“DDR3 Memory offers such a high front side bus to overclocker’s that CPU speeds can reach well beyond extreme. Crucial has produced the Ballistix PC3-12800 CL8 BL2KIT12864BA1608 DDR3 1600MHz 2x1GB RAM kit for hardware enthusiasts to take advantage of. Benchmark Reviews has discovered more overclocking headroom in these modules than any other, and put them to the test in this review.”
Here are some more Memory articles from around the web:
- Patriot Memory DDR3 PC-10666 7-7-7-20 @ Overclockers Online
- Aeneon XTune DDR3 1333 2 x 1GB PC-10666 Review @ OCC
- OCZ ReaperX DDR2-800 4GB & Kingston Hyper X DDR2-1066 2GB @ DH
- OCZ ReaperX HPC DDR3 10666 2 x 1 GB Review @ OCC
Source: Benchmark Reviews
Crucial’s Ballistix PC3-12800 CL8 BL2KIT12864BA1608 DDR3 1600MHz 2x1GB RAM has a really long name to remember when you try to buy some, but it is worth doing. Not only does the stock speeds and latency offer some incredible performance, Benchmark Reviews managed to push the RAM to 1825MHz. The lack of XMP support is this kits biggest flaw apart from it’s price, but if you want the best you have to expect to pay for it.