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Ballistix Active Cooling Fan

Ballistix Active Cooling Fan
Part Number: BLACTIVECOOL
To get more out of your performance memory, play it cool.
The Ballistix active cooling fan provides additional cooling for Ballistix performance memory by eliminating "dead spots" of airflow within your system's memory area.
 $16.99
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Featuring two 60mm clear fans, this solution is flexible and quiet, making it the perfect complement to your Ballistix memory. It's stylish too, enhancing your internal case design at the same time your Ballistix Tracer modules dazzle your system. The Ballistix active cooling fan is also ideal for water-cooled systems where internal airflow around memory is minimal.

Easy to install and connect, the Ballistix active cooling fan is a great product to pair with your performance memory.

Product features

  • Active cooling for your Ballistix memory
  • Increase airflow to your system memory
  • Reduce memory temperatures with proper airflow
  • Easy to attach (flex attachment to memory sockets with no tools required)
  • Low noise level
  • Complementary color scheme (black/silver)
  • Clear fans allow you to still see your Ballistix Tracer lights
  • 1-year limited warranty

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
CrucialActive Memory Cooler
 
4.5

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (8)
  • Fast (5)
  • Increases speed (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (9)
    • Gaming (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (12), Casual user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Well made and it works

    I received this RAM as a bonus for purchasing Ballistix memory. I didn't really feel I needed memory cooling but when I received this product it is so well made I decided to install it...Read complete review

    I received this RAM as a bonus for purchasing Ballistix memory. I didn't really feel I needed memory cooling but when I received this product it is so well made I decided to install it. It really moves heat off the RAM. The one down side is I noticed it pushes a little warm air onto the CPU cooler and causes the CPU temp to rise about 2C. This was not an issue for me because I run a large aftermarket heat sink and my CPU runs very cool. However it is the reason I dinged my review one star. The other positive is the fans appear to be very well made and are quiet. Overall a very well made product that really does move heat off the RAM modules.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    wouldn't plug into my computer

    the unit bolted in ok but the supplied connections had no place to go on my insperion 531

    the unit bolted in ok but the supplied connections had no place to go on my insperion 531

    Reviewed by 15 customers

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    5.0

    Cool and quiet

    By DODRAW13

    from Kansas City

    About Me Power user

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Cost-easy Install
    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

    • Didn't Buy Two
    • None

    Best Uses

    • Gaming
    • Increased Performance
    • Keep Ram Cool

    Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

    You could buy high priced ram fans, but this does the job vary nicely

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Thi is my second ram fan

    By DODRAW13

    from Kansas City

    About Me Power user

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gaming
      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

      As i say second ram fan buy,great deal,and shipped quickly!!!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Active Memory Cooler by Crucial

      By SenileDavid

      from Denton, TX

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy Install
      • Good looking
      • Quiet
      • Reliable Performance
      • Very well made
      • Works Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Cooling Ram
        • Gaming
        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications
        • Overclocking

        Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

        I don't know why people claim to have had trouble installing this unit. It's super easy and it works very well by drastically cooling down RAM and eliminating dead air flow spots. You can plug it's black sleeved power cable to a fan connector on motherboard or use the Molex adapter. Unlike other flimsy products, this guy is solid nicely polished that will show off in any rig. Very nice and WORKS!!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Very Good

        By Miguel

        from Newark, New Jersey

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast

        Cons

        • Unreliable Performance

        Best Uses

        • Gaming

        Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

        I like it this

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        Fairly good product

        By The Quickest

        from Minnesota

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

        It is a fairly useful product for those interested in cooling RAM (which I don't think is really needed) but also it's good for eliminating dead spots for heat to collect.
        4/5 for this product, due to it's challenging installation.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Very nicely made!

        By John

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • High quality
        • Simple to install

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

            My homebuilt system seems to burn up DRAM every two years or so (with no overclocking and std 1.8V DDR2 supply). After the second free replacement under lifetime warranty from Crucial, (both handled very professionally), I decided to try this memory cooler to see if I can get this third set of modules to last longer than two years.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Best thing for a gamer

            By Gamer Girl

            from Trinidad & Tobago

            About Me Power user

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gaming
              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

              It helps alot to keep my 16GB ram from over heating. Love this Product

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Best ram i have used

              By Andy Gomez

              from Vitorville ca

              About Me Power user

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gaming
                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

                1.Great for mutli-task and Gaming.
                2.over clocks good and stable.
                3.when over clocking kinda get to hot thats why i order
                cooling fan if not, after couple hours you start having heating issues BSOD.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Well made and it works

                By Network Engineer

                from Pittsburgh

                About Me Power user

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Reliable Performance
                • Well made

                Cons

                • Blows warm air on CPU

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

                  I received this RAM as a bonus for purchasing Ballistix memory. I didn't really feel I needed memory cooling but when I received this product it is so well made I decided to install it. It really moves heat off the RAM. The one down side is I noticed it pushes a little warm air onto the CPU cooler and causes the CPU temp to rise about 2C. This was not an issue for me because I run a large aftermarket heat sink and my CPU runs very cool. However it is the reason I dinged my review one star. The other positive is the fans appear to be very well made and are quiet. Overall a very well made product that really does move heat off the RAM modules.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (1 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  wouldn't plug into my computer

                  By ticked

                  from kansas

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Install

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Crucial Active Memory Cooler:

                      the unit bolted in ok but the supplied connections had no place to go on my insperion 531

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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