HyperX Now Shipping Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Cherry MX Red or Brown Switches

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New HyperX Keyboards Designed for Gamers: Minimalistic Compact
Design, Solid-steel Frame

Alloy FPS Keyboard uses Cherry MX Mechanical Gaming Key Switches and
Dynamic Lighting Effects

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AlloyFPSHyperX®,
a division of Kingston®
Technology Company
, Inc., today announced it is shipping two new
HyperX Alloy
FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboards with Cherry®
MX Red
or Cherry®
MX Brown
Mechanical Switches, in the U.S. and Canada. HyperX Alloy
FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboards feature a minimalistic, compact design
that’s ideal for CS:GO and FPS gameplay. The keyboard’s solid-steel
frame is designed and built for long-lasting durability and stability.
Cherry® MX switches provide the tactile feedback and
performance gamers have come to expect from HyperX gaming keyboards.


The HyperX Alloy FPS keyboard family now includes three versions: with
Cherry MX Blue, Red or Brown mechanical switches. Additional textured
red keycaps are also included for maximum control and enhanced feel. The
ultra-portable, HyperX Alloy FPS comes complete with a high-quality mesh
travel pouch to store and protect the keyboard and accessories for
tournaments, LAN events or wherever gaming takes you. A convenient USB
port is available for charging a phone. Keys are backlit with red LEDs
and have six preset LED profiles, including a custom mode. The keyboard
also offers Game Mode to easily disable the Windows key to prevent game
play interruptions, along with 100-percent anti-ghosting and full N-Key
rollover functionality. The keys are guaranteed for 50 million key
strokes per key switch.

“HyperX is pleased to expand our Alloy FPS keyboard product line to now
include Cherry MX Red or Brown switches, along with the blue switches we
introduced in 2016,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager,
HyperX. “Gamers who play FPS classics like CS:GO or Overwatch can now
choose from a variety of Alloy FPS gaming keyboards including a linear
switch, a tactile switch or something in between.”

HyperX is an avid supporter of eSports and the gaming community,
developing products designed specifically for FPS genres – including the HyperX
Cloud Revolver
headset, which delivers a studio-grade sound stage
that enables gamers to have more accurate sound, enhanced comfort and
superior quality. The new HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is
the official keyboard of Intel
Extreme Masters
and ELEAGUE.
The Alloy FPS keyboard is the recommended keyboard of top gaming
organizations such as NaVi
Gaming
, Echo
Fox
and SK
Gaming
.

 

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 Alloy FPS Gaming Keyboard (MSRP $99.99US) in red, brown or blue
switch versions are available now through HyperX’s network of retail and
e-tail outlets. The Alloy FPS keyboard includes a two-year limited
warranty and HyperX’s industry leading customer service and support.

About HyperX

HyperX
is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the
independent world leader in memory products. The HyperX product line
includes high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, gaming
headsets, gaming keyboards and mouse pads. Designed to meet the needs of
gamers, over clockers 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
and ELEAGUE.
HyperX can be found at shows across the globe including Brasil
Game Show
, China
Joy
, DreamHack,
PAX
and TwitchCon.
For more information visit the HyperX
home page.

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 call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com
or connect with HyperX on social channels including: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/hyperx;
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity;
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hyperx;
Instagram: https://instagram.com/hyperx/;
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx;
and Google+: https://plus.google.com/+hyperx/videos.

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