Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR3-1600 16GB Quad Channel Memory Kit Review

Crucial’s line of Ballistix memory made for enthusiasts has gone through many different revisions over the years.  Now they are running with 3 different types of modules, Ballistix Sport, Ballistix Tactical and Ballistix Elite.  Today we are taking a look at one of their Elite kits.  These kits are designed for extreme enthusiasts, demanding gamers, and uber-power users.  The kit we are checking out today is a quad channel 16GB kit with timings of 8-8-8-24 at 1.5v.  This kit also has some of the largest heatspreaders we have seen in a while! Read on as we test this kit out!

Special thanks to Crucial for providing us with the Ballistix Elite DDR3-1600 16GB Quad Channel Memory Kit to review.

Features & Specifications
– 18GB Kit (4GB x4)
– DDR3-1600
– 8-8-8-24
– 1.5v
– Advanced finned Integrated heat spreader
– Black PCB
– Thermal sensor allows real-time temperature monitoring
– Custom Ballistix M.O.D. Utility – temperature monitor and history
– Premium-quality DRAM
– Limited Lifetime Warranty
– Proven stability and reliability
– Crucial: a trusted name in memory

The Ballistix Elite memory came to us in a pretty plain box, much like what you would see if your ordered these modules directly from  Check out our unboxing and overview video below to see what I’m talking about.

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