13 September, 2020

HyperX releases first Arabic layout keyboard, Alloy Origins Core Tenkeyless RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard


Dubai, UAE, September 13th, 2020 - HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced that the HyperX Alloy Origins™ Core featuring HyperX Red mechanical switches will be their first keyboard available in Arabic layout. 

Alloy Origins Core keyboard is built for performance and longevity with a shorter actuation point and 80 million click rating. It maximizes desktop real estate with a space-saving tenkeyless layout for ultimate mouse movement. The keyboard features RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and five adjustable brightness levels to enhance gaming, day or night. For added durability, stability and flexibility, Alloy Origins Core is built with a full aircraft-grade aluminium body and the USB Type-C to USB Type-A keyboard cable is detachable.

“To become the number one gaming lifestyle brand globally, HyperX is continually looking to grow and adapt its product offering. It is for this reason we decided to launch an Arabic layout keyboard,” said Hani Suwwan, HyperX Business Development Manager – Middle East & North Africa. “As a premium manufacturer of quality gaming gear, we have heard the calls for an Arabic layout keyboard and we have delivered.”

“It isn’t just the Arabic layout we are looking to bring to our Arabic gaming community.” Suwwan continues, “the Alloy Origins Core was also designed specifically for TKL keyboard fans. Offering gamers a high-performance HyperX RGB tenkeyless keyboard option in MENA”

Alloy Origins Core features a Custom Game Mode, allowing users to choose 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 positioning. Equipped with HyperX NGENUITY software, Alloy Origins Core offers advanced customization features for lighting and macros, including simple customizable per-key lighting effects.1 With on-board memory, users may save up to three of their Alloy Origins Core profiles for on-the-go gaming using HyperX NGENUITY software. The keyboard also includes 100 percent anti-ghosting and full N-key rollover.



The new HyperX Alloy Origins Core (MSRP SR 499/AED 429/KWD 38.900) mechanical gaming keyboard is now available through HyperX’s retail and e-tail channels and is backed by a limited two-year warranty with HyperX support.

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

Switch                        HyperX Red Switch
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 Red Switch 
Operation Style Linear 
Actuation Force 45g 
Key Travel Distance 1.8 mm 
Total Travel 3.8 mm 
Life Span (Keystrokes) 80 million

Type                            Detachable, Braided USB Cable
                   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