HyperX Now Shipping ALLOY FPS Gaming Keyboard
New HyperX Keyboard Features Minimalistic Compact D esign, Solid Steel Frame, FPS Cherry MX Mechanical Gaming Key Switches, and Dynamic Lighting Effects Designed for Gamers
Fountain Valley, CA – Oct. 24, 2016 – HyperX ®, a division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX ALLOY ™ FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is now shipping in the U.S. and Canada. The Full-size mechanical gaming keyboard has a space-saving layout allowing gamers to maximize desktop real estate for FPS mouse movement. The HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard features Cherry® MX Blue Mechanical switches to provide the tactile feedback and performance to support extreme gameplay and enable players to be the best gamers possible.
Built with a solid steel alloy frame, the HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard features Cherry MX Blue Mechanical switches, HyperX red LED backlighting and six preset LED modes – 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. For added
flexibility and performance, HyperX ALLOY FPS features an easy access USB charging port located on the back of the keyboard, additional HyperX red-colored WASD/1234 keys, a detachable braided cord, and mesh travel pouch for protection and storage on the move.
“After extensive research and hundreds of hours of gameplay testing, HyperX developed a mechanical keyboard from the ground up to withstand the most intense gameplay, featuring a small footprint that is vital for FPS gamers. With its solid steel alloy frame and Cherry MX Blue switches, this keyboard is designed for over 50 million keystrokes per key,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “Gamers who play FPS classics like CS:GO or Overwatch will appreciate its compact yet sturdy design. The HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard design gives gamers more space to setup their desktop surface to execute intricate mouse actions.”
One of the eSports teams HyperX works with is Echo Fox, owned by Rick Fox, who previously played professional basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers. CS:GO player Sean “[email protected]” Gares, Echo Fox, tested the new keyboard and said: “The HyperX Alloy is the perfect keyboard for me due to the excellent feedback of the Cherry MX Blue switches, it’s compact size, and the extremely durable steel alloy frame. I also love the unique detachable cord for easy portability and the USB charging dock for my phone!”
yperX is an avid supporter of eSports and the gaming community, developing products designed specifically for FPS genres –ncluding the HyperX Cloud Revolver headset, which delivers a studio-grade sound stage that enables gamers to directionally target the nemy, enhanced comfort and superior quality. The new HyperX ALLOY FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is the official keyboard of Intel
Extreme Masters and used in the Intel Showcase across all Season 11 gaming events. Additionally, ALLOY FPS is the recommended keyboard of top gaming organizations such as NaVi Gaming , Echo Fox and Hell Raisers
Switch: Cherry MX
Backlight: Single color, Red
Light effects: 6 LED modes and 5 brightness levels
Connection type: USB 2.0 (2 USB connectors)
USB Passthrough: Yes (mobile phone charging only)
Polling rate: 1000Hz
Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting
Key rollover: 6-key / N-key modes
Media control: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Type: Detachable, braided
Weight (keyboard and cable): 1049g
Availability and Support
The ALLOY FPS Gaming Keyboard (MSRP $99.99) is available now through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets. Alloy FPS includes a two -year limited warranty and HyperX’s industry leading customer service and support.
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, headsets and mouse pads. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throu ghout 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 shows across the globe inc luding Brasil Game Show , China Joy ,DreamHack, ESL One and PAX . 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.