If deep customization is what you\u2019re in the market for, then the SteelSeries Apex Pro Keyboard ought to be at the top of your list. This keyboard can be set to keep up to 5 user profiles in memory, and for each, you get to choose things like key-specific RGB lighting, as well as key-specific omnipoint switches. If these terms sound foreign to you, not to worry; we\u2019ll dive deeper into them during this SteelSeries Apex Pro Review as we find out whether or not this gaming keyboard is the best gaming keyboard there is.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - SteelSeries Apex Pro\r\nTouted as the world\u2019s fastest keyboard, the SteelSeries Apex pro illuminated keyboard is your best bet for super responsive gameplay. It comes with a magnetic wrist rest for palm support, and an OLED display for quick on-the-go adjustment of your settings. If you prefer to play on a controller, take a look at the Thrustmaster Limited Edition Ferarri PS3\/PC Gamepad review.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nMost of the settings and features that this mechanical gaming keyboard has are geared towards attaining a faster response rate during high speed gameplay. It\u2019s omnipoint switch setting for example allows you to decide how far along you want your keys to be pressed for them to reach their actuation point, and you get to set this up using the OLED screen that\u2019s at the top right of the keyboard. The fact that you won\u2019t need to download the SteelSeries Engine software to manipulate a good number of these settings is another nice touch. The SteelSeries Apex Pro isn\u2019t a membrane keyboard like the Rii RK100+, but it\u2019s keys still feel pretty good to press.\r\nDesign\r\nNot many mechanical keyboards are built on aluminium alloy frames. This makes the Apex Pro (and the Razer Huntsman Gaming Keyboard) stand very tall in terms of build quality, and that, coupled with its per-key RGB lighting makes for a sturdy keyboard that looks pretty good. The keys also have pretty linear switches, and if you\u2019d like to have a base to rest your palms on, then you can opt for its magnetic wrist rest. To the top left of the keyboard there\u2019s an illuminated USB passthrough port that you can use to avoid cables running underneath the keyboard, with three exit ports that you can also plug into.\r\nValue\r\nThe value offered by this mechanical keyboard surpasses a lot of what you\u2019ll get in the market especially if you play fast paced games. It's not a budget buy like the PICTEK RGB Gaming keyboard, but you do get a mechanical switch that\u2019s unique to the SteelSeries range. It\u2019s omnipoint switch provides for adjustable actuation which allows you to fine tune exactly when a key-press gets registered, and with the ability to have up to 5 preset user profiles, you can switch between different settings for when you\u2019re typing and when you\u2019re gaming. If you\u2019re a little pressed for space, you can go for the SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL, which is 20% smaller because it doesn\u2019t come with a numpad.\r\nSteelSeries Apex Pro Wrap Up\r\nIf you want the absolute best you can get from a mechanical gaming keyboard, then the SteelSeries keyboard is the best one you could go for. Its mechanical switches are unique to the company, and its durability of up to 100 million key presses beats out any other gaming keyboards that you can think of. If you do get convinced to buy it through this keyboard review, be sure to check out Amazon com for any SteelSeries Apex Pro Deals to help you save some coins.