RED DOT AWARD: PNY XLR8 SSD cover with integrated cooling plate, suitable for PS5 ™, wins award in product design category 2022, PNY Technologies Quadro GmbH, press release

PNY Technologies is for its new PNY XLR8 SSD accessory with integrated heat sink with Red Dot Award in the product design category been awarded. The international supplier of electronic accessories and data storage solutions developed the PNY XLR8 SSD cover to match the PS5 ™ to replace the console’s standard SSD cover. The cover with integrated heatsink provides easy installation when upgrading extended SSD storage **.

In 2022 alone, designers and manufacturers from over 60 countries submitted their products to the coveted Red Dot Award in the product design category. The Red Dot jury, consisting of 48 international members, evaluated the products and honored those who could convince with their unique design quality, including PNY.

PNY combines its passion for gaming with expertly designed components when designing its XLR8 gaming products. Players can thus enjoy the ultimate gaming experience.

Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, about this year’s competition: “This year, I was particularly impressed by the exceptional creativity of the award-winning products. It’s really amazing and I’m really glad there are still designs that can surprise us with their shape and functionality. This makes it clear that design cannot be restricted or stopped by adverse circumstances. On the contrary: new ideas and creations are constantly being created, and forward-looking technologies are being developed. The quality of these products matches their level of innovation, making them well-deserved winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022. “

Designed for more games: Wait less, play more!

The exclusive new SSD cover design features an extruded aluminum heat sink that significantly improves the cooling efficiency of a pre-installed * NVMe SSD. The integrated cover and heat sink are developed according to the latest technical standards. The combination of the SSD cover with heatsink increases heat dissipation during demanding gaming sessions, thus maximizing the thermal performance of the NVMe SSD upgrade. Specially designed for negative pressure function, the PNY heat sink cools the SSD by more than 40% * compared to SSDs without heat sink.

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About Red Dot

With over 20,000 entries, the Red Dot Award is one of the largest design competitions in the world. In order to professionally assess the diversity within design, the Red Dot Design Award is divided into the three disciplines Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. A jury met for the first time in 1955 to evaluate the best designs of the time. In the 1990s, Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Name and brand of the Peter Zec award. Since then, the coveted “Red Dot” award has been the internationally highly respected seal of excellence in design quality.

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Patent pending

* Cooling efficiency Based on internal PNY testing with PNY CS3140, performance may be reduced depending on host devices and user settings and configurations.
** Not compatible with the digital version

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