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Hi all, I was just wondering if a stick of Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB 1600MHz Low profile being sold for $65 is a good deal.

It's on Craigslist: http://seoul.craigslist.co.kr/sys/3945340411.html

Seller claims that it's new, never opened.

Thanks! thumb.gif
post #2 of 7
Looking at a similar stick in the US
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148540
and if Korea is like Thailand for HW prices i would say its a fair deal.. see if you can knock about $5 off thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

Looking at a similar stick in the US
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148540
and if Korea is like Thailand for HW prices i would say its a fair deal.. see if you can knock about $5 off thumb.gif

I think the one he's referring to is: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148661

Otherwise, not a bad deal. Now you just have to find a second one wink.gif
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It will do specs (800MHz 9-9-9), may be 933MHz 9-10-10 and 1066MHz 10-11-11 and that's about it.
Why not buy a 2x4Gb kit or you're looking to add another 8Gb module in the future?
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Thanks, he's selling two of them for a total of 16GB.

I might try to knock off $10 and try getting $120 for both.

Ram prices have risen so much compared to half a year ago. rolleyes.gif
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148545&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-pla-_-Desktop+Memory-_-N82E16820148545&gclid=CLrF6N6ou7gCFQyi4Aod4lIABg

if they are the same ones as above they are reliable rams . . . might find a better deal, though.

i own 2 sticks (2GB each) of crucials. different models 1600 1.5V both. mixed them up with my 2 kingston rams 2GB 1600 1.65v. they are all running at 1.6v with no issues. the crucials were on sale for like $10 bucks each and were bought separately.
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Originally Posted by ryansoh3 View Post

Thanks, he's selling two of them for a total of 16GB.

I might try to knock off $10 and try getting $120 for both.

Ram prices have risen so much compared to half a year ago. rolleyes.gif

Depending on what CPU/Mobo combination you use with that set, they will oc very nicely. As Sam OCX said, you will be able to hit DDR3-2133 with 10-11-11, which is still better than many pieces of DDR3 memory out there. Definitely see if you can get them for $120. Regardless, it should be a great deal.

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