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Published on August 31st, 2017 | by admin

HyperX Unveils Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Sydney, Australia – Aug 30, 2017HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, today introduced its latest addition to its award winning lineup of gaming keyboards used by esports athletes worldwide – the HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. HyperX delivers the enhanced performance that gamers expect with all the components needed for a competitive gaming setup, including Cherry MX mechanical switches, lighting effects, 100 percent anti-ghosting, and solid-steel frames.

Further raising the bar for personalisation and comfort, HyperX has kitted the Alloy Elite Keyboard out with Cherry MX mechanical switches, detachable palm rest and custom lighting features. These customisation options can be accessed without the assistance of software, so HyperX can ensure that gamers connect and play immediately,

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 modes, and 6 preset LED effects. Alloy Elite is built with a solid steel frame for durability, offering dedicated media buttons, and a large volume wheel as well as quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, and game modes. Alloy Elite also includes a USB 2.0 pass through, titanium coloured and textured WASD keys, and full N-Key rollover functionalities.

“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 delivers the perfect amount of tension and release to keep our fingers firing off rapid actions. HyperX keyboards have that extra level of comfort, style and convenience to take our gaming performance the next level.”

To celebrate the launch, technology retailer, PC Case Gear, will be giving away a free $20 Steam card to the first customers* to purchase the Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, in Blue and Red Cherry Switch options, via their online store.
HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Features and Specifications:

Switch: CHERRY MX

Type: Mechanical

Backlight: Single colour, 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: Detachable, braided

Cable Length: 1.8m

Dimensions: 444.00mm x 226.8mm x 36.30mm

Weight (keyboard and cable): 1467g

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 will come 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 29. 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 or e-tail outlets for availability.

The HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard retails for AUD$149.

About HyperX

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and gaming accessories. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to esports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China Joy, PAX, DreamHack, and ESL One.

For more information, please visit the HyperX home page


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