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HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review (Page 2)

Chad Sebring | Apr 17, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT - 2 mins, 27 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: HyperX

Packaging, Accessories, and Documentation

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The packaging is offered with this fancy outer box covering a much more rugged box on the inside. The front of which has a nearly life-sized image of the keyboard in all of its RGB LED brilliance. This panel also delivers the manufacturer and product name, along with icons at the top of features, and a notation at the bottom of its English US layout.

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One of the tin side panels of the box shows us just how widespread HyperX is in the eSports community. We can see that there are six teams which use HyperX gear to combat their enemies.

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Unlike the black end panels found on the Alloy Elite packaging, with the RGB model, the ends of the box are red. Both ends of the box are identical, and are used solely to place the company and product name in white letters to grab your attention.

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The last panel found on the sides of the box gives us the name of the product, and what sort of device it is. It is also where we see what comes inside of the box, so we know what to look for once we dig into it.

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Around to the back of the box, it is where we find four large images of features. They show off the pass-through port, show us the lighting and game lock buttons, point out the extra silver keycaps, as well as making sure we know the top plate is steel.

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Packaged inside of a clear plastic bag, the keyboard is nestled into the cardboard box, without much room to move around in transit. As far as the cable, which is at the back of the box, and the extra goodies shipped under the keyboard, everything is contained and will not damage other components.

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HyperX includes a clip-in style wrist rest with the Alloy Elite RGB. Where hands would typically rest, there is a textures surface offered so that your hands will not slide off of it. The right end is lightly textured and is where we find the HyperX name pressed into it.

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Not only do you get the set of eight silver keycaps for optional use, but HyperX also includes a generic keycap puller. While we do prefer a wire puller, using this to remove keys later in the review left no marks on the keycaps, but over time it is entirely possible that it could.

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The last bits in the box are the literature cards. The white card shows how the keyboard is to be connected to a PC, as well as pointing out what some of the buttons do. On the right, the top card gives us the support email address if we have an issue, while the bottom card is a congratulation from HyperX for joining their family.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chad Sebring

After a year of gaming, Chad caught the OC bug. With overclocking comes the need for better cooling, and Chad has had many air and water setups. With a few years of abusing computer parts, he decided to take his chances and try to get a review job. As an avid overclocker, Chad is always looking for the next leg up in RAM, cooling, as well as peripherals.

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