HyperX Announces HyperX AMP Stand-alone USB Sound Card

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced that it is now shipping HyperX AMP™, a new USB audio device that can be used with any wired headphone or gaming headset on the market to improve sound quality. Designed to provide gamers with an audio upgrade path including stereo and 7.1 surround-sound features, plus technology 10x faster than the previous generation and includes an advanced microphone noise cancellation.

HyperX AMP has been tested and verified to work with HyperX™ headsets including Cloud™, Cloud Stinger™, Cloud Alpha™ and Cloud Revolver™ gaming headsets. It features audio and microphone volume control, premium 7.1 surround sound and microphone mute control. HyperX Amp is a Plug N Play device, and is simple and convenient to use. Digital sound processing enhances the microphone sound quality for clear communication while chatting.

“HyperX AMP is a stand-alone USB sound card for people looking to enhance their sound experience. Gaming headset or headphone users will hear more details through our custom-tuned HyperX 7.1 surround sound during game play, watching movies or listening to music,” said Sean Peralta, global product manager, HyperX. “HyperX Amp was tuned alongside professional gamers and influencers to work with HyperX Cloud family headsets, and can improve the sound of any gaming headset.”

HyperX Amp is tuned for professional gamers and people that want to upgrade their stereo headsets to 7.1 surround sound. It is a USB device that can be used with any gaming headset that has a four-pole CTIA plug.

HyperX AMP USB Sound Card Specifications

Frequency Response 10Hz – 22kHz
THD < 0.5%
Cable Length 2m
Compatibility: PC and PS4


The HyperX AMP is initially available in the U.S. and Canada through the HyperX website, priced at $29.99 MSRP and is backed by a six month warranty. Additional country or region shipping information is available online.

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 5 million headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.