Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

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Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:20 am

New 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 Brings Affordability and Performance to Consumers

The 64GB C300 Offers Most Compelling Price-to-Performance in Comparison to Similar "Value" Drives

Key Messages:
-- The 64GB Crucial(R) RealSSD(TM) C300 supports high-speed SATA 6Gb/s interfaces, for optimum read/write performance
-- Competitively priced with other performance drives at US$149.99
-- Leverages Micron(R) RealSSD product design and industry-leading NAND innovations
-- As with the 128GB and 256GB C300 capacities, the 64GB C300 is available in a 2.5-inch form factor

FREMONT, Calif. and GLASGOW, United Kingdom, June 23, 2010 (GLOBE
NEWSWIRE) -- Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products
for digital media, today introduced a 64GB addition to the
award-winning Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. The new 64GB RealSSD
C300 drive, like its predecessors, natively supports SATA 6Gb/s, is
backwards compatible with the SATA 3Gb/s interface, and provides
scorching-fast read speeds of up to 355MB/s and write speeds up to
75MB/s. Competitively priced at US$149.99, the new 64GB C300 drive is
available in a standard 2.5-inch form factor, and comes with a limited
three-year warranty.

"The 64GB C300 drive is a natural extension of our award-winning
Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. This aggressively priced 64GB C300
drive makes SSD technology more affordable than ever, delivers
durability for mobile computing, and makes it a compelling boot drive
for desktop PCs," said Robert Wheadon, Lexar Media senior worldwide SSD
product manager.

The 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB Crucial RealSSD C300 drives are available
through select resellers worldwide and online at www.crucial.com/ssd,
www.crucial.com/uk/ssd, or www.crucial.com/eu/ssd.

About Lexar Media

Lexar Media is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of NAND
flash and DRAM memory products under the Lexar(R) and Crucial brand
names. Lexar Media offers products in all major flash and DRAM memory
categories, including consumer and enterprise-level USB flash drives,
industry-leading memory cards for photography, and all popular form
factors of memory cards for mobile devices. For computers, Lexar Media
offers more than 250,000 upgrades for 40,000 systems, including a full
range of DRAM computer memory upgrades for PCs and Mac(R) systems, and
solid state drives (SSDs). An industry leader in innovative, patented
flash memory technology, Lexar Media is vertically integrated with
Micron Technology, one of the largest semiconductor manufacturers
worldwide.

For more information about Lexar products, visit www.lexar.com. For
more information about Crucial products, visit www.crucial.com,
www.crucial.com/uk or www.crucial.com/eu. Lexar Media, Inc. is a
subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc. Lexar Media is a division of
Micron Europe Limited, a division of Micron Semiconductor Asia Pte.
Ltd., and a division of Micron Japan, Ltd.

Lexar. When Memory Matters.(TM)

The Lexar/Crucial logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6945

About Micron

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of
advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations,
Micron manufactures and markets DRAM, NAND flash memory, CMOS image
sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use in
leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, and mobile products.
Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market
under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit
www.micron.com.

(C)2010 Lexar Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Information is subject
to change without notice. Lexar, the Lexar logo, and When Memory
Matters are trademarks of Lexar Media, Inc. RealSSD, Micron, Crucial,
and the Crucial logo are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. All
other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby gwolfman » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:15 am

Nice. Can't wait till Intel or OCZ come out with SATA 6Gbps SSDs. :)
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby sbohdan » Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:30 am

so what happens if youconnect this to a SATAII (3GB/s) MOBO? what speeds could you expect?
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby kenc51 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:32 am

sbohdan wrote:so what happens if youconnect this to a SATAII (3GB/s) MOBO? what speeds could you expect?


Almost exactly the same performace as burst speeds are not very useful.
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby sbohdan » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:13 am

kenc51 wrote:
sbohdan wrote:so what happens if youconnect this to a SATAII (3GB/s) MOBO? what speeds could you expect?


Almost exactly the same performace as burst speeds are not very useful.


great! so where can you buy one? I couldn't find any on newegg :(
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby Apoptosis » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:20 am

The 128 and 256 can be found on our shopping engine - http://legitreviews.pgpartner.com/searc ... 1/st=query

The 64GB can be found at Crucial for $149.99 - http://www.crucial.com/store/listmodule ... /list.html
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Re: Crucial Launches 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 At $149.99

Postby sbohdan » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:25 am

thanks a lot :prayer:

I will just get one for myself (64GB) :supz:

It should be great for the OS. should improve my win7 rating of 5.9 for the HDD
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