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HyperX, Alienware ink memory upgrade deal

HyperX, Kingston Technology, has inked a partnership with gaming system provider Alienware, a subsidiary of Dell. Under the terms of the agreement, HyperX will be the exclusive memory upgrade partner for their newly launched Alienware Aurora mid-tower desktop PCs.

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, headsets and mouse pads.

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