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HyperX Launches Streamer Starter Pack for Aspiring Content Creators

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the HyperX Streamer Starter Pack along with increased availability of the HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset blackout edition at Best Buy. The Streamer Starter Pack is a convenient bundle that includes the HyperX SoloCastTM USB microphone and Cloud Core gaming headset with DTS Headphone:X 1 Spatial Audio for streamers and influencers looking for quality gear.

"HyperX is always looking for new ways to deliver an amazing user experience. We are proud to present a streaming bundle worthy of the next viral tweet or post from streamers looking for a convenient way to start creating content," said Nate Almond, PC audio business manager, HyperX. "Becoming a streamer has never been easier, and the HyperX SoloCast microphone and Cloud Core gaming headset are a great combination to set up any streamer for success."

HyperX Achieves 20 Million Gaming Headsets Shipping Milestone

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and e-sports, today announced it has shipped over 20 million gaming headsets since launching HyperX Cloud gaming headsets in April 2014. Underscoring an unwavering commitment to provide comfortable gear for hours of gameplay, HyperX has developed a full line of headsets that deliver high quality sound and performance for gaming, listening to music, watching videos, and chatting. With gaming headsets designed to work with PCs, consoles and mobile devices, HyperX is a leader in the audio gaming market.

"Since the launch of the first HyperX gaming headset in 2014, we've steadily evolved our designs and selection of products to become an industry leader for quality, comfort, and sound," said Paul Leaman, Vice-President, HyperX EMEA. "As competitive and casual gaming continues to gain popularity across PCs, consoles, and mobile platforms, we strive to further advance our headsets to new levels and look forward to delivering the next 20 million high quality headphones to discerning customers worldwide."

HyperX Announces Pulsefire Mat RGB Mousepad

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the HyperX Pulsefire Mat RGB mouse pad. Made with a densely woven cloth surface tuned for precision and control, the new mouse pad includes dynamic RGB lighting effects with lights that run along the edge of the mouse pad. Pulsefire Mat RGB features two lighting zones that are customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software.

The mouse pad offers onboard memory to save up to three lighting profiles, as well as a built-in touch sensor to easily switch between profiles for an uninterrupted, intuitive experience. Pulsefire Mat RGB also utilizes seamlessly stitched, anti-fray edges that provide a flat and uniform surface and resistance to daily wear and tear.

HyperX Adds CloudX Stinger Core Wireless Headset to Official Xbox Licensed Product Lineup

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the availability of its latest gaming headset officially licensed by Xbox - the CloudX Stinger Core wireless gaming headset. Powered by 40 mm drivers, the CloudX Stinger Core wireless is designed to deliver immersive Windows Sonic spatial sound optimized for gaming on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.

CloudX Stinger Core wireless version features a direct Xbox Wireless connection for high-quality wireless audio with just one button. CloudX Stinger Core utilizes 40 mm drivers to provide immersive audio with Windows Sonic, offering clear audio and enhanced bass to elevate gaming experiences. "We are thrilled to expand our licensed Xbox gear lineup with CloudX Stinger Core wireless gaming headset," said Andrew Ewing, senior manager console business, HyperX. "The CloudX Stinger Core wireless gives gamers and HyperX fans complete wireless freedom with the comfort and sound they expect from HyperX."

HyperX Pulsefire Haste Gaming Mouse Now Compatible with NVIDIA Reflex

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the HyperX Pulsefire Haste gaming mouse is now compatible with NVIDIA Reflex. NVIDIA Reflex measures system latency - giving gamers an accurate measure of their system's responsiveness.

The NVIDIA Reflex Analyzer is a system latency measure tool in new NVIDIA G-SYNC Reflex displays. The tool detects clicks coming from the mouse and then measures the time it takes for the resulting pixel to change on screen. Now with Reflex, gamers can start a match with confidence, knowing their system is operating exactly as it should be.

HyperX Adds Pink Colorway to Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Line

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and e-sports, today expanded its award-winning Cloud Stinger family to include a new pink colorway. The latest Cloud Stinger gaming headset combines a fresh new pink color scheme with signature HyperX comfort, optimal audio performance and gaming-grade sound quality.

