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Windows 7: Crucial Ballistix Tracer Ram, these two are the same ram right?

05 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Crucial Ballistix Tracer Ram, these two are the same ram right?

Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory w/ Red LEDs Model BL25664TR1608

And....

Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory w/ Green LEDs Model BL3KIT25664TG1608 - Desktop Memory


?

I ordered the 6GB set which is a triple channel kit, but being that my motherboard runs dual channel, I wanted to order ONE more stuck to make it 4 sticks for a total of 8GB of ram. Newegg.com does not appear to stock the same green stick, even searched the Crucial part number from Crucial's own site and all I found was that RED colored stick. I would just order the matching stick from Crucial.com but Newegg is cheaper, I have a $20.00 dollar credit with them AND I could give a crap less if the color matches, I can't see my RAM inside my PC anyway!

I only bought the LED green kit because Newegg had it on sale the other day for like $30 less then the RED and BLUE LED stuff and it was even cheaper the the Non-LED stuff. Sales over now I see but thats neither here nor there.

Anyway, the spec's look the same, am I missing anything other then the color of the heat spreaders and the LED's?

Thanks for looking guys!

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05 Nov 2010   #2

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Yes, those are the exact same model numbers and RAM specs. You should be OK.

But RAM for today's systems can be damned touchy when it comes to mix and match. So just to be sure, run Memtest86+ for a good 5 or 6 passes overnight with all the sticks installed.
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05 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ha! I didn't even notice the model numbers til you pointed it out!

Kinda has me wishing all 4 sticks were different colors, would look cool if I ever installed a window in the side of my case.
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