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Crucial PC2-6400 Ballistix 2GB DDR-2 Memory Kit Review

Crucial PC2-6400 Ballistix 2GB DDR-2 Memory Kit Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: As the model number suggests, the 2GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 memory is rated to run at JEDEC's DDR2-800 specification... but Crucial goes one step further than that.
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External Mfg. Website: Crucial Jul 19 2006   Max Page  
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Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra, PCMark05, 3DMark05

SiSoft Sandra 2005 Source:Sandra

Sandra is designed to test the theoretical power of a complete system as well as the individual components. The results are also purely theoretical and may not represent real world performance.

Sisoft Sandra 2005 Benchmark Results
Memory Integer SSE2: Float SSE2:
2x 1024MB Super Talent T800UX2GC4 (200/800) 7314 7262
2x 1024MB Patriot PDC22G800+XBLK (200/800) 7318 7236
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 (200/800) 7334 7251
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (200/800) 7328 7231
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (260/1040) 7486 7423

The figures for memory bandwidth are in line with what we expect from PC2-6400 class DDR-2 memory. Overclocking the Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 memory does not bring about much of a boost to bandwidth, and that's rather surprising.

PCMark05 Source: FutureMark

PCMark05 is a premium tool for measuring both normal home use and simple 3D performance of the latest PC hardware. There are 11 system tests - each one is designed to represent a certain type of PC usage. By running these tests, PCMark05 stresses the components in a similar manner as they are stressed in normal home usage.

PCMark05:
Overall Points Ranking
2x 1024MB Super Talent T800UX2GC4 (200/800) 6623
2x 1024MB Patriot PDC22G800+XBLK (200/800) 6612
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 (200/800) 6619
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C3 (200/800) 6622
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (200/400) 6612
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (260/1040) 6913
Memory Points Ranking
2x 1024MB Super Talent T800UX2GC4 (200/800) 5194
2x 1024MB Patriot PDC22G800+XBLK (200/800) 5207
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 (200/800) 5214
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C3 (200/800) 5391
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (200/400) 5211
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (260/1040) 5412

We see a nice performance boost in the memory portion of the PCMark06 when the Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 is overclocked. The Overall score is moderately affected by overclocking, with a score bumping up to 6913 PCmark points.

3DMark05 Source: FutureMark

3DMark05 is best suited for the latest generation of DirectX9.0 graphics cards. It is the first benchmark to require a DirectX9.0 compliant hardware with support for Pixel Shaders 2.0 or higher! By combining high quality 3D tests, CPU tests, feature tests, image quality tools, and much more, 3DMark05 is a premium benchmark for evaluating the latest generation of gaming hardware.

3DMark05
Overall Points Ranking
2x 1024MB Super Talent T800UX2GC4 (200/800) 7980
2x 1024MB Patriot PDC22G800+XBLK (200/800) 7995
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 (200/800) 7993
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C3 (200/800) 7935
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (200/400) 7968
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (260/1040) 8112
CPU Points Ranking
2x 1024MB Super Talent T800UX2GC4 (200/800) 7843
2x 1024MB Patriot PDC22G800+XBLK (200/800) 7856
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 (200/800) 7879
2x 1024MB Corsair CM2X1024-6400C3 (200/800) 7994
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (200/400) 7893
2x 1024MB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (260/1040) 8516

The Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 memory performs on par with the other DDR2-800 class memory in 3DMark05. Good news, the Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 is some very nice RAM.

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Contents of Article: Crucial PC2-6400 Ballistix
 Pg 1.  Crucial PC2-6400 Ballistix 2GB DDR-2 Memory Kit Review
 Pg 2.  Time to push the Ballistix PC2-6400
 Pg 3.  — Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra, PCMark05, 3DMark05
 Pg 4.  Benchmarks: Doom 3, Quake 4, Battlefield 2
 Pg 5.  Max OC Chart and Conclusions

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