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Crucial enters the enthusiast memory market with high-speed, low-latency memory for gamers and power users.

Meridian, Idaho, July 14, 2004 - Crucial Technology, a division of Micron, and one of the world's largest direct memory upgrade providers, today introduces the Crucial(R) Ballistix(TM) high-performance memory line, designed specifically for computer gamers and power users seeking maximum system performance and stability at a competitive price-point.
The Ballistix line features both DDR and DDR2 memory with advanced speed grades, low latencies, and integrated aluminum heat spreaders.
Crucial’s Ballistix line includes the following high-performance modules in densities of 256MB and 512MB:

Crucial Ballistix PC-3200 (DDR-400), CL2-2-2-6, currently priced at
US$74.99 for 256MB, and US$138.99 for 512MB

Crucial Ballistix PC-4000 (DDR-500), CL2.5-4-4-8, currently priced at
US$77.99 for 256MB, and US$144.99 for 512MB

Crucial Ballistix PC2-4200 (DDR2-533), CL3-3-3-10, currently priced at
US$118.99 for 256MB, and US$228.99 for 512MB

Crucial Ballistix PC2-5300 (DDR2-667), CL4-4-4-10, currently priced at
US$124.99 for 256MB, and US$238.99 for 512MB

"Crucial has long been known for providing stable, quality memory
upgrades for the mainstream computer user," said Fred Waddel, Crucial
General Manager. "With the addition of Crucial’s Ballistix memory line,
now computer enthusiasts can get the Crucial stability and quality
they trust in a high-performance module."

Every Crucial Ballistix module comes with a custom-designed aluminum
heat spreader, dome decal case badge, decorative sticker,
limited-lifetime warranty, multi-lingual user guide, Crucial’s
award-winning customer support, free technical support, and free
shipping (for a limited time) on qualified orders within the contiguous
United States.

Visit for more information about Crucial
high-performance memory upgrades, including specification details and
module images.

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, video cards, flash
memory