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Kingston Technology announces partnership with SteelSeries to launch limited edition HyperX Siberia v2 headset

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  • Launching exclusively at DreamHack Summer 2013
  • Based on the award winning SteelSeries Siberia v2 design

Sunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom -- June 12th, 2013 -- Kingston Technology Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the exclusive launch of the SteelSeries Siberia v2 - Kingston® HyperX® Edition headset at DreamHack Summer 2013, via Komplett and Webhallen.

This premium, limited-edition headset combines the most distinctive qualities that both SteelSeries and Kingston HyperX are built on: cutting-edge design, optimum performance and uncompromised quality. Based on the Siberia v2 design, winner of worldwide review and tournament awards, the HyperX Edition headset has all of the qualities the world's best pro gamers demand. The 50mm drivers allow gamers to experience rich and dramatic soundscapes - from immersive, atmospheric background music to precise 3D positional sounds of footsteps, gunfire and more.

"Our partnership with SteelSeries has thrived through various joint gaming events and gaming team sponsorships, as well as sales and marketing promotions through which we've been able to experience the great quality of their products," said Krystian Jaroszynski, European Product Marketing Manager, HyperX and Server, Kingston.  "Gamers from our sponsored professional gaming teams like NaVi, Incredible Miracle and SK Gaming all praise the Siberia v2 qualities. Kingston is proud to have a HyperX edition of this award winning headset."

"We've been working with the Kingston team in parallel for a number of years now from creative marketing opportunities to the sponsorship of many professional players and international teams on the competitive gaming circuit," said Bruce Hawver, CEO of SteelSeries. "We're excited to bring our Siberia v2 to Kingston's audience of gamers and system builders."

Gamers attending DreamHack Summer will have the opportunity to get an exclusive first look and the chance to purchase the product at the Komplett and Webhallen store. Kingston HyperX sponsored gamers will be on hand at the Kingston booth to sign the merchandise.

The SteelSeries Siberia v2 - Kingston HyperX Edition headset can be purchased at Komplett and Webhallen. The product will be available in the UK in July.

SteelSeries Siberia V2 - Kingston HyperX Edition Headset specifications:


  • Drivers:            50mm
  • Frequency:       18 - 28,000 Hz
  • Impedance:      32 Ohm
  • SPL@1kHz, 1V rms:    112 dB
  • Cable length:    1,0 + 2,0 = 3 m


  • Frequency:       50 - 16,000 Hz
  • Pick-up pattern:           Uni-directional
  • Sensitivity:       -38dB


  • Pro gaming optimized - crystal clear high, low and mid-tones
  • Pull-out microphone - ‘invisible' microphone system
  • Closed type headset - improved passive noise reduction
  • Long lasting comfort - lightweight suspension construction
  • 50mm driver units - rich reproduction of all acoustic details
  • Warranty - 2 year warranty (EMEA)

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YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kingstonhyperx

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LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/kingston

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About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Australia, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call +44 (0)1932 738888 or visit www.kingston.com/europe.