FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif – July 6, 2020 – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today expanded its keyboard line up with the release of the HyperX Alloy Elite 2 mechanical gaming keyboard. The new Alloy Elite 2 gaming keyboard is based on the original Alloy Elite design and boasts HyperX red linear mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes dedicated media keys with quick access buttons and volume wheel and uses HyperX designed pudding keycaps with translucent dual-layer style and signature HyperX font to enhance LED and RGB light.

The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 features a signature light bar with LED lighting, dynamic RGB lighting effects with per-key lighting1 and RGB colors. Alloy Elite 2 is built with solid steel frame for durability, offers dedicated media buttons and a large volume wheel along with quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, and game mode. Alloy Elite 2 also includes a USB 2.0 pass through, 100 percent anti-ghosting and full N-key rollover functionalities.

“We are excited to announce our new Alloy Elite 2 mechanical keyboard built with HyperX pudding keycaps,” said Jennifer Ishii, keyboard business manager, HyperX. “the Alloy Elite 2 will meet the needs of gamers looking for a fully customizable mechanical gaming keyboard with HyperX switches rated at 80 million clicks per key.” 

 

The Alloy Elite 2 is one of HyperX’s full-featured RGB mechanical gaming keyboard, designed to provide sturdy and stable controls. Users can customize lights and effects with intuitive NGENUITY software for brilliant colors display. The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 also offers onboard memory for keyboard customization allowing users to save up to three profiles. Plus, advanced customization with HyperX NGENUITY software enables users to personalize per-key lighting effects, Game Mode and macro settings. The Alloy Elite 2 is compatible with PC, PS4TM and Xbox OneTM.

 

Availability

The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 mechanical gaming keyboard is available for $129.99 MSRP through HyperX’s Online Shop. For more information on the HyperX Alloy Elite 2 global availability, please visit the HyperX Alloy Elite 2 product page.

 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

 

HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Specifications: 

 

Part Number

HKBE2X-1X-US/G

 

Keyboard

Switch                                        HyperX Switch

Type                                           Mechanical

Backlight                                   RGB (16,777,216 colors)

Light effects                               Per key RGB lighting1 and 5 brightness levels

Onboard memory                      3 profiles

USB 2.0 Pass-through               Yes

Anti-ghosting                             100% anti-ghosting

Key Rollover                             N-key mode

LED Indicator                            Yes

Media control                            Yes

Game Mode                               Yes

OS compatibility                       Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Key Switches

Switch                                        HyperX Red

Operation Style                          Linear

Operating Force                         45 g

Actuation Point                         1.8 mm

Total Travel Distance                3.8 mm

Life Span (Keystrokes)              80 million

Cable

Type                                           Attached, Braided

Length                                        1.8 m

Dimensions

Width                                         444.0 mm

Depth                                         174.0 mm

Height                                        37.4 mm

Weight (Keyboard and cable)     1530 g

 

1Per key RGB lighting customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software

 

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