have taken a look at.

SteelSeries Apex M500 Gaming Keyboard


Build Quality







  • Programmable Keys
  • Cherry MX Red Switches
  • Reinforced Steel Backplate


  • Doesn't have Macro Keys
  • Backlighting is only blue

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