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Crucial Ballistix Sport VS Tactical

By childofthetao
Jan 20, 2014
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  1. Hi, does anyone know about these two rams? Ihave ordered the Sport, but then I discovered the Tactical with tighter timings. When the sports arrive I'm thinking of returning them so I can get the Tacticals.

    I will be using the RAM for gaming and rendering (blender). Will I notice a difference between the two? What should I get?

    Thanks
     
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,124   +1,523

    I don't think you will notice a difference, other than benchmark numbers. You would probably be wasting your time over a desire.
     
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  3. childofthetao

    childofthetao TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 216

    I hope you're right, because I've decided to stick with the Sports.
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,124   +1,523

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  5. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder TS Evangelist Posts: 2,265   +541

    Agreed with @cliffordcooley, Ram speeds do not make much of a difference except in benchmarking and a few applications/games. If your running an APU then it is key but normally for the average gaming rig, the standard 1600 with cas Latency 9 is more than enough. As long as you have that, I would not worry, I have 1866 ram with Cas Latency 9 and honestly the difference is not noticeable from my 1600 with cas latency 9.
     
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