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OCC Review: Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC2-8500 DDR2 1066MHz (2 x 1GB)

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#1 neddamttocs


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Posted 28 June 2007 - 10:02 PM

OCC Review: Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC2-8500 DDR2 1066MHz (2 x 1GB) RAM

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People usually go ballistic when something absolutely amazing happens or something completely unexpected occurs. Can a set of memory make you go ballistic in disbelief of its performance? With some of the overclocks that I have pulled off, it takes a lot to impress me, so let’s see how Crucial’s Ballistix Tracer 2 x 1GB PC2-8500 DDR2 1066 RAM affects my computer’s performance and gauge just how far it can go when pushed. Will it be able to compete against some high-end memory modules? Let’s dig in and find out!

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Edited by sdy284, 29 June 2007 - 07:41 AM.

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 12:09 AM

Nice Review, you should have tested overclocking with better timings, as in running DDR2-800 and tightening the timings to like 3-3-3-8! These should be Micron D9GMH or GKX on there!

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 02:36 AM

Looks like some graphs got repeated?

(SiSoft Sandra XI Results - End of Page 6 and Page 7)

Anyway, not overly impressive memory.. until it came to overclocking (which is what is important right :) )

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 07:26 PM


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