SteelSeries Apex 5 US Gaming Keyboard

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Product Highlight: 

  • Hybrid blue mechanical gaming switches guaranteed for 20 million keypresses
  • OLED Smart Display displays profiles, game info, Discord messages, and more
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy built for a lifetime of unbreakable durability
  • 16.8 million illumination colors per key for unmatched customization
  • Premium magnetic wrist rest provides full palm support and comfortable feel

The Apex 5 gaming keyboard has hybrid mechanical switches that combine the smoothness of a membrane switch with the added durability, performance, and satisfying tactile click of a blue mechanical switch. It also boasts premium features like like per-key RGB customization, an OLED Smart Display, aircraft grade aluminum alloy frame, premium magnetic wrist rest, multimedia controls, three-way cable routing, gaming grade anti-ghosting.

Hybrid Mechanical Gaming Switches

The combined smoothness of a membrane switch and the added durability, performance, and satisfying tactile click of a blue mechanical switch, so you don’t have to choose one over the other.

OLED Smart Display

Customize the OLED screen with your favorite gifs, view on-the-fly game info, incoming Discord messages, settings, and more.

Five On-Board Profiles

Software-free customization for saving up to 5 unique profiles locally on the keyboard. Your settings are always perfectly adjusted, from gaming to memeing, and on-the-go.

Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloy

The Series 5000 metal frame is manufactured for a lifetime of unbreakable durability and sturdiness, making it the perfect centerpiece of any high-end setup.

Dynamic Per-Key RGB Illumination

Millions of color options and reactive typing effects make you the designer of your ultimate setup that can sync with your other SteelSeries gear.

Premium Magnetic Wrist Rest

Easy and secure magnetic attachment with full palm support and durable soft touch finish for premium comfort.

Dedicated Multimedia Controls

A clickable metal roller and media keys allow you to adjust volume and settings on the fly, all at the touch of a button.

Three-Way Cable Routing

Built-in cable routing channels that allow you to choose from one of three possible places for your cable to exit, keeping your desk tidy.

Gaming Grade Anti-Ghosting

Never lose a keypress, even in the heat of battle. The keyboard won’t drop keypresses, even when multiple keys are pressed.




  • Top Material: Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloy Frame
  • N-Key Roll Over: 24-Key
  • Anti-Ghosting: Gaming Grade
  • Illumination: Dynamic Per Key RGB Illumination
  • Weight: 2.04 lbs
  • Height: 40.5 mm
  • Width: 442.8 mm
  • Depth: 139.2 mm


  • Type & Name: SteelSeries Hybrid Mechanical RGB Switch
  • Switch Actuation: 2 mm
  • Total Travel: 4 mm
  • Force: 50cN
  • Lifetime: 20 Million Keypresses


  • OS: Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox, and PlayStation. USB port required
  • Software: SteelSeries Engine 3.15+ (coming soon) for Windows (7 or newer) and Mac OSX (10.11 or newer)


What's in the box

  • Apex 5 Gaming Keyboard x1
  • Magnetic Wrist Rest x1
  • Product Information Guide x1


Style: 5 US