Some thing old, something blue
Subject: Memory | May 25, 2009 - 11:31 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
At over $200 the Crucial Ballistix Tracer Blue DDR3-1600 DDR3 kit isn't the cheapest on the market, but speeds above 1066MHz are still a small enough niche to demand a high price. The voltage is right on Intel's spec of 1.65V and the timings are fairly impressive for the overall frequency at 8-8-8-24. The biggest change from previous Tracer DIMMs is the colour, these guys have blue LEDs for those who like that sort of thing and there are red, green, and multicolored Tracers if the blue doesn't match the current ambiance of your case. Drop by Think Computers to see how they perform.
"Our friends at Crucial are definitely onboard, they have released new Ballistix Tracer triple channel kits. If you
didn't know, Crucial Tracer memory modules have LEDs on the PCB to lend an interesting light display to your case
interior. Today I will be looking at one of these, the Crucial Ballistix Tracer Blue DDR3-1600 6GB kit. Yes, the
Tracer is now in blue, to match the lighting in a majority of rigs. Will the Tracer Blue live up to the high
expectations we always have for Crucial products? Read on to see!"
Here are some more Memory articles from around the web:
- Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 1866 6GB Kit @ Overclock3D
Blade DDR3 PC3-16000 6GB Kit @ Overclock3D
- Patriot Extreme Performance DDR2 8GB PC2-6400 Low Latency Quad Memory Kit @
- Mushkin XP3-15000 8-9-8-20
3x2GB Review @ OCC
- Mushkin Redline
XP3-12800 6 GB Kit @ techPowerUp
- Patriot Viper PC8500 @ Hardware Bistro
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