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Poll Results: Would you rate Crucial Ballistix as the best Price > Performance Memory available?

 
  • 69% (261)
    Yes - Easily the best.
  • 30% (116)
    No - There is better.
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post #341 of 1096
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Originally Posted by itslogz View Post
Alright updated list once again.

IT WOULD BE GREAT TO IF ANYONE SWITCHES FROM BALLISTIX TO SOMETHING ELSE TO POST UP SO I CAN REMOVE THEM FROM THE LIST. THANKS
What if I go back & forth a lot?
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post #342 of 1096
2x1GB Crucial Ballistix Pc-8500
Ram Frequency: 1055 mhz
CPU FSB:1400
Timings:4-4-4-4 (2T) Trc:10
2.25 V

Benchmarks Everest Ultimate version 4.0.0.976:
( did the test each 3 times and took the average as the result)
Read: 7848 MB/s
Write: 6245 MB/S
Copy:5024MB/s
Latency:51,6 ns
post #343 of 1096
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Originally Posted by itslogz View Post
Alright updated list once again.

IT WOULD BE GREAT TO IF ANYONE SWITCHES FROM BALLISTIX TO SOMETHING ELSE TO POST UP SO I CAN REMOVE THEM FROM THE LIST. THANKS
I'm adding 2x2GB of non-ballistix here tomorrow. I'll still have the 2x1gb kit in there for awhile though.
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post #344 of 1096
What 2x2 did you get? I swap out between my G.Skill PC2-8000 2x2s and my 4x1 Ballistix a lot to mix things up. If I could get my G.Skills down to 4-4-4-12, they would far outperform my Ballistix. As it is, they are about even... but it doesn't stop me from obsessing over benches.
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I got the G.Skill PC2-6400's 2x2's. I think they are 5-5-5-15. It's gonna suck moving from RAM that overclocks 50% better, but more is better, right!?
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I'm not sure if those use the same ICs as the PC2-8000, but you'll be doing well at 1:1 with 809MHz. You might be able to tighten to 4-4-4-12 if there are different chips in there. Unfortunately, my G.Skills didn't want to budge from 5-5-5-15 until way below 800. The Ballistix ARE a lot more flexible, but when it really comes down to it, a couple MB/s doesn't really make nearly as much difference as that nice OC you have on your quad.
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post #347 of 1096
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I got the G.Skill PC2-6400's 2x2's. I think they are 5-5-5-15. It's gonna suck moving from RAM that overclocks 50% better, but more is better, right!?
True. I dont even care to OC ram much, I just do it for benchmarks, then I back it down. Most of the time im at 2.05 or something right on 800MHZ, I never really do to much daily ram overclocking.
Meh.
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post #348 of 1096
Thread Starter 
Just given the first post a bit of a revamp.

**I have stopped the benchmarking thread so please feel free to post benches etc... in here instead if needed.** (We don't want a flood of screenie's )
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post #349 of 1096
Alright heres my results. 2x1GB PC2-6400 Ballistix

First screenshot is at stock DDR2-800 1:1 Ratio, 5-5-5-15 2.05V
Second screenshot is at DDR2-1200 2:3 Ratio, 5-5-5-15 2.25V




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post #350 of 1096
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Damn, maybe when i change motheroards, the evga 680i memory controller will be a bit more pushable so i can get above 888Mhz.

Can you do a bench at 800Mhz with tight timings and see if there is a difference.
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