Weighing just 275 grams, Cloud Stinger brings gamers a stylish, lightweight headset with convenient features, including 90-degree rotating ear cups to provide an adaptive fit. The headset utilizes 50 mm directional drivers that position and deliver high-quality sound with pinpoint audio precision. "The HyperX Cloud Stinger headset has been well-received since its 2016 launch, bringing home many awards including the iF DESIGN AWARD," said Nate Almond, audio business manager, HyperX. "We are excited to add the pink colorway to provide users with another headset choice that offers the same great comfort and sound as the original."

HyperX Adds New Styles to Gaming Glasses Lineup

HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced HyperX Spectre Mission, a new family of gaming eyewear. Built for extended hours of gaming or time spent in front of a digital screen, the new eyewear design offers HyperX gaming-grade lenses with blue light and UV protection at an affordable price. HyperX is also expanding its current eyewear offerings on Amazon to include added color schemes and the new Spectre Mission line.

HyperX Spectre Mission Eyewear features signature HyperX comfort and durability with a robust TR-90 frame that includes co-molded rubber temples to reduce slippage and increase flexibility. The new eyewear also features cam hinges that provide additional stability by securely locking temple arms into place. HyperX Spectre Mission Eyewear features a large square frame style and is available in satin black, satin black to clear fade, satin black to blue fade, and satin black to red fade color schemes. A microfiber pouch is also included.

Kingston Technology Unleashes the Kingston FURY Gaming Brand

Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the name of its new high-performance, enthusiast and gaming brand: Kingston FURY. Building on the incredible success of the HyperX memory products, Kingston has rebranded its DRAM, flash and SSD gaming line into Kingston FURY, investing resources and knowledge from its core business to create the next generation of performance products.

Kingston FURY continues the evolution of leading-edge, high-performance, enthusiast and gaming memory solutions from the largest independent memory manufacturer in the world, backed by three decades of Kingston engineering, testing, manufacturing and customer service expertise. The company's leadership position in the DRAM industry demonstrates it has the passion, commitment and resources to make Kingston FURY the leading high-performance, enthusiast and gaming memory solution in the market.

HyperX Renews Sponsorship with Pokimane as Brand Ambassador

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the re-signing of top female content creator Pokimane. Under the sponsorship, Pokimane will be using HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, and mouse pads exclusively in her streaming content and other marketing initiatives.

"It was an easy choice for me to renew my partnership with HyperX after another incredible year with them," said Pokimane, content creator, HyperX ambassador. "My Cloud Alpha S headset already goes with me everywhere and I can't wait to see what HyperX creates in the future!" Pokimane began her streaming career as a League of Legends streamer after diverting from a chemical engineering career path. She rapidly became one of the top female content creators with successful channels across multiple platforms. As a HyperX brand ambassador, Pokimane will continue to help deliver the HyperX gaming story to her growing audience of more than 28 million fans.

HyperX Partners with CodeCombat on Esports Coding League

Gaming peripherals leader HyperX has partnered with edtech innovator CodeCombat to support the CodeCombat AI League. As a leader in gaming and esports performance, HyperX brings premier prizing to the global tournament in the form of cutting edge Cloud headsets, Pulsefire mice and Alloy keyboards.

"HyperX's mission is to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer, for the best gaming performance whether it is the sound and comfort of a headset or the accuracy of any of our products," said Vince Quan, marketing coordinator at HyperX. "Every game starts with code, we are excited to support the AI League and the next generation of game coders and creators."

Players who join the competitive coding league and reach the top of the leaderboard within their age bracket are eligible to win a high value HyperX prize package.

HyperX Announces Predator DDR4 Memory High-Speed Additions

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of three high-speed Predator DDR4 memory kits in 5000 MHz, 5133 MHz and 5333 MHz frequency versions. The new frequency options will be available as 8 GB modules in kits of two and include a black aluminium heat spreader and black PCB to complement the look of the latest PC builds by system builders and DIY PC enthusiasts. Ultra-fast HyperX Predator DDR4 memory was used to set the overclocking world record at 7200 MHz last month and at 7156 MHz in March. HyperX Predator DDR4 offers high-performance memory paired with a bold and aggressive style. The new flagship frequency available for purchase has expanded to 5333 MHz with a latency of CL20. HyperX memory modules are Intel XMP-ready with certified profiles optimized for Intel's latest chipsets and compatible with many of AMD's latest chipsets.

