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HyperX Unveils HyperX Alloy Elite and TKL HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today introduced two new additions to its award winning lineup of gaming keyboards used by eSports athletes worldwide – the HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Pro Gaming Keyboard and Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. HyperX delivers all the components needed for the best competitive gaming set up, and the new HyperX Alloy Keyboards boasts Cherry MX Mechanical switches, lighting effects, 100 percent anti-ghosting, and solid-steel frames for the tactile feedback and performance gamers expect from HyperX gear.

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HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire)

HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire)

“Further raising the bar for personalization and comfort, HyperX is excited to reveal the new Alloy Elite Keyboard with Cherry MX Mechanical switches, detachable palm rest and custom lighting features. For TKL keyboard fans, the new Alloy FPS Pro was designed in our HyperX labs specifically for them,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “Ensuring that gamers connect and play immediately, keyboard customization options can be accessed without the assistance of software via keyboard functions.”

Featuring an all-new design, the Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard includes HyperX red LED backlighting, an 18 LED light bar with luminous lighting along with custom lighting modes, and 6 preset LED effects. Alloy Elite is built with a solid steel frame for durability, offers dedicated media buttons, and a large volume wheel along with quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, and game mode. Alloy Elite also includes a USB 2.0 pass through, HyperX titanium colored, textured WASD keys, and full N-Key rollover functionality. No software is required – Alloy Elite is ready for plug-and-play gaming and includes a detachable palm rest for added comfort during gameplay.

The new HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is geared toward users seeking a tenkeyless gaming keyboard option and enables dedicated FPS players to take their gaming to a professional level with its space-saving layout that maximizes desktop space for mouse movement. Designed for professional eSports teams and avid followers that prefer compact size, Alloy FPS Pro is the ideal keyboard for gaming on the go.

“HyperX Mechanical Gaming Keyboards have given me a true competitive advantage from day one. The build quality and features give our team the consistency needed to game at our best each and every time we load in,” said Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo, CSGO team leader, SK Gaming. “Every keypress on our HyperX Mechanical Gaming Keyboards deliver the perfect amount of tension and release to keep out fingers firing off rapid actions. HyperX keyboards have that extra level of comfort, style and convenience to take our gaming performance the next level.”

HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Features and Specifications:

Switch: CHERRY MX

Type: Mechanical

Backlight: Single color, Red

Light Effects: 6 LED modes and 4 brightness levels

Connection Type: USB 2.0 (2 USB connectors)

USB 2.0 Pass-Through: Yes

Polling rate: 1000Hz

Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting

Key Rollover: N-key mode

Media Control: Yes

Game Mode: Yes

OS Compatibility: Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Cable Type: Attached, braided

Cable Length: 1.8m

Dimensions: 444.00mm x 226.8mm x 36.30mm

Weight (keyboard and cable): 1467g

HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Features and Specifications:

Switch: CHERRY MX

Type: Mechanical

Backlight: Single color, Red

Light effects: 6 LED modes and 5 brightness levels

Connection type: USB 2.0 (1 USB connector)

Polling rate: 1000Hz

Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting

Key Rollover: N-key mode

Media control: Yes

Game Mode: Yes

OS compatibility: Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Cable: Detachable, braided

Length: 1.8m

Dimensions: Width: 359.00mm x Depth: 130.00mm x Height: 34.50mm

Weight (Keyboard and cable): 900g

Cherry MX Switch Specifications:

 
Typical Values   Brown   Blue   Red
Operating Force   45 cN   50cN   45 cN
Travel   4.0mm   4.0mm   4.0mm
Tactile Force   55 cN   60 cN   N/A
Life Cycle   50M   50M   50M

Availability and Support

The HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (MSRP $109.99 U.S.) is available in Cherry MX blue, red and brown switch versions and will be available through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets starting August 21. The HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (MSRP $79.99 U.S.) is available in a red switch version starting August 21. HyperX keyboards include a two-year limited warranty and HyperX’s industry leading customer service and support. Available switch types vary per country. Please check your local retailer, e-tail outlets for availability.

About HyperX

The HyperX gaming division was born from Kingston Technology Company, Inc, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit our HyperX website.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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