Kingston HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review
Posted by Damon Bailey on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 8:00am
Competitive gaming has been around since about 30 seconds after the first multi-player computer game was compiled, and has finally gained main-stream attention in the last several years with the recognition of E-sports. Millions of gamers go toe to toe around the world every day across many genera’s, but none require the split second precision and timing of First Person Shooters. A single millisecond delay anywhere can mean the difference between a win and a loss, and where the proverbial ‘rubber meets the road’ for most is the humble keyboard. There are a great many gaming oriented keyboards on the market with a myriad of ‘features’ targeted at gamers in general. Lights, Macro keys, and many other gimmicks just don’t apply to the FPS gamer who values speed and accuracy above all else. Kingston might have the answer in their new HyperX Alloy FPS mechanical keyboard. A slim profile for maximum portability and mouse area on your desk, as well as lightning fast Cherry MX Blue switches lurking beneath no-slip textured keycaps in the most critical areas might make this the ultimate weapon in the FPS gamer’s arsenal.
ProClockers would like to thank HyperX for sending us the new Alloy FPS keyboard to check out!
Kingston’s take on the HyperX Alloy FPS
HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard features a minimalistic, compact design that’s ideal for FPS gameplay. Its space-saving layout maximizes desktop space for FPS mouse movement while maintaining full functionality and easy portability for gaming on the go. The keyboard’s solid-steel frame is built for long-lasting durability and stability. 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. The detachable, mini-USB braided power cord reduces storage bulk and potential cable damage. For high-precision, gaming-grade key contact and reliability, it features Cherry MX mechanical keys that use Cherry’s pioneering Gold Crosspoint technology, the world’s leading mechanical key switch technology that was designed, developed and manufactured in Germany. Their self-cleaning gold contacts make them resistant to dust and dirt, and the keys have pressure-resistant metal alloy springs. The keys are guaranteed for 50 million key strokes per key with no loss of quality or responsiveness. HyperX Alloy FPS has a convenient USB charge port to keep your phone juiced and game mode to prevent accidental interruptions, 100 per cent anti-ghosting and full N-key rollover functionality. Its HyperX red backlit keys offer dynamic lighting effects with six preset LED modes, and it comes with additional, visually striking red keycaps with added texture for maximum control and enhanced feel.
HyperX Alloy FPS Video
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Started in 2002, HyperX began with one line of high-performance memory and has grown over the years to encompass multiple product lines of memory modules, solid-state drives, USB Flash drives, headsets and mouse pads. Featuring best-in-class components that deliver superior performance, quality and aesthetic design for more than a decade, HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide. From setting memory world records to achieving the most stringent product certifications, HyperX is committed to delivering reliable products with the highest performance standards.
In addition, HyperX is the proud sponsor of more than 20 gaming teams globally and the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters and Dreamhack festivals. HyperX products are designed to meet the most rigorous demands of professional gamers to give them the winning edge and help gamers stay on top of their game.