"Following record-breaking overclocking announcements using HyperX Predator DDR4 frequencies, HyperX is excited to expand its offerings with the latest high-speed additions," said Kristy Ernt, DRAM business manager, HyperX. "The new products offer premium components with faster speeds, high performance with maximum reliability and great aesthetics providing more options for gamers building a new PC."

HyperX Becomes a Global Founding Partner for Riot Games' VALORANT Champions Tour

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc, announced today it will become a founding partner of Riot Games' VALORANT Champions Tour. The deal will see HyperX become the official sponsor for gaming keyboard, mice and mouse pads. "We're excited to welcome our newest partner to the VCT. HyperX joins us as the Official Keyboard, Mouse, and Mousepad Partner of the VALORANT Champions Tour," said Naz Aletaha, Head of Global Esports Partnerships and Business Development at Riot Games. "We couldn't be more thrilled to welcome them and have their amazing products supporting our event in Reykjavik and beyond."

VALORANT quickly established itself as the fastest-growing esport of 2020. To support the competitive scene, Riot Games launched the VALORANT Champions Tour, a year-long, global circuit featuring three levels of competition: Challengers, Masters and Champions. Teams compete through regional Challengers events, then qualify into international Masters events, with the goal to earn a spot at Champions. In this two-week long tournament, one team will be crowned the VALORANT Global Champion. The season-long tour will feature competitions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

HyperX Partners with Red Bull Racing Esports Team

[Editor's note: HyperX is still part of Kingston while the acquisition from HP is being formalized.]

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced it is joining forces with the Red Bull Racing Esports team as the Official Peripheral Partner. To provide a competitive edge and take their esports racing to the next level, Red Bull Racing Esports will have access to HyperX's market-leading gaming mice and keyboards and award-winning Cloud headsets for training and competitions. As part of the partnership, HyperX branding will be featured on the team kit and in-game livery of the team cars.

HyperX has built a reputation among gaming communities around the world by creating quality peripherals that enhance the gaming experience and provide comfort and playability, enabling pro players to stay sharp and focused whether a race lasts for 30 minutes or six hours.

HyperX and MSI Set New DDR4 Overclocking World Record at 7200MHz

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced that HyperX Predator DDR4 memory was used to set a new overclocking world record for the fastest DDR4 memory frequency at 7200 MHz. The world record for highest frequency was set by the MSI OC Team in Taiwan using a HyperX 4600 MHz Predator DDR4 8G module (part number: HX446C19PB3K2/16) on an MSI MEG Z590 UNIFY-X motherboard using an 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900KF @ 3.50 GHz CPU. The record breaking frequency is posted on HWBOT, the site for PC enthusiasts looking for news, tips and information on overclocking, benchmarks and competitions. The valid CPU-Z screenshot can be found here.

"HyperX is thrilled to be part of this breakthrough in DDR4 overclocking history, with HyperX Predator memory used to set two world records within the past month," said Kristy Ernt, DRAM business manager, HyperX. "Our HyperX engineers continue to focus on improving high-speed yields to get faster products in the hands of our customers and push previously unattainable performance records."

HyperX Adds Blue Mechanical Switches to Alloy Origins Core Gaming Keyboard

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Alloy Origins Core Mechanical Gaming Keyboard featuring HyperX Blue mechanical switches. Built for performance and longevity, HyperX Blue mechanical switches offer a shorter actuation point and 80 million click rating to meet gaming and work from home needs. The HyperX Alloy Origins Core tenkeyless keyboard features a minimalistic, compact design with RGB backlit keys to enhance home offices and PC gaming setups. HyperX blue switches are favored by gamers that like clicky key sounds and operating action.

