Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 16GB Memory Review

Test machine

For this review I will be using a computer with the
following configuration:

Hardware:

·       Motherboard: Asus Z170 Deluxe (Intel
Z170 chipset)

·       Processor: Intel 6th generation
Core i7 6700K

·       CPU cooler: BeQuiet Dark Rock Pro 2

·       RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance
LPX 2800MHz DDR4 (dual channel)

·       GFX: EVGA GTX 1060 SC 6G

·       Sound: Onboard Realtek ALC1050
HD audio controller

·       Hard disk OS: Toshiba OCZ
RD400 NVMe M.2 512GB SSD
.

·       Case: Antec Performance One
P280

·       PSU: Antec True Power modular
550W

·       Display: Dell P2715Q 27” 4K widescreen
IPS LCD (HDCP compliant)

·       Operating System: Windows 10 Professional
64bit

·       Power consumption testing
equipment:
Quarch Technology QTL1824-03 XLC Programmable Power Module


Where I use graphs in this article, I will use the following
colours.

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DDR4 (default speed 2400MHz 16-16-16-39-2T timings)

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DDR4 (overclocked to 2666MHz 16-18-18-36-1T timings)

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DDR4 (2800MHz 15-16-16-35-1T timings)

I will be using the following benchmarking applications to
test the performance of the DRAM.

 

Let’s take a look at the benchmarks on the next page….