The SteelSeries Engine is a software suite now with CloudSync. This means that the SteelSeries cloud storage system will save and synchronize all SteelSeries peripherals. Gamers can switch between different configurations inside of the same or different games by just one-click through a macro key that can be programmed by SteelSeries Engine.
Despite the mechanical keyboard requiring over five times as much space to function, 27mm compared to a membrane keyboards 5mm, the GT80 manages to be the thinner than its closest rival. At 49.1mm thick and a weight of 4.7kg it is a full 17% thinner and weighs 22% less, despite the rival using a conventional membrane keyboard.