Press Release

Demand Grows After Success as Limited Edition Offering

Aggressive Red Heatspreader, High Performance, Affordably Priced

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX® red memory as a permanent addition to the entry-level, high performance HyperX blu product line. The vibrant red colored heatspreaders allow greater heat dissipation to help maintain optimal system performance. HyperX red is for entry-level gamers, system builders, PC modders and mainstream consumers looking for stylish, high-performance memory upgrades at reasonable prices.

HyperX red is Intel® XMP ready and is available in 8GB kits and 4GB single modules at 1600MHz and 1333MHz, in both 1.65v and 1.5v. With the ease of installation and HyperX reliability, these new modules meet the needs of consumers and gamers alike who seek higher performance via faster speeds and larger capacities.

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“HyperX red was a tremendous success when it was launched earlier this year as a limited edition product,” said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston®. “We decided to make it a permanent part of the HyperX family because demand was so great. The vivid color, fast speeds and excellent value make it perfect for any system, especially red, gray and black schemed motherboards.”

Kingston HyperX memory is backed by a lifetime warranty and free live technical support.

HyperX red Features and Benefits:

  • Unique: features HyperX red heat spreader for greater heat dissipation
  • Robust: Intel XMP-ready
  • Reliable: 100-percent factory tested
  • Guaranteed: lifetime warranty, free technical support
  • Capacities up to 8GB (single) and 4GB–16GB (kits)
  • Frequency (speed) 1333MHz and 1600MHz
  • CAS Latency: 9-9-9-27 and 10-10-10-30
  • Voltage: 1.5v and 1.65v
  • XMP Ready: higher-performing frequencies, timings and voltage are attainable by simply enabling Intel’s Extreme Memory Profile
  • Compatible with P55, H67, P67, Z68, Z77and H61 Intel chipsets; as well as A75, A87, A88, A89, A78 and E35 AMD chipsets

Kingston HyperX red Specifications

Part Number Capacity and Features MSRP (U.S. only)
KHX13C9B1R/4 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM HyperX red $ 25.00
KHX13C9B1RK2/8 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX red $ 49.00
KHX16C9B1R/2 2GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM HyperX red $ 15.00
KHX16C9B1R/4 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM HyperX red $ 25.00
KHX16C9B1RK2/4X 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) XMP HyperX red $ 29.00
KHX16C9B1RK2/4 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX red $ 29.00
KHX16C10B1R/8 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL10 DIMM HyperX red $ 45.00
KHX16C9B1RK2/8 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX red $ 49.00
KHX16C9B1RK2/8X 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) XMP HyperX red $ 49.00
KHX16C10B1RK2/16 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL10 DIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX red $ 90.00

For more information, please visit the Kingston HyperX product page here.