Alloy Origins Core is built with a full aircraft-grade aluminium body for durability and stability, plus a space-saving tenkeyless layout to maximize desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement. Alloy Origins Core features RGB backlit keys with exposed LED for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and five adjustable brightness levels to enhance gaming, day or night. The USB Type-C to USB Type-A keyboard cable is also detachable.

HyperX Sets DDR4 Memory Overclocking World Record at 7156 MHz

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced that HyperX Predator DDR4 memory was used to set a new overclocking world record for the fastest DDR4 memory frequency at 7156 MHz. The world record for highest frequency was set by the MSI OC Team in Taiwan using a HyperX 4600 MHz Predator DDR4 8G module (part number: HX446C19PB3K2/16) on an MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY motherboard using a 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900KF @ 3.50 GHz CPU. At the time of this release, the record breaking frequency is posted on HWBOT, the site for PC enthusiasts looking for news, tips and information on overclocking, benchmarks and competitions. The valid CPU-Z screenshot can be found here.

"We are extremely thrilled and humbled to be part of this exemplary DDR4 overclocking achievement," said Kristy Ernt, DRAM business manager, HyperX. "Our engineers work continuously to improve higher-speed memory yields to bring faster solutions by pushing boundaries that break performance records and bring best-in-class products to our gaming memory community."

HyperX Adds Xbox Series X|S Support to ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of the refreshed HyperX ChargePlayTM Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox. Tested and approved by Microsoft for guaranteed compatibility with the latest Xbox wireless controllers, the officially licensed ChargePlay Duo is designed to work with both the new Xbox Series X|S and legacy Xbox One wireless controllers. Gamers can fully charge their controllers in under three hours.

An environmentally-friendly accessory for dedicated Xbox gamers, ChargePlay Duo includes two 1400mAh rechargeable battery packs to eliminate the need of buying AA batteries. This new charging station also includes charge-through battery doors for both Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One wireless controllers, allowing users to charge the controller without removing the battery pack.

HP to Acquire HyperX Gaming Peripherals Brand from Kingston, Which Retains Memory Business

HP Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to acquire HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company. The acquisition supports HP's strategy to drive growth in its Personal Systems business, where gaming and peripherals are attractive segments. HyperX's award-winning product portfolio spans a range of gaming peripherals, including headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, USB microphones, and console accessories.

"HyperX is a leader in peripherals whose technology is trusted by gamers around the world and we're thrilled to welcome their outstanding team to the HP family," said Enrique Lores, President and CEO, HP Inc. "We continue to advance our leadership in Personal Systems by modernizing compute experiences and expanding into valuable adjacencies. We see significant opportunities in the large and growing peripherals market, and the addition of HyperX to our portfolio will drive new sources of innovation and growth for our business."

PC gaming continues to be one of the most popular forms of video gaming, with the PC hardware industry anticipated to be worth $70 billion by 2023.1 The global peripherals market is expected to grow to $12.2 billion by 2024, with gaming peripherals representing a disproportionate share of this growth.

HyperX Now Shipping Alloy Origins 60 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced its Alloy Origins 60 mechanical gaming keyboard is now shipping in the U.S. and Canada. A compact, 60 percent form factor keyboard, Alloy Origins 60 features HyperX Red linear mechanical switches that are built for performance, longevity and rated with an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and double shot PBT keycaps with secondary functions for long-term use and durability.

Alloy Origins 60 is the first HyperX 60 percent gaming keyboard built with HyperX Red linear mechanical switches. HyperX Red switches are designed with a shorter actuation point and shorter travel time than other switches on the market, for a more responsive switch action. As a durable, stable gaming keyboard, Alloy Origins 60 features a full aircraft-grade aluminium body and offers a space-saving 60 percent layout that maximizes desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement.

HyperX Reveals All-New PC and Console Gaming Gear at CES 2021

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today unveiled new additions to its award-winning product line at CES 2021. Participating in the digital version of CES this year, HyperX continues to support the gaming community by expanding its professional-grade products used by gaming pros and HyperX fans. The new products revealed during the virtual show include the company's first 60 percent keyboard, the HyperX Alloy Origins 60 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard; a new charging accessory, the ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox Series X/S and global availability1 of the Pulsefire Haste Gaming Mouse, Cloud II Wireless Gaming Headset and Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset + 7.1.

"Gaming became an even more go-to activity this year as people searched for safe, entertaining ways to stay connected with friends and family," said Daniel Kelley, director of corporate marketing, HyperX. "HyperX's new product lineup reflects our ongoing commitment to the ever growing gaming community to deliver best in class products for whenever or however one plays."

HyperX and Acer Announce Partnership for Orion Gaming Desktops

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced it has been chosen as an Acer memory partner for the refreshed Predator Orion desktop series. Working closely to create a premium gaming experience, Acer is HyperX's first strategic partner to feature 3600MHz1 high-frequency memory in its Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop.

"HyperX is excited to be the memory partner for Acer Predator Orion gaming desktops, as we are both committed to offering the best products for gamers," said Larry Gonzales, sales and marketing VP, HyperX. "HyperX FURY DDR4 works seamlessly with the new desktops. Through the collaboration, we can deliver the ultimate performance to satisfy every gamer's needs."

HyperX Releases Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud RevolverTM Gaming Headset + 7.1 with virtual surround sound1 for a cinematic experience. Designed to meet the demands of leading PC and console gamers - or hybrid work and learning listening needs - the Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset + 7.1 features immersive sound and a wide audio range, as well as a studio-grade sound stage with signature HyperX comfort and durability.

Cloud Revolver + 7.1 features a studio-grade sound stage with 50 mm directional drivers to deliver greater depth and width for improved audio precisions in first-person shooter and open environment games. The tuning of the driver, mechanical design of the acoustical chamber, and larger ear cups allow users to hear an opponent clearly and accurately for ultimate competitive advantage while gaming.

HyperX Announces FURY DDR4 RGB Memory SKU Additions

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced new single rank 16Gbit1 based HyperX FURY DDR4 RGB memory SKU additions. FURY DDR4 RGB memory delivers a boost of performance and style with sleek heat spreaders and dynamic, synchronized RGB lighting effects using patented HyperX Infrared Sync Technology.

HyperX FURY DDR4 RGB memory offers a Plug N Play feature for automatic overclocking to the highest published frequency within the system speed allowance, eliminating the need for manual tuning. Offering seamless compatibility, FURY DDR4 RGB is certified Ready for AMD Ryzen and Intel XMP-ready. Users can also customize RGB lighting effects using HyperX NGENUITY software.

HyperX Launches HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini Keyboard with Black Colorway

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced its second collaboration with keyboard manufacturing company DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd - the limited-edition HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini mechanical gaming keyboard. Built with a black colorway and 60 percent form factor, HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features HyperX red linear mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and utilizes the Ducky One 2 Mini keyboard design and Ducky PBT double-shot seamless keycaps.

"Known in the gaming market for their high-quality and performance-oriented mechanical keyboards, we are excited to join forces with Ducky again on our second limited-edition keyboard collaboration," said Jennifer Ishii, keyboard business manager, HyperX. "The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini is a great addition to the HyperX keyboard line-up and provides HyperX and Ducky fans with a new all-black color option to complement their gaming system configurations."

HyperX Now Shipping Cloud II Wireless Gaming Headset

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and leader in the gaming peripheral market. HyperX's Cloud II Wireless gaming headset is now available. The new wireless Cloud II headset builds on the legendary comfort, sound DNA, performance, and durability of the wired Cloud II, which continues to outsell in the market with over four million headsets sold since its inception.

Cloud II Wireless is equipped with HyperX custom-tuned virtual 7.1 surround sound and 53 mm drivers for immersive, rich and clear sound. This new gaming-grade wireless headset broadcasts at 2.4 GHz and offers up to 30 hours of battery life and 20 meters of wireless range for the freedom to play, work and school from home without wires. The Cloud II Wireless headset features a durable aluminium frame with an adjustable headband, pliable leatherette and plush memory foam for signature HyperX long-lasting comfort. The wireless headset also includes intuitive earcup controls to adjust volume, access mic mute and activate mic monitoring and 7.1 surround sound for improved positional audio.
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