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  • Ballistix Sport AT 3000Mhz CL17 DDR4 Dual Channel Memory Review
  • Ballistix Sport AT 3000Mhz CL17 DDR4 Dual Channel Memory Review


    Benchmarks - Overclocked

    As with all of our reviews, we pit the default speed system against the overclocked one in a head-to-head byte match.  The only difference in our memory reviews is that whenever possible the base system, CPU, Chipset etc.. are left at stock speeds which is expressed in our Sandra CPU Tests.  This leaves the only performance advantage being an increase in memory speed and timing changes. 

    The effective overclock for these tests was pushing the modules up to 3200Mhz without a voltage bump.  Memory timings did not change for this overclock however there was 200Mhz added to the memory clock.

    Sport AT XMP 3200Mhz
    SiSoft Sandra
    AIDA64 Extreme Edition
    Unigine Heaven Benchmark
    Futuremark PCMark 10
    Overclocking Conclusion

    Memory overclocking is usually an arduous task of trial and error though with the Ballistix Sport AT it was simply a matter of setting XMP and changing the memory multiplier.  Of course I did try to get more from these modules by increasing the memory frequency, changing timings and altering voltage.  Sadly none of these changes did much leaving me to settle with a 200Mhz overclock. 

    I believe with some work these modules could run faster which will be left for another review with a different system configuration.