XPG Lancer RGB DDR5-6000 2x16GB Review (Page 10 of 10)

Page 10 - Overclocking and Conclusion

Since its introduction, RGB lighting will probably never leave RAM, even when we move to DDR6 and beyond. Thankfully, XPG has implemented it well in the Lancer RGB DDR5-6000 2x16GB kit, as it looks great without being too gaudy. In terms of performance, even though the Lancer RGB is nearer to the high-end of DDR5 transfer rates at the time of writing this review, the results were a bit mixed. In the synthetic tests, the set of memory performed as you might expect with competitive numbers. However, in real-world simulation benchmarks, the XPG Lancer RGB fell a bit behind. There is some ground to be made up when it comes to overclocking, as we were able to push the SK hynix chips a bit further to DDR5-6400 without needing to relax the latency timings. This Prime95-stable frequency represents a 6.7% increase over the stock XMP settings, which is great to see. The one thing you will probably want to keep watch of is its compatibility with other components, specifically CPU coolers, as they may interfere with its slightly taller profile. I also think XPG should put some thermal pads on their power management ICs to ensure it can be kept cooler if needed. At the time of the review, the XPG Lancer RGB DDR5-6000 2x16GB kit can be found for $280, which is priced where you might expect for the latest generation of RAM. Once again, the kit is backed by a lifetime warranty. You are still paying a premium price for both newer DDR5 technology and RGB LED lighting, but I think the XPG Lancer RGB DDR5-6000 2x16GB kit is yet another capable kit for those looking for the latest and greatest.

XPG provided this product to APH Networks for the purpose of evaluation.

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The XPG Lancer RGB DDR5-6000 2x16GB kit is a strong option for the new generation of DDR5 RAM, sprinkled with diffused RGB LED lighting for those who want it.

Page Index
1. Introduction, Packaging, Specifications
2. A Closer Look, Test System
3. Benchmark: AIDA64 CPU
4. Benchmark: AIDA64 FPU
5. Benchmark: AIDA64 Memory
6. Benchmark: PCMark 10
7. Benchmark: 3DMark
8. Benchmark: PassMark PerformanceTest 10
9. Benchmark: SuperPI 1M, Cinebench R23
10. Overclocking and Conclusion