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HyperX Alloy Mechanical Gaming Keyboards Revealed

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

HyperX Alloy Elite

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.

HyperX Alloy FPS Pro

 

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 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.

 

Happy Gaming