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Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Cas Latency 9
  • 1.35V
  • Dual Channel Kit
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  • Shawn s.
  • 11/17/2014 8:15:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWas happy until...

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Great quality and fast memory. I mean what is there more to say about a memory module. It did what it was supposd to do.

-price was great
-timing was on point

Cons: However i have only owned this memory for 5 months and already one of the modules took a dump on me and at the wrong time. Was doing a role back to a previous date on my laptop stepped out to go eat came back to a black screen. i went through all of my checking. and rebooted a few times. the last thing on my mind was memory seeeeing as how i JUST got it! was the last thing i checked. by swapping out each one at a time with the old memory and found out which module it was. I guess i Really dont have much bad to say about it other than i wish it lasted longer than 5 months.

Other Thoughts: since the memory is $150 for 2 im guessing I am out of $75 bucks cus i cant RMA it back.

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  • James G.
  • 11/14/2014 8:00:44 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorked Great in RiMac

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Fast
Discounted Price
Worked as advertised

Cons: None

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  • Gordon H.
  • 11/8/2014 2:14:46 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Memory

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: I own a new Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p, which shipped with one stick of 8GB CAS 11 DDR 1600. I wanted 16 GB, and buying it separately was cheaper than buying a system w/it installed. Plus you generally don't get the very best, nor fastest memory pre-installed.

Cons: None what so ever.

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  • Ronald T.
  • 10/24/2014 2:43:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsCrucial Ballistix Sport DDR3-1600 SODIMM Memory Modules BLS2K8G3N169ES4

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: - Work in a HP Elitebook 8460p Laptop.
- Easy Install and PnP
- Price
- DDR3-1600MHz PC3-12800
- 9-9-9-24 Timing
- 1.35 volts for lower heat

Cons: - No faster than the Crucial PC3-10666 DDR3-1333MHz modules I had.

Other Thoughts: I was expecting an improvement in the memory speed WEI score when I replaced the Crucial CT102464BF1339.C16FER DDR3-1333MHz modules with these Crucial Ballistix Sport modules which are supposed to be DDR3-1600MHz modules. In fact, I saw absolutely no difference in the WEI performance score, even after re-running the test 3 times. I even went into the BIOS and checked if the settings were correct to take advantage of the faster modules. NO Luck there either.

Every other time I upgraded from PC3-10666 to PC3-12800 modules I got a bump in the WEI score. Not this time. I really cannot tell why this time should be different.

There doesn't appear to be anything physically wrong with these Ballistix Sport modules that I can tell. I must have just received a kit that was on the low end of the curve.

These Ballistix Sport modules function correctly, as far as I can tell. I'm just a little disappointed that they were no better than the modules I already have. I spent money on an upgrade that really wasn't.

I'll have to see if I can RMA these back to Newegg and not get socked for shipping or other fees.

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  • Johnny H.
  • 8/7/2014 8:29:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Choice

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Low timings, voltage and latency with high speeds and XMP. Makes this memory compatible with pretty much any Haswell-based mobile platform. Got it for a great price, thanks to the $30 off promo code.

I purchased this to upgrade over the standard 8GB module that shipped with my MSi GE60 Apache Pro-003. The notebook automatically applied the correct speed and timings and booted without a hiccup. System ran without issues for the first full day of use.

I needed this upgrade since I also use this machine for video editing work, and such programs will often grab all the available memory they can. The original 8GB (which also had slower 11-11-11-28 timings) was showing its limitations.

Cons: Well... Price. Even though I got it for $30 off, DDR3 memory is considerably more expensive now than it was when the market was over-saturated a couple years ago. But we wont be seeing prices like that again.

Other Thoughts: I also have this notebook upgraded with the M550 256GB SSD from Crucial, which has been running like a champion. for the past 4 months. Another great piece of hardware to check out if you're looking at upgrading your notebook.

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  • Chris K.
  • 7/2/2014 1:04:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRight ON!!!!

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Its Ram... It works. and quite well.

Cons: NONE

Other Thoughts: I do not have much to say. I wish I could. My system is spot on. Everything is smooth as butter.

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  • James K.
  • 12/27/2013 5:47:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: These work as advertised. A lot of overhead

Cons: None yet

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  • Josh B.
  • 12/11/2013 7:14:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks great

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Low power, low timings and max speed for my laptop

Cons: costly

Other Thoughts: best memory upgrade you can get.

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  • Ailec W.
  • 11/28/2013 12:47:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat RAM

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Have not had any chance to test it with Windows memory diagnostic or other programs, but so far I haven't had an issues with it.

Comes in packaging that can be used to store old RAM

Cons: That packaging makes it extremely hard to take out the RAM initially without straining the board.

Other Thoughts: I had a tiny bit of trouble installing the RAM into my laptop, but that's mostly my fault.

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  • Brian M.
  • 11/14/2013 5:43:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat in Dell e6540

This review is from: Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model BLS2K8G3N169ES4

Pros: Fast and robust.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Fast low voltage RAM for the Haswell boards. The Dell e6540 accepts nothing but low voltage RAM and the Crucial Ballistics Sport is excellent in this machine.

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