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Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 8-8-8-24
  • Cas Latency 8
  • Voltage 1.35V
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  • owen k.
  • 11/24/2014 6:29:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Memory

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: This memory worked perfect.
Install perfect.
Memory is fast.

Cons: -

Other Thoughts: Just wished I would have bought the 16GB set.

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  • Erik S.
  • 11/13/2014 9:13:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThoughts after 1 year of ownership

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: Very responsive. The combination of the 1600 MHz speed and 8 ns CAS latency make this memory extremely fast and low latency. The low voltage is nice because of the added headroom for overclocking, though I ditched my memory overclock in favor a higher stability. Don't get me wrong, these will overclock like champs, but I didn't notice a great difference in speed with the applications I generally use. I was able to get these on sale as well which made them even more enticing. The low profile also makes it easier to use some CPU coolers and configurations, but I haven't had a problem with a CM Hyper 212 EVO even with full height memory since they aren't that wide.

Cons: Doesn't cook me dinner.

Other Thoughts: I have been using these for over a year now and have had no issues. The only thing I regret is not buying the 16 GB kit, but by the time I upgrade I'll probably buy DDR4 anyway. The price to performance ratio on this memory was so good that I couldn't justify getting anything else.

My build (built 2013):
4670k - CM Hyper 212 EVO
ASUS Z87-Pro
Samsung 840 128 GB
Radeon HD 7790
NZXT H230

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  • Jon C.
  • 10/2/2014 9:37:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: Low profile, low voltage RAM with colorful yellow heat sinks and Crucial quality. Easily loaded the XMP profile in the BIOS of an ASRock 990FX Extreme4. The packaging is reusable and doesn't require the jaws of life to open. Made in the United States.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: My family has purchased two sets of this RAM; one was bought over a year ago for my father's build, and the second set was recently acquired for mine.

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  • Kurt S.
  • 9/20/2014 9:54:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs7.9 WEI no fuss no muss at 1.35v

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: This ram kit has given me exactly what I was looking for to go with my Intel E-1230 v2 processor, namely WEI 7.9 memory index performance at 1.35v.

Cons: Not really a con, but, after trying a little overclocking at no more than 1.4 volts, I was unable to get anywhere (even lower latency or higher bandwidth) - so I gave up and went back to the XMP profile settings.

Other Thoughts: Since I'm just running one pair of sticks, I did change to the 1N command rate.

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  • Mark H.
  • 8/28/2013 10:01:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: Absolutely fantastic ram, has done everything I asked of it and more. Not as flashy as some ram but I like the orange color. I overvolted to 1.65v, running without error at DDR3 2200 with 9-9-9-24 for timings.

Cons: Only con I can think of is Newegg is out currently so I can't order another set.

Other Thoughts: System:
i5-3350P @ 3.7GHz
ASrock Z77 Extreme3
Sapphire HD7950
Seasonic 850W PSU

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  • Mark W.
  • 8/26/2013 3:10:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsOutstanding Memory

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: I've been using Crucial Balistix (DDR2 Tracers) in 2 rigs for the past 4 years and loved them. My wifes set died and after contacting Crucial about the problem they were RMA'd for a free replacement under Crucials Lifetime Warranty.

This set was pulled from my wifes rig for use in my new build (listed below) this past weekend for temp use until I bought memory for my rig. Needless to say these are staying in my rig and I'm going to order a second set..

Have them running 24/7 @ 1886mhz on stock voltage and have had them up as far as 1960mhz so far and they run very smooth and take everything I dish out.

I would recommend these to anyone looking to overclock they're system. I went to the Crucial site and used the memory match and these were the only one's to pop up as Guaranteed-compatible with the ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0.

Great Ram...

Cons: Not really a con, but I'm wanting another set and Neweeg is out....

Other Thoughts: Rig:
FX-8350 @ 4.7ghz
Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
8gb's of Crucial Balistix Tacticals LP
Asus 7850-DC2-2GD5

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  • Yolanda R.
  • 8/8/2013 5:11:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Ram

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: This ram is great. Looks great yet keeps a great low profile. Performance is great as well. No issues thus far.

Cons: None.

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  • Ryan C.
  • 7/14/2013 1:39:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat RAM

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: Low profile (huge plus in my SG05 m-ITX build), great timings, and XMP options for low voltage (1.35v) or high voltage (1.5v). Very stable.

Cons: Slightly expensive.

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  • james C.
  • 6/6/2013 5:17:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggslow-voltage bummer

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: This RAM register very high marks when I scanned it with multiple performance and memtest. It is fast. My system recognized, and automatically configured it with no problems. It ran with no problems at all @ 9-9-9-24, 1333mhz. Crucial produces awesome memory, and they have a great website app to determine what memory is right for your system.I have a HP Pavillion p7 1520t with i5 3470 - Geforce GT620 & 6GB RAM. This RAM automatically dedicated an additional 1.5 GB of graphics memory to my system.

Cons: It didn't operate @ the specified 1600mhz. Instead it would only operate @ 1333mhz. However, I believe it was due to the fact that my mobo wouldn't run low-voltage RAM @ 1600mhz.

Other Thoughts: It would be nice if Crucial would reply to my review.

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for you comments and we appreicate that you like our memory and website. These modules offer two XMP profiles if your system supports them, one is low voltage (1.35V) the other is the same speed 1600 but with standard voltage (1.5V) It may be your platform requires the standard voltage to run at the rated specifications (1600)

Please contact our support at 1-800-336-8896 or online at www.crucial.com/help and we will assist you in obtaining the rated speed. If your system doesn't fully support XMP you may have to manual configure them in the BIOS or there may be a BIOS update available from HP. We'll do what we can to assist if you like.

Regards,
Crucial

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  • Chris E.
  • 5/25/2013 11:37:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGenius!

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model BLT2K4G3D1608ET3LX0

Pros: Micron D9 chips. Scale great with voltage and are capable of 1866 8-8-8-24-30 @ 1.5V. These kits are a no-brainer for everyone. The only way you will get better sets are at $200+ pricepoints.

Cons: Something like a HCH9 Samsung based kit or Hynix CFR are gonna cost you. These are great day to day runners and don't cost you your first born child.

Other Thoughts: Buy these and be happy.

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