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HyperX Alloy Origins 60


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Jul 1, 2014
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HyperX gets into the growing 60% keyboard game with the Alloy Origins 60. Based on the same design language as the popular Alloy Origins and Alloy Origins Core, it cuts things down physically while retaining the feature set the company uses to attract gamers, typists, and fans of the brand alike.

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Oct 18, 2013
3,603 (1.12/day)
Behind that massive .44 mag that's in your face
System Name The Little One
Processor i5-8279u
Motherboard AZW Speed S
Cooling Fan w/heat pipes + side & rear vents
Memory 32GB Crucial DDR4-3200 (2x 16GB)
Video Card(s) Iris Plus 655
Storage WD Black SN750 2TB m.2 + WD 2TB external nvme
Display(s) 2x Samsung 43" LCD's @1440p
Case Practically identical to a mac mini, just purrtier in slate blue, & with 3x usb ports on the front !
Audio Device(s) Yamaha ATS-1060 Bluetooth Soundbar & Subwoofer
Power Supply 65w brick
Mouse Logitech MX Master 2
Keyboard Logitech G613 mechanical wireless
Software Windows 10 pro 64 bit, with all the unnecessary background shitzu turned OFF !
Benchmark Scores PDQ - all things considered !
Auntha Day, yet ANUTHA mini-me ho hum R.G.B.-'ified lite'em up periph ...

Jan 14, 2019
2,862 (2.18/day)
Midlands, UK
System Name Nebulon-B Mk. 3
Processor Intel Core i7-11700 @ ASUS Optimized (200 W)
Motherboard ASUS TUF B560M-Plus (WiFi)
Cooling be quiet! Silent Loop 2 280 mm
Memory 2x 16 GB Kinston Fury Beast RGB 3200 MHz
Video Card(s) ASUS TUF Radeon RX 6500 XT @ 2975/2400
Storage 1 TB Crucial P5, 1 TB Crucial P5 Plus
Display(s) Samsung C24F390, 7" Waveshare touchscreen
Case Corsair Crystal 280X black
Audio Device(s) Genius SP-HF160, AKG Y50
Power Supply Seasonic Prime GX-750
Mouse Cherry MW 8 Advanced
Keyboard MagicForce 68
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores Cinebench R23 multi core: 14,000, single core: 1,500. Superposition 1080p Extreme: 2,935.
Almost perfect... almost. If only there was a version with no RGB around 30 bucks cheaper... :ohwell: Or maybe with arrow keys and just 20 bucks cheaper.
Jul 13, 2016
1,250 (0.56/day)
Processor Ryzen 5800X
Motherboard ASRock X570 Taichi
Cooling Le Grand Macho
Memory 32GB DDR4 3600 CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA 1080 Ti
Storage Too much
Display(s) Acer Predator XB3 27" 240 Hz
Case Thermaltake Core X9
Audio Device(s) JDS labs The Element II, Dan Clark Audio Aeon II
Power Supply EVGA 850w P2
Mouse G305
Keyboard iGK64 w/ 30n optical switches
Almost perfect... almost. If only there was a version with no RGB around 30 bucks cheaper... :ohwell: Or maybe with arrow keys and just 20 bucks cheaper.

Like many other gaming 60% keyboards, no remapable function key. It's a rip if you want to move the fn key one to the left to add arrow keys.


Editor, Reviews & News
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Jul 1, 2014
2,590 (0.87/day)
Almost perfect... almost. If only there was a version with no RGB around 30 bucks cheaper... :ohwell: Or maybe with arrow keys and just 20 bucks cheaper.
I've covered/will cover some 65% keyboards that may be of interest to you.
Oct 1, 2014
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Leland, NC
System Name The Captain (2.0)
Processor Ryzen 5 3600
Motherboard ASRock B550 PG Velocita
Cooling ARCTIC LF II 240mm AIO; 2x 140mm and 2x 120mm case fans
Memory 16 GB (3200Mhz) G.Skill Trident Z Royal (Silver)
Video Card(s) MSI Gaming X GTX 1660 Super
Storage 1x Crucial MX500 500GB SSD; 1x Crucial MX500 500GB M.2 SSD; 1x WD Blue 7200 RPM HDD
Display(s) Aorus CV27F 27" 1080p 165Hz
Case Phanteks Eclipse P500A (non RGB)
Power Supply Seasonic FOCUS+ Platinum 750W
Mouse Razer Basilisk V3, Basilisk V2, Viper Mini, Deathadder V2 Mini, HyperX Pulsefire Surge
Keyboard HyperX Alloy Origins Core w/ HyperX Aqua switches
I own the Alloy Origins Core and I absolutely love it. TKL is the perfect size for me. This 60% one though? ....Yeah, I think I'd have a hard time adjusting. On the plus side, it does come with PBT keycaps, whereas the Core doesn't. At least their pudding keycaps are reasonably priced.
Oct 13, 2016
165 (0.08/day)
Nea Makri, Greece.
System Name Dark Sith Lord / Fat Boy
Processor AMD Ryzen7 2700X / AMD FX 8350
Motherboard Asus Rog Strix B450-F Gaming / Gigabyte 990XA UD3 R5
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212 Turbo LED (2x120mm in push-pull) / Coolermaster HyperX (2x120mm in push-pull)
Memory 2x8gb G.Skill TridentZ RGB DDR4 3200MHz / 4x4gb Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866MHz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6gb / Gainward GTX 950 2gb
Storage Crucial P1 NVMe 1tb, 2x Barracuda 2TB, 1x IronWolf NAS 2TB / Samsung 840 Evo 500gb + Samsung F1 1tb
Display(s) BenQ GL2450 24'' / Samsung Syncmaster 20'' 2043nw
Case CM HAF 932 (CM 200mm [Red Led] front & side intake, Shark Evil Black 140mm exhaust) / NZXT Trinity
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1220 on Creative Inspire S2 2.1 / Realtek 889 on Creative SBS Vivid 60 2.0
Power Supply EVGA Supernova B2 750w / Thermaltake Toughpower 700w
Mouse Steelseries Rival 110 / Sharkoon Light² 100
Keyboard Bloody B975 (LK brown optical switches) / Philips SPK84 (blue switches) with silicone o'rings mod
Software Win10 Pro x64 / Win7 Ultimate x64
Next step is a keyboard a la ZX spectrum, with 5 functions per key.

P.S. In my opinion mechanical switches are crap of the past. Optical switches is the way to go.
my 2 cents.


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Jan 2, 2009
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Pittsburgh, PA
System Name Custom AMD Rig
Processor AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800X
Motherboard MSI MEG B550 Unify
Cooling EVGA CLC 280mm AIO Liquid Cooler
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro DDR4-4000 32 GB (8GB x 4) C18
Video Card(s) NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 3090 24GB GDDR6X
Storage 1TB Inland GPP, 2TB Samsung 970 Plus, 2x 2TB Inland Premium, 1TB Samsung 860 Evo, 1TB SK hynix S31
Display(s) Samsung Odyssey Neo G9, LG C1 48" 4K 120 Hz (OLED44C1PUB)
Case Corsair iCue 5000X (White)
Audio Device(s) Kanto Audio YU2 and SUB8 Desktop Speakers and Subwoofer, Blue Yeti Microphone
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P3
Mouse Logitech G303 Shroud Edition, Pro Superlight (White)
Keyboard NuPhy Air75
VR HMD Occulus Quest 2 128GB
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H2 Build 19044.1645
If there's a version with the HyperX Aqua switches (equivalent to Cherry MX Browns), then its a surebuy for me.