Australian gamers and PC builders may have noticed the increasing presence of PNY products in their favourite parts retailer. The PNY Ultra-high Performance XLR8 Gaming RGB Memory is the latest addition to the PNY Australian line-up and it is sure to turn heads.
Who is PNY?
With any new computer product into the market, savvy consumers want to know who they are dealing with. Competitive prices are one thing, but we all know quality matters.
Despite being relatively new to the mass-Australian market, PNY have over 30 years of experience in electronics manufacturing. Their products are sold in over 50 countries, so it’s about time they made a bigger splash down under!
PNY’s main game is memory, with quality SSDs, flash drives and system memory increasingly available in Australian retailers. They also make excellent NVIDIA graphics cards, including the awesome XLR8 RTX-2070 card that I am currently putting to the test.
PNY pride themselves on performance and reliability. User reviews on websites such as Amazon are consistently glowing, with quality and value often mentioned by happy users.
XLR8 is PNYs gaming brand. This is where things start to get really interesting for those of us who like maximum performance…
The PNY Ultra-high Performance XLR8 Gaming RGB Memory
PC builders tend to fit into two distinct categories. There are those who like to cram everything inside a case, put the cover back on and then never think about their components again (as long as they are working properly, of course). Then there are those who like to have their pride and joy on display.
These are the builders who invest into tempered glass panels and RGB fans, light strips and often even custom cooling solutions. They carefully plan their build, right down to the routing of the cables, to make it all look amazing! I have great admiration for these types of PC builders and never tire of looking at their impressive rigs in various corners of the internet.
PNY caters for a wide range of user needs and their latest addition to the Australian market is aimed firmly at the display/performance builders. PNY’s RGB system memory is visually stunning and an excellent way to add that extra element of “wow” to a custom build with a large glass window.
Of course, bling is one thing, but function should trump form for any serious builder. That’s why PNY’s Ultra-high Performance XLR8 Gaming RGB Memory has serious performance underpinning. As
PNY Director – Sales, ANZ & Oceania Richard Clarke explains:
“XLR8 Gaming RGB DDR4 modules… provide a dynamic, ultra-high performance experience for gamers, modders and enthusiasts alike by combining RGB customisation with overclocking capability. XRL8 RGB DRAM also uses a selected aluminum alloy heat spreader with a state of the art surface finish technique and design to create an extraordinary look and feel.”
For those who prefer more discreet builds but still value performance, PNY’s XLR8 DDR4 3200MHz Desktop Memory offers the same blazing-fast performance without the RGB bling. They still look pretty impressive too.
PNY Ultra-high Performance XLR8 Gaming RGB Memory Features:
- Faceted, 3D geometric design and aluminum alloy construction with state-of-the-art surface finish create an extraordinary look and feel while providing heat dissipation to keep the modules cool under pressure.
- Brilliant LEDs and frosted light guide lens provide a wave of continuous colour eliminating shadows and dark spots by utilising a dual-sided 5×2 LED configuration.
- RGB sync allows for total control of colour and patterns creating an endless array of different combinations resulting in the ultimate lighting experience.
PNY Ultra-high Performance XLR8 Gaming RGB Memory Specifications:
- DDR4 RGB enabled Desktop Memory
- Built-in heat spreader
- Frequency: 3200MHz (PC4-25600)
- Timing: 16-18-18, CAS 16, tRas36
- Voltage: 1.35V