May 29-2019
Kingston expands technology and gaming peripheral line up at Computex 2019

During Computex, Kingston aims to show high-performance storage products for consumer and enterprise, as well as embedded solutions which power products found in everyday life. The highlighted demo products include:

Next-Generation SSDs for Consumer, Power User and Enterprise

  • KC2000 M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD: Using the latest controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND, it offers superior read/write speeds, improving the workflow in desktop, workstations and high-performance computing systems. It also supports end-to-end data protection to ensure the data’s safety.
  • Data Center 500 Series Enterprise SSDs: DC500R is optimized for read-intensive applications while DC500M is optimized for mixed-use workloads. Both SSDs implement strict Quality of Service (QoS) requirements to ensure predictable I/O performance and low latencies.
  • A2000 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD: The upcoming SSD features the 4 Channel Gen 3×4 controller and 3D TLC NAND. With build-in NVMe driver, it could support various system from Windows to Linux, offering lower power and heat.

Apart from that Kingston Technology Company HyperX division, has revealed a lineup of premium gaming gear with a HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with new HyperX switches, HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset with popular dual chamber technology and a new bass adjustment slider, plus affordable plug and play FURY DDR4 with new heat-spreader designs and new FURY DDR4 RGB memory with NGenuity software control.

“Our expansive selection of gaming and enthusiast products and styles can make anyone feel like a pro, HyperX products deliver the performance and quality they need. We are committed to creating the best products on the market for everyone – PC, console or mobile – at an attainable price,” said HyperX director of corporate marketing Daniel Kelley.

HyperX Computex 2019 Announcements include:

Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – The new HyperX Origins mechanical gaming keyboard utilises HyperX mechanical switches, the new HyperX red switch which features 45g actuation point, shorter travel time and is rated for up to 80 million lifetime clicks. Alloy Origins offers dynamic lighting with exposed LED on the key-switch, provide brighter and more radiant RGB lighting. The Alloy Origins mechanical keyboard offers up to three custom lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the onboard memory for on-the-go lighting and macro settings. HyperX NGenuity software offers LED lighting and per key RGB customization.

Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset – The new Cloud Alpha S features dual chamber technology that delivers accurate in-game sound with incredible range and tone. Dual chambers allow the Cloud Alpha S to separate the bass from the mids and highs, creating a dynamic sound that makes games, music and movies more realistic and immersive. Cloud Alpha S offers adjustable bass slider and includes a custom-tuned audio control box with HyperX 7.1 surround sound. Game and chat balance controls are available to mix the game and chat audio levels.

FURY DDR4 and FURY DDR4 RGB Memory – The new HyperX FURY DDR4 and FURY DDR4 RGB memory modules a cost-effective, high-performance memory upgrades for latest platforms from Intel and AMD, feature Plug N Play support, to enable automatic memory overclocking at standard DDR4 1.2V settings. The FURY DDR4 and FURY DDR4 RGB feature Intel XMP-ready profiles optimised for Intel’s latest platform. The HyperX FURY DDR4 RGB comes equipped with a LED light bar with fluid RGB lighting effects3 and utilises HyperX Infrared Sync, which allows the modules to remain synchronised without the use of cables. The memory is compatible with lighting control software from a range of motherboard vendors software including ASUS Aura Sync, Gigabyte RGB Fusion, and MSI Mystic Light Sync.

HyperX will reveal a fully updated version of NGenuity software during Computex, redesigned for an intuitive user-friendly experience interface. The first public showing of the newest version of NGenuity will be demonstrated on the latest HyperX FURY RGB memory and is now available on the Microsoft Store for download.

Also on display at Computex:

Cloud Orbit S Gaming Headset – Cloud Orbit S gaming headsets were developed in cooperation with AudezeTM and Waves Technology. The headsets are the first HyperX gaming headsets powered by Audeze’s patented 100mm Planar Magnetic Drivers for accurate sound. Waves Nx 3D audio technology brings an immersive cinematic audio experience to gaming. Waves Nx head tracking technology to deliver a stable hyper-realistic 360-degree audio environment where the users head movements bring the room to life 1,000 times a second. For the first time at Computex, HyperX will be showing gesture control features of the Orbit S. HyperX gaming headsets paired with Audeze and Waves technology bring audio quality to the next level with audio technology previously found only in audiophile headsets.

Availability

HyperX product demos will be displayed at the Computex 2019, 28 May  to 1 June in Taiwan.

Product pricing and availability follows:

Alloy Origins Keyboard – Available Q3 2019 for $109.99

Cloud Alpha S Headset – Available September 2019 for $129.99

FURY DDR4 & FURY DDR4 RGB Memory – Available in 2H2019; pricing to be announced

Cloud Orbit S Headset – Available Q3 2019 for $329.99

 

1 Per key RGB lighting customisable with HyperX NGenuity software

2 Virtual 7.1 surround sound effect output as a two-channel stereo signal to be used with stereo headphones

3 Lighting is customizable with the most recent HyperX NGenuity software or with motherboard RGB control software. RGB customization support through third-party software may vary