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HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the expansion of its Alloy keyboard line up with the release of the HyperX Alloy EliteTM­­ 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. The new Alloy Elite 2 gaming keyboard is based on the original Alloy Elite design and features 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.

HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 features a signature light bar with LED lighting, dynamic RGB lighting effects with per-key lighting1 and RGB colours. 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.

HyperX Alloy Elite 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

“We are excited to announce our new Alloy Elite 2 mechanical keyboard built with HyperX pudding keycaps,” said Bianca Walter, Business Manager, HyperX EMEA. “The Alloy Elite 2 will meet the needs of gamers looking for a fully customisable mechanical gaming keyboard with HyperX linear switches rated at 80 million clicks per key.”

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

Availability and Price

The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 mechanical gaming keyboard is available for €159.99/ £139.99 MSRP through HyperX’s Online Shop and its network of retail and e-tail outlets. 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 minimise 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 colours)
  • 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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