‘HyperX Alloy Elite RGB’ Keyboard Review


HyperX Returns with another high-end keyboard for gamers looking for performance, style, and customization with the Alloy Elite RGB. Power and ease of use combined with beauty and customization make this a must-have for gamers.

Time to Unbox the New Alloy Elite RGB by HyperX

What is the Alloy Elite RGB?

It offers complete color customization with NGenuity software with up to three custom lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the keyboard’s onboard memory for on-the-go lighting. The Alloy Elite RGB is built with a sturdy solid steel frame, dedicated media buttons, a pass-through USB 2.0 port, quick access lighting control, and available in red, brown or blue CHERRY® MX key switches.

Beautiful and well lit LED RGB Keys

The keyboard also features a comfortable, detachable wrist rest, and supplemental textured, titanium-colored keycaps. Additional features include a Game Mode, N-Key Rollover, and anti-ghosting.

What Comes Inside the Box of your RBG Alloy Elite

Components and Features

  • Unique light bar and dynamic lighting effects
  • Solid steel frame
  • CHERRY® MX mechanical key switches
  • Dedicated media buttons and large volume wheel
  • Quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, and Game Mode
  • Conveniently connect devices via USB 2.0 pass-through
  • 100% Anti-ghosting and N-Key Rollover functionality
  • Comfortable, detachable wrist rest with a soft-touch coating
  • Additional titanium-colored textured keycaps and HyperX keycap removal tool

How to Use

The HyperX Alloy Elite RGB is a true plug and play keyboard that works directly out of the box but enthusiasts can push this tech to the limits with personal settings to match one’s own tastes.  The Keyboard requires 2 USB Slots which may hamper users who’s laptops offer minimal connections but the keyboard does offer a USB port of its own which I use for plugging in my HyperX mouse or my Xbox One or Scuff Controller. The extra keycaps provided are great for breaking out the necessary keys for gaming and are easily removed with the provided tool.

Why You Should Buy

The Alloy Elite RGB is a must have for any serious gamer who needs every click to sustain his or her combat advantage. It is as solid a keyboard as you could ask for. Strong, elegant and sleek as always comes to mind with the HyperX Line of equipment. The Alloy Elite series offers a workhorse of a keyboard with the beauty of a show pony. I love this keyboard so much that I cringe whenever I have to help someone with their PC and sub-par keyboard. You may never realize what you are missing not just in gaming but in everyday usage by not owning a truly refined piece of equipment such as this!

Price & Availability

You can purchase your new Alloy Elite RGB for $169.99 at AmazonBest Buy, or directly from HyperX.

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Disclosure: GeekDad received a copy of this product for review purposes.

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1 thought on “‘HyperX Alloy Elite RGB’ Keyboard Review

  1. After spending countless hours researching every mechanical keyboard offering on the market, I feel I made the absolute best choice. This HyperX Alloy Elite with Cherry MX Brown switches keyboard is an outstanding keyboard. The construction is first rate, it has a professional feel, it is heavy in weight so it is very stable. The key board action rivals the great buckling spring keyboards of yester-year that eventually gave way to the ultra cheap junk rubber dome keyboards that are pervasive in the industry today.

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