The SteelSeries 7G is practically the same keyboard as the 6Gv2. The additional $50 you pay for the SteelSeries 7G gets you extra features (two USB ports and an audio passthrough jack), and a detachable hard plastic wrist-rest.

Other than those additions, the keyboard feels roughly identical to the Steel Series 6Gv2, with one significant difference – the Backspace key is the same size as the letter keys, not twice as wide as it is in a standard layout.

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Frankly, we're not sure why they did this, since we don't hear many complaints from gamers about the Backspace key getting in the way. We found the smaller key annoying when I used this keyboard for typing (as opposed to gaming).

OUR VERDICT

The SteelSeries 7G is practically the same keyboard as the 6Gv2.

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