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Crucial Ballistix PC3-12800 (1600MHz) 6GB Kit

It has been a while since we've seen anything from Crucial. Let's check out a PC3-12800 Ballistix kit from the company.

| DDR-3 Memory in RAM | Posted: May 13, 2010 2:26 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Crucial

Introduction

 

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It's been ages since we've seen anything from Crucial. Honestly, the company is a bit like Kingston was a few years ago. Both companies offer fantastic modules in the sense that they work on every motherboard and you very rarely have an issue with them.

 

In saying that, though, they're not on the bleeding edge of speed like other companies including Corsair and G.Skill. Over time we've seen Kingston step away from the more conservative module and keep with its high quality modules, but at the same time start breaking the speed barrier.

 

Crucial on the other hand while still offering those fantastic quality modules, aren't doing anything too wild with the speed. It's for that reason that we don't see as many releases and hence less reviews of their modules.

 

Today we'll be looking at a conservative PC3-12800 or 1600MHz DDR kit. Maybe we'll get a surprise when it comes to testing the kit. Before we get that far, though, let's have a look at the package and the modules themselves.

 

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