Kingston has announced that in celebration of its 10th HyperX anniversary, it will be shipping all-new black printed circuit boards (PCB) on two of its product lines: the high performance HyperX Beast and the entry-level enthusiast 'black' lines will incorporate the new black PCB underneath the signature heatspreader designs.
The official press release is as follows:
Fountain Valley, CA -- March 25, 2013 -- Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, continues to celebrate its 10th HyperX anniversary by announcing all-new black printed circuit boards (PCB) on two of its product lines. Kingston’s high-performance HyperX® Beast and entry-level enthusiast ‘black’ lines will incorporate black PCB under the signature heatspreader designs.
HyperX Beast, a part of the Predator family, matches large capacity with ultra-fast frequencies. Now featuring black PCB, HyperX Beast is available in various dual- and quad-channel kits in capacities from 8GB to 64GB and speeds up to an ultra-fast 2400MHz. It is perfect for hardcore gamers, PC modders, content creators and overclockers. The 2133MHz, 64GB and 2400MHz, 32GB Beast memory are the fastest and highest capacity certified Intel® XMP-ready kits on the market.
HyperX black is available as single 4GB and 8GB module or as an 8GB or 16GB dual-channel kit in 1333- or 1600MHz frequencies. HyperX black is ideal as a cost-efficient performance upgrade for an overall faster system or for increased in-game frames-per-second rate.
“Our customers and fans have asked us to come out with HyperX memory featuring black PCBs to better match their system designs,” said Larry Yang, HyperX business manager, Kingston. “We are able to match good looks with high performance. The black on black combination allows for easy pairing with any color component on the market.”
Kingston is celebrating 25 years in the memory industry. The company was founded on October 17, 1987, and has grown to become the largest third-party memory manufacturer in the world. The 25th anniversary video can be found here, along with more information, including a timeline of Kingston's history.