HyperX, the gaming arm of the Kingston Technology Company, has expanded the Hyper X keyboard series with the addition of the HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with full-color backlighting. The Hyper X Alloy keyboard is based on the original Alloy Elite design. It uses HyperX Red proprietary switches with a linear response and a lifespan of 80 million keystorkes.
The Mechanical gaming keyboard features multimedia keys and volume control wheel and double-layer keycaps. The translucent bottom layer allows for improved backlighting.
For added strength, the HyperX Alloy Elite RGB keyboard has a steel frame. It is designed for a USB connection with a 1.8m cable and has a USB 2.0 pass-through port. It recognizes the simultaneous pressing of any number of keys. You can save settings (up to three profiles) in the keyboard’s built-in memory. HyperX NGENUITY software allows you to personalize individual lighting effects and work with macros. Keyboard dimensions are 444.0 x 174.0 x 37.4 mm, and weighs 1530 grams.
For gamers, streamers, and multi-taskers who need to have more control at their fingertips, the HyperX Alloy Elite 2 is the Gaming Mechanical Keyboard for you and is now available to purchase for $129.99 on the Amazon.com website.
HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Specifications
- Switch: HyperX Switch
- Type: Mechanical
- Backlight: RGB (16,777,216 colors)
- Light effects: Per key RGB lighting2 and 5 brightness levels
- Onboard memory: 3 profiles
- Features: USB 2.0 Pass-through, 100% anti-ghosting, N-key mode, LED Indicator, Media control, Game Mode,
- OS compatibility: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7
- Operation Style: Linear
- Operating Force: 45 g
- Actuation Point: 1.8 mm
- Total Travel Distance: 3.8 mm
- Life Span (Keystrokes): 80 million
- Dimensions: 444.0 x 174.0 x 37.4 mm
- Weight (Keyboard and cable): 1530 g
- Keycaps: ABS
Recently, Gigabyte has also announced the release of the Aorus K1 mechanical game keyboard aimed at gamers use Cherry MX Red switches.