PNY Announces Low Profile XLR8 Gaming DDR4 Memory

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PNY Low Profile XLR8 Gaming DDR4
PNY Low Profile XLR8 Gaming DDR4

Today, PNY announced the addition of its low-profile series DDR4 ram to the XLR8 Gaming line-up. Three kits are available in 2666 MHz (CAS 16), 3200 MHz (CAS 16), and 3600 MHz with capacities of 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB for each set. These low-profile kits measure only 32 mm high and are well suited for all applications including small form factor builds or with large CPU heatsinks with memory clearance issues. Availability will be through Amazon, Best Buy, and, though pricing has not been released. Below is PNY’s press release.

PNY Adds Low-Profile, Extreme-Performance DDR4 Desktop Memory to XLR8 Gaming Line

Parsippany, New Jersey, August 24, 2021 – PNY announced today the addition of new 2666MHz, 3200MHz and 3600MHz low-profile desktop memory options to the company’s high-performance XLR8 line of DRAM for gaming PCs. Ideal for systems where space is at a premium, these new modules offer the same performance as the rest of the XLR8 lineup, but with a low-profile aluminum heat spreader design.

PNY Low Profile XLR8 Gaming DDR4
PNY Low Profile XLR8 Gaming DDR4

Low Profile Design
Large heat spreaders offer improved thermal performance but fitment, especially in small-form-factor systems, can be an issue. The XLR8 Gaming Low Profile memory offer the greatest amount of headroom of all the overclocked memory in the lineup, with modules measuring in at
just 32 millimeters tall. This new form factor provides broad compatibility with a wide range of system types.

Maximize System Performance
Experience the benefits of a memory upgrade and maximize your system’s performance. The newly announced low-profile memory offers a wide range of frequency speeds and density options for optimal system compatibility. Increase your system responsiveness, multitasking
capabilities, and boost system performance easily.

Simple Overclocking with XMP 2.0
Extreme performance is made easy across the lineup with Intel XMP 2.0 compatibility, making XLR8 Gaming DDR4 Low Profile Desktop Memory the ideal choice for PC enthusiasts and gamers. Rather than directly overclocking through complex BIOS settings, users can take
advantage of the effortless overclocking abilities of XMP 2.0.

Product Specification

  • Module Height: 32mm
  • Cooling: Integrated aluminum heat spreader
  • Frequency: 2666MHz (PC4-21300)
    • CAS: 16
    • Voltage: 1.2V
  • Frequency: 3200MHz (PC4-25600)
    • CAS: 16
    • Voltage: 1.35V
  • Frequency: 3600MHz (PC4-28800)
    • CAS: 18
    • Voltage: 1.35V


Product Availability
PNY XLR8 Gaming DDR4 2666MHz, 3200MHz and 3600MHz Low Profile Desktop Memory will
be available at Amazon, Best, and


-John Nester (Blaylock)


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