In 2002, Kingston introduced the HyperX brand with high-performance memory modules, then entered the SSD market with it in 2012 and released the Cloud Headset in 2014. which, like its successor, offered outstanding performance at an affordable price. It was followed by a number of peripherals, but the focus remained on memories, which are still excellent products
HP acquired HyperX with the aim of becoming a major player in both peripherals and gaming.
Interestingly, headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, USB microphones and console accessories were part of the business. , but DRAM, flash and SSD products will remain with Kingston. The $ 425 million deal could close in the second quarter of 2021.
HyperX will complement the OMEN series, but the name will not change. Kingston products are likely to be marketed under a new brand name or as Kingston in the future
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