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HyperX Adds Blue Mechanical Switches to Alloy Origins Core Gaming Keyboard Lineup

HyperX Adds Blue Mechanical Switches to Alloy Origins Core Gaming Keyboard Lineup

HyperX Now Shipping Alloy Origins Core Tenkeyless RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Reliable HyperX Blue Switches and Minimalistic Design for Gaming Setups and Home Offices

London (UK) – 6th April 2021–  HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Alloy OriginsTM 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 aluminum 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 is excited to add HyperX Blue mechanical switches to the Alloy Origins Core lineup,” said Bianca Walter, Business Manager, HyperX EMEA. “Alloy Origins Core was designed specifically for TKL keyboard fans. Adding the new HyperX Blue switches alongside the existing red switch version allows gamers to choose their preferred switch type while receiving the top performance, reliability and style inherent in keyboards with HyperX-branded switches.”

Alloy Origins Core keyboards feature Custom Game Mode, allowing users to manage 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 perfect height and angle positioning. With on-board memory, users may save up to three Alloy Origins profiles for on-the-go gaming using HyperX NGENUITY software. The software also offers advanced customization features for lighting and macros, including simple customizable per-key lighting effects.1 Other features include 100 percent anti-ghosting and full N-key rollover.                                                                                                 



The HyperX Alloy Origins Core Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with HyperX Blue switches is available for £99.99 / €109.99 MSRP through its network of retail and e-tail outlets For more information on the HyperX Alloy Origins Core global availability, please visit the HyperX Alloy Origins Core 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 minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery. 

Alloy Origins Core Specifications:  

Part Number

HX-KB7BLX-US English (US)

HX-KB7BLX-RU Russian

HX-KB7BLX-BR   Portuguese (BR)




Switch                              HyperX 

Type                                 Mechanical

Backlight                         DIP RGB LED

Light effects                    Per key RGB lighting1 and 5 brightness levels.

On board memory         3 profiles

Connection type            USB Type-C to USB Type-A

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 Blue Switch 

Operation Style            Clicky 

Actuation Force            50g 

Key Travel Distance      1.8 mm 

Total Travel                  3.8 mm 

Life Span (Keystrokes)  80 million


Type                                 Detachable, Braided USB Cable

Length                             1.8 m


Width                                           360.0 mm

Depth                                           132.5 mm

Height                                          34.5 mm

Weight (Keyboard and cable)     900 g

1Per key RGB lighting customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software

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