Elite VS Tactical Introduction

The Crucial Ballistic RAM modules have been around for a little while now, and if you have seen them around and have been considering buying a set, this review will help you decide, as we test and review the Crucial Ballistic Elite and Tactical 8GB 1866MHz RAM modules, to see which one you should be buying.

The testing took an unexpected turn as the Tactical set took centre stage over the Elite, making the Ballistic Tactical raise from the hopeful underdog, to the Ballistic champion.

Elite & Tactical Specs

Elite

Part Number: BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0

  • Module Size: 8GB
  • Package: Ballistix 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-14900
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-14900 • 9-9-9-27 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1866 • 1.5V • 1024Meg x 64 • 

 

Tactical

Part Number: BLT2KIT4G3D1869DT1TX0

 

  • Module Size: 8GB Kit (4GBx2)
  • Package: Ballistix 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-14900
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-14900 • 9-9-9-27 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1866 • 1.5V • 512Meg x 64 •