HyperX microSD Card

Kingston Technology is massive in the world of data storage and digital memory. Today they’re trickling some of that renown down to their gaming brand, HyperX, with a new line of “Gaming microSD” cards for North America.

These new cards are designed with the Nintendo Switch and other mobile devices in mind. The HyperX Gaming microSD Cards come in storage sizes ranging from 64GB to 256GB, ensuring plenty of storage space for your favorite eShop classics.

The microSD cards also have read speeds of 100MB/s and write speeds of 80MB/s, perfectly hitting the standard read/write speed requirements of the Nintendo Switch.

For the more tech-inclined readers, full specs for the new HyperX microSD Cards are listed below. They’re planned to be sold on Amazon in the United States and Canada starting at $49.99 MSRP for the smaller sizes and $199.99 MSRP for the largest:

– Capacity: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
-Performance: 100MB/s Read and 80MB/s Write, UHS-I, CL10, Speed Class (U3), A1 App
-Dimensions: 11mm x 15mm x 1mm
-Format: exFAT (SDXC 64GB-256GB)
-Operating Temperatures: -25°C to 85°C
– Storage Temperatures: -40°C to 85°C
– Voltage: 3.3V

What do you think of this news? Are you going to spring for a HyperX-branded microSD card, or would you rather go with one of the standard brands already on the market? Let us know in the comments!


Miguel Moran
I'm a writer, voice actor, and 3D artist living la vida loca in New York City. I'm into a pretty wide variety of games, and shows, and films, and music, and comics and anime. Anime and video games are my biggest vice, though, so feel free to talk to me about those. Bury me with my money. Social Media Manager for Akupara Games


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