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Crucial Expands Gaming Line With New Ballistix Sport Memory Series

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Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced the Crucial Ballistix Sport memory series designed to provide mainstream users, gamers, and general PC enthusiasts with a reliable, no-hassle gaming experience. The new Crucial Ballistix Sport memory supports today's latest AMD and Intel platforms, including 2nd Generation Intel Core processor (formerly codenamed Sandy Bridge) technology. It also features a stylish new heat spreader design, along with standard timings and voltages, providing maximum memory stability and system compatibility. Additionally, industry-standard specifications require little or no BIOS configuration, resulting in easy product installation.

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why ddr2? and why cas 10 WTH is going on with ram makers?
 
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These are absolutely terrible. They bring shame on the Ballistix brand.
 

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I suspect they are rated at cas 10 to comply with the latest 2nd gen core i3, i5 and i7 cpu motherboards in which the cpu's have their own clock gen rather than the motherboard and this controls the clocks rather than the motherboard. I suspect whacking them in an older p45 mobo they would be capable of more... possibly??
 
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I suspect they are rated at cas 10 to comply with the latest 2nd gen core i3, i5 and i7 cpu motherboards in which the cpu's have their own clock gen rather than the motherboard and this controls the clocks rather than the motherboard. I suspect whacking them in an older p45 mobo they would be capable of more... possibly??
Why would that affect the latency? You can still set this manually, it has nothing to do with the CPU. The actual clock speed does as the new CPUs don't care much for 1800 and 2000MHz modules, but that's a multiplier issue rather than a latency issue.

Also, what's with putting sport in the name? What makes a DIMM sporty? :shadedshu
 
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yeh good point, lol, sport whats that all about.... and yeh its the BCLK which is largely restricted to the 2nd gen core 's cpus but it seriously wouldn't surprise me if they did far better in testing with an older gen motherboard
 
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Please save "Sport" for non-sports cars and tampons. Not a big Crucial fan here.