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

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New HyperX Keyboards with Minimalistic Compact Design, Solid-steel Frame,

FPS Cherry MX Mechanical Gaming Key Switches, and Dynamic Lighting Effects Designed for Gamers

London – February 6th, 2017HyperX®, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced two new HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboards withCherry® MX Red or Cherry® MX Brown Mechanical Switches are now shipping in UK, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboards feature a minimalistic, compact design that’s ideal for CS:GO and FPS gameplay, with a solid steel frame 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 either Cherry MX Blue, Red or Brown mechanical switches. The ultra-portable,HyperX Alloy FPS comes complete with a high-quality mesh travel pouch tostore and protect the keyboard and accessories for tournaments, LAN events, wherever gaming takes you. A convenient USBport is available for charginga phone. Keys are backlit with red LEDs and have six preset LED settings, including acustom 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 rolloverfunctionality. The keys are guaranteed for 50 million key strokes per key.                                    

“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 introduced in 2016,” said Edward Baily, EMEA HyperX Business Manager. “Gamers who play FPS classics like CS:GO or Overwatch can now choose from a variety of Alloy FPS gaming keyboards; with 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 gaming events. The Alloy FPS keyboard is the recommended keyboard of top gaming organisations such as NaVi Gaming, Echo Fox and SK Gaming.

Cherry MX Switch Specifications:


Typical Values




Operating Force

45 cN


45 cN





Tactile Force

55 cN

60 cN


Life Cycle





Availability and Support

The Alloy FPS Gaming Keyboard (MSRP £99.99/€129.99) in blue, red and brown 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 gaming events. HyperX can be found at shows across the globe including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, TwitchCon and PAX. For more information visit the HyperX home page.

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