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PNY unveils new high-performance XLR8 memory with RGB lighting

PNY DDR4 Xlr8 Desktop Rgb Fr X
PNY DDR4 Xlr8 Desktop Rgb Fr X (Image credit: PNY)

What you need to know

  • PNY announced the XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 4200MHz, 4400MHz, and 4600MHz Desktop memory modules.
  • They deliver overclocked performance and have low latency.
  • The modules also feature RGB LEDs, which work with many popular syncing services.

PNY announced the XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 4200MHz, 4400MHz, and 4600MHz Desktop memory modules this week. They're the latest modules from PNY's high-performance XLR8 line for gaming PCs. Pricing and availability of the new RAM modules haven't been released, but when they do come out, they'll be available through Amazon, Best Buy, and PNY.

The specs of PNY's new memory are impressive. They are quite quick, ranging up to 4600MHz, and have low latency. They could make their way onto our list of the best DDR4 RAM.

The modules come with preconfigured XMP 2.0 profiles for automatic and consistent overclocking.

PNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM 4200MHz

CategoryPNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM
Memory typeDesktop DDR4
Capacity16GB (2x8GB)
Channel typeDual channel kit
Frequency speed4200MHz (PC4-33600)
CAS latencyCL19
Voltage1.4V
XMP supportYes
Speed compatability4200MHz, 4000MHz, 3600MHz, 3200MHz, 3000MHz, 2933MHz, 2800MHz, 2666MHz, 2400MHz, 2133MHz
Module dimensions5.71" x 1.83" x 0.25" (14.5 cm x 4.65 cm x 0.63 cm)

PNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM 4400MHz

CategoryPNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM 4400MHz
Memory typeDesktop DDR4
Capacity16GB (2x8GB)
Channel typeDual channel kit
Frequency speed4200MHz (PC4-33600)
CAS latencyCL19
Voltage1.45V
XMP supportYes
Speed compatability4400MHz, 4200MHz, 4000MHz, 3600MHz, 3200MHz, 3000MHz, 2933MHz, 2800MHz, 2666MHz, 2400MHz, 2133MHz
Module dimensions5.71" x 1.83" x 0.25" (14.5 cm x 4.65 cm x 0.63 cm)

PNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM 4600MHz

CategoryPNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X RGB DDR4 RAM 4400MHz
Memory typeDesktop DDR4
Capacity16GB (2x8GB)
Channel typeDual channel kit
Frequency speed4200MHz (PC4-33600)
CAS latencyCL19
Voltage1.5V
XMP supportYes
Speed compatability4600MHz, 4400MHz, 4200MHz, 4000MHz, 3600MHz, 3200MHz, 3000MHz, 2933MHz, 2800MHz, 2666MHz, 2400MHz, 2133MHz
Module dimensions5.71" x 1.83" x 0.25" (14.5 cm x 4.65 cm x 0.63 cm)

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You can also add a colorful flair to your PC with the modules, as they feature RGB LEDs. The lighting is compatible with several popular motherboard brands and can sync with ASUS AURA SYNC, Gigabyte RGB FUSION 2.0, MSI Mystic Light Sync, and ASRock Polychrome SYNC1.

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