Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit Review

Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit Overview

Taking a first look at the memory it is about as standard as you can get with no heatspreaders or anything like that. We just have a simple black PCB. For those wondering Crucial will be offering this memory in 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB modules.

Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit

On the main side of the modules we have two rows of memory ICs which are of course are Micron and in the center of the memory is the actual power-management IC. This is a major change from DDR4 to DDR5 as with DDR4 the power management hardware was on your motherboard. This is one of the reasons why DDR4 motherboard manufacturers had to split DDR4 and DDR5 support with different models.

Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit

There is a small sticker over the second row of memory ICs, which lets us know we have the CT2K16G48C40U5 kit. As mentioned earlier this is a 32GB kit that runs at 4800 MHz with timings of 40-39-39-77 at 1.1V.

Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit

This memory is single-sided so you’ll find nothing on the opposite side of the modules.

Crucial DDR5-4800 32GB Memory Kit

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