Purpose: for desktop computers, gaming
Connection interface: USB
Keyboard type: Mechanical
Backlight: key backlight
Compact gaming keyboard at an affordable price.
Interface: Wired | Keyboard backlight: Yes | Switches: Mechanical.
Affordable but premium build;
HyperX Red switches are fast and responsive;
Macros are not at hand;
A HyperX offering like the Alloy Origins 60 is the best option if you’re looking for an affordable yet extremely reliable mini keyboard. The manufacturer had to cut a few corners, yes. At the same time, you get a premium build and great performance, so it’s worth every penny.
During our testing, the HyperX Red (linear) key switches proved to be very responsive. We found that their 45g actuation force and 1.8mm actuation point give you the edge even when you have to hit the same key multiple times in a row.
In terms of design and build, the keyboard body is made from aircraft-grade aluminum, while the keycaps are made from durable plastic. In addition, RGB lighting supports many settings that allow you to express your individuality. All this at no extra cost makes the keyboard an inexpensive choice for gamers looking for a mini keyboard.