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

Two New HyperX Gaming Keyboards Deliver Enhanced Performance and
Tactile Responsiveness to PC Gamers and eSports Pros

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.


“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.

Contacts

HyperX
Mark Tekunoff, 714-438-2791
mark_tekunoff@hyperxgaming.com
or
Walt
& Company for HyperX
Carla Mancebo, 408-369-7200 x1049
cmancebo@walt.com