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PNY XLR8
6.2 out of 10

PNY XLR8

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Overall 6
5.6
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

NOT IMPRESSED!

Howie, TigerDirect.com
4 June 2014
  • Summary: I am running a Acer AMD E-350 processor with windows7 ultimate 64bit with 5GB ram. I notice very little difference in boot time. Also very little difference in operating speed.
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Overall 6
6.0

Defective

Jeanne M., Newegg
12 September 2011
  • Pros: Package was clean and arrived undamaged.
  • Cons: Ordered (2) two of these and of those ordered one package was defective.
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Overall 6
6.0

PNY great ram ; terrible svc

Joanne A., Newegg
18 March 2011
  • Summary: Great RAM ; AWFUL customer service.
  • Pros: Great RAM. Stable, runs cool. Great Price
  • Cons: Customer Service ; PNY rebate center is a JOKE. Just a crock! May as well just buy this memory for the price and overlook the so called "rebate" . Took 2 months to find out we didn't qualify for the "rebate" because we didn't include a NEWEGG RECEIPT with the already necessary complete info page,...
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Overall 6
6.0

Didn't run as advertised

Matthew K., Newegg
9 January 2011
  • Summary: Would have been nice if the JEDEC values were included in the hardware specifications.
  • Pros: Decent value, good cooling and easy to clean when dust cakes up from the processor.
  • Cons: The memory would not run at low enough latency values at 800Mhz to support the 4-4-4-12 timing. Was able to run at 666Mhz but even in this case it would not run at 4-4-4-12 timing. Had to raise the latency values considerably to get it to run stable in MemTest86+. Returns are also an issue becaus...
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Overall 6
6.0

Memory

kyle c., Newegg
14 November 2008
  • Summary: Probably won't ever purchase anything from PNY again because of this MIR problem.
  • Pros: Stable, cas4... good price with MIR.
  • Cons: 3star rating because he mail-in-rebate is tricky. I bought 2 of these (2x2GB), called their help line and they told me I could only redeem one MIR. So instead of getting my money back on both (which is the biggest reason I bought it...) you can only get your money on 1 package.
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