Friday, April 20, 2018
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Crucial Ballistix Sport Low Profile DDR3-1600 16GB Memory Kit Review

Not that long ago we took a look at Crucial’s Ballistix Tactical Low Profile memory.  Today we are checking out the Ballistix Sport Low Profile memory.  Both of these memory kits solve the dilemma of an aftermarket CPU cooler covering up your memory slots.  This kit is a low profile kit meaning it is going to fit below most aftermarket CPU coolers and be out of the way.  There are not that many choices when it comes to low profile memory so that fact that Crucial is offering their Ballistix line in low profile versions is great.  The memory we are taking a look at today is the 16GB (8GB x 2) kit running with timings of 9-9-9-24 at 1.35v (BLS2K8G3D1609ES2LX0).  Read on as we check out this memory!

Special thanks to Crucial for providing us with the Ballistix Sport Low Profile DDR3-1600 16GB Memory Kit to review.

Specifications
Module Size: 16GB kit (8GBx2)
Package: Ballistix 240-pin Low Profile DIMM
Speed: DDR3 PC3-12800 (1600MHz)
Timings: 9-9-9-24
Voltage: 1.35V

Packaging
The Ballistix Sport Low Profile kit comes in Crucial’s normal packaging.  The front is open so you can see what the modules look like before you buy them.  Also on the front of the package is a sticker with all of the information you need.  Flipping the package over there is some information about the different types of Ballistix memory.

Crucial Ballistix Sport Low Profile DDR3-1600 16GB Memory Kit Crucial Ballistix Sport Low Profile DDR3-1600 16GB Memory Kit

To give you a good idea of how the Ballistix Sport Low Profile memory comes and for a brief overview check out our video below.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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