HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the HyperX Alloy Origins 65 mechanical gaming keyboard is now shipping with HyperX Aqua tactile switch or HyperX Red linear switch options. The 65 percent form factor keyboard includes dedicated arrow keys, page up and down, home, and delete keys to provide an optimized balance of compactness and functionality. In addition to the Alloy Origins 65 keyboards, HyperX Alloy Origins 60 mechanical gaming keyboard is now available with HyperX Aqua tactile switches and a new pink colorway is available in HyperX Red linear switches.
“We’re pleased to expand our keyboard options in the ultra-compact market with the new 65 percent form factor keyboard and added switch variations for Alloy Origins 60,” said Jennifer Ishii, category manager, HyperX. “The Alloy Origins 65 is designed specifically for gamers looking for a keyboard that offers more room for mouse movement while still providing dedicated arrows, delete, page up, and page down keys.”
Alloy Origins 65 features a space-saving 65 percent form factor with dedicated arrow keys, along with delete, page up and page down keys to maximize functionality and desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement. The keyboard features HyperX mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and rated with an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB backlit keys with an exposed LED design and five adjustable brightness levels. Adding another layer of creative style and customization, Alloy Origins 65 also includes laser etched painted ABS keycaps for the escape and space bar in red and aqua color themes to match users’ key switches of choice.
The first of HyperX’s small-format keyboards, Alloy Origins 60, is getting some additions on switch options for added customization. Featuring the original ultra-compact 60 percent form factor that maximizes functionality and desktop space, the keyboard now offers users the options of HyperX Aqua tactile switches or a new pink colorway available in HyperX Red linear switches.
HyperX Alloy Origins 60 and Alloy Origins 65 utilize RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and premium double shot PBT keycaps with secondary functions for long-term use and durability. Both keyboard types offer advanced customization features for lighting and macros, including customizable per-key lighting effects. The keyboards also come with additional accessory keycaps,3 including a HX ESC keycap and exclusive HyperX-designed spacebar, along with a keycap puller for added customization.
The full Alloy Origins lineup feature Custom Game Mode, allowing users to choose which keys are enabled and disabled. Macro keys can be assigned and stored in the macro library, and users can choose from three adjustable keyboard angles for ideal positioning. With onboard memory, users can save up to three profiles for on-the-go gaming using HyperX NGENUITY software. Other features include 100 percent anti-ghosting, full N-key rollover, and a detachable USB Type-C to USB Type-A keyboard cable.
HyperX Alloy Origins 65 mechanical gaming keyboard in HyperX Red and HyperX Aqua switch versions, Alloy Origins 60 mechanical gaming keyboard with HyperX Aqua switch and Alloy Origins 60 with HyperX red switch in pink colorway are available in U.S for $99.99.