"Overall, I feel that the SX is a major step up in terms of quality over other mats on the market. It is aimed at the serious gamer and therefore is priced at the higher end."
"The SteelSeries SX sure has impressed me on many standards. The sleek surface is perfect for hardcore gamers who need that extra bit of precision. This mousepad is flawless when it comes to precision."
"This mat performs really good under any given circumstances. Both when it comes to control, precision, and tracking. In other words the surface featured on the SX has a lot of excellent qualities. I think that the combination of a really fine grained surface with above average gliding performance makes it a really good mat for most gamers."
"The SteelSeries SX Mousing Surface is a great mousepad, I've never owned an aluminum mousepad so I was very curious as to how it performs, being from SteelSeries I expected it to perform great and my expectations were met and then some. Using the SX makes using a mouse effortless, the mice I tried just literally glided silently across it's surface."
"At roughly $60 USD MSRP, the SteelSeries SX claims to be one mousepad without compromise. Its aim is to create the ultimate gaming surface. We can see that -- from an engineering and designing point of view, the SteelSeries SX is certainly a unique mousepad of its own."
"The SteelSeries SX is certainly the kind of mousepad that we would positively rate and recommend!"
"The SX is comfortable and easy on the wrist. It's a fairly short pad, and the edges are smoothed down to a curve so that you're not rubbing your wrist on a sharp edge."
"Durability on the Steelseries SX is top-notch. We have yet to hear of a case where the surface of the SX felt unchanged even a little."
"Our hats go off to SteelSeries for throwing caution to the wind and making the first real budget-be-damned mousepad ever. Any gamer that wants to use the best hard surface money can buy should pick up a SteelSeries SX."
SteelSeries SX is the most exclusive mousepad we have ever produced and the quality shows. Whether you use a gaming grade laser or optical mouse the SX will not disappoint. Once you try the SteelSeries SX, you will discover a new way of gaming, in regards to speed, accuracy, and noise.
The high quality fiber polished aluminum top with anodized oxide coating, makes the SX a unique quality tool for high-end gaming. Quality is the word to describe this highly competitive surface for gamers. We’ve spared no expense on choosing the materials to create our version of gaming art.
The SX also features a rubber base on the bottom for steady gaming, and has the purpose of ensuring quiet use. It doesn’t matter
if you move your mouse slow, medium, or fast, the SX will stay in place for maximum gaming accuracy.
At SteelSeries, we are proud of being associated with some of the best players in the world of esports. Teams like SK Gaming, Fnatic, and Evil Geniuses are in a continuous dialogue with us, helping to make better products. We strive to improve ourselves, and the SX is a perfect example of this evolution. After all, Winning is everything!
The SX comes with an additional, saturated wipe-off cloth included in the packaging. Use this to both clean, polish and lubricate the machinery that the SX is.
The edges on the SteelSeries SX are filed down and rounded to provide the optimal comfort when gaming – especially during those long sessions.
The surface on the SteelSeries SX was further developed and sophisticated from an original aluminum surface released by SteelSeries in 2001, called SteelSeries 4S.
SX’s spectacular gliding sensation is achieved by the most time consuming manufacturing process ever put into a mousepad from SteelSeries, due to individual and manual treatment of each unit.