Crucial Technology Announces 1GHz DDR2 Ballistix Memory

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Crucial Technology Announces 1GHz DDR2 Ballistix Memory

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Aug 03, 2005 11:43 am

CRUCIAL TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES 1GHz BALLISTIX MEMORY

Low-latency, high-speed modules maximize performance of Intel(R) 925 and 955 chipsets
Meridian, Idaho, August 2, 2005 -- Crucial Technology today announced
the immediate availability of its leading-edge Crucial(R) Ballistix(TM)
high-performance memory modules, including 1GHz PC2-8000 (DDR2-1000),
the fastest Ballistix module to date. In addition, Crucial is
releasing PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) and PC2-5300 (DDR2-667) low-latency
memory, designed specifically for computer gamers and power users
seeking maximum system performance and stability at a competitive
price-point. The new DDR2 PC2-6400 and PC2-5300 modules are optimized
to provide leading-edge performance in motherboards based on both the
Intel(R) 925XE and 955X Express chipsets.

Crucial?s Ballistix high-performance DDR2 line now includes the
following modules in both 512 megabyte (MB) and 1 gigabyte (GB)
densities:
- Crucial Ballistix PC2-8000 (DDR2-1000), CL5-5-5-15, 2.2V
- Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (DDR-800), CL4-4-4-12, 2.1V
- Crucial Ballistix PC2-5300 (DDR2-667), CL3-3-3-12, 2.1V

"Consumers today seem to have an opinion on whether high frequency or
low latency is the more important attribute for leading-edge memory
modules -- the Crucial Ballistix line offers the best of both worlds,"
said John Stroozas, Crucial Technical Director of Engineering.

All Crucial Ballistix modules are available for purchase directly from
Crucial?s Web site at http://www.crucial.com and come with a limited lifetime
warranty, multilingual user guide, Crucial?s award-winning customer
support, free technical support, and free shipping (for a limited
time) on orders within the contiguous United States.

Visit http://www.crucial.com/media for more information about the Crucial
Ballistix high-performance memory line.

About Crucial
Crucial Technology is a division of Micron Semiconductor Products,
Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc.
Crucial provides high-quality memory upgrades, graphics cards, flash
memory and a host of products to enhance the entire computing
experience on its Web site at http://www.crucial.com. Crucial offers over
110,000 upgrades for more than 20,000 desktops, notebooks, servers,
routers, printers and electronic devices.

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of
advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations,
Micron manufactures and markets DRAMs, 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 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc.,
visit its Web site at http://www.micron.com.

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