Antec announces new Katana DDR4 RAM, with RGB lighting

Antec unveils its new Katana DDR4 memory, inspired by the Japanese Samurai sword and its blade.

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Antec has just unveiled its new Katana DDR4 memory, which the company designed with the inspiration of a Japanese Samurai sword and its blade.

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The new Antec Katana DDR4 memory has a slick style with some not-so-over-the-top RGB lighting at the top, with Eric Chen, the Vice President of Antec, explaining: "With our Katana memory modules, Antec aims at enthusiasts buying their stylish gaming cases and looking to add stylish designed components by the same brand".

Chen continues: "Katana shows off a metallic shine on the silver lighting bar, while, lit up, Katana glows with soft and harmonious light effects". Antec took home a 2019 iF DESIGN AWARD for its design on the Katana DDR4 RAM. You will have RGB lighting control of the Antec Katana DDR4 memory with ASUS Aura Sync, MSI Mystic Light, and ASRock Polychrome Sync.

Antec is only making two kits for now: 16GB kits (2 x 8GB) at both 3200MHz and 3600MHz with timings of 16-18-18-38 and 18-20-20-44, respectively. No pricing has been announced at the moment.

Innovational Aesthetics

  • Antec KATANA takes its name from the Japanese samurai sword and draws inspiration from the silhouette of the blade. Comes with a distinctive aluminum heat sink, KATANA builds the refined texture of black steel with CNC machining process and unique surface modification.

Metallic Finish

  • Without the ARGB Lighting, the blade-shaped silver lighting bar on top shows a metallic shine.

Distinctive Aluminum Heatsink

  • Great thermal conductivity to ensure the excellent memory cooling performance even when overclocked.

The Glory begins

  • Light up, KATANA glows with soft and harmonious light effects.

Motherboard Sync

  • KATANA provides extensive freedom of customization, with access to a vast array of modes and ARGB functions via motherboard synchronization.

Strict IC Sorting Technology

  • Every single chip of Antec memory is prescreened by AIST (Antec IC Sorting Technology), and then to test the compatibility for the diversity of motherboard with 8 hours reliability test.

Intel XMP 2.0 support enables overclocking through one simple BIOS setting

iF Design Award 2019

  • Antec was a winner of this year's iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned design prize. The winning product, KATANA, won in the discipline product, in the Gaming Hardware/VR category. Each year, the world's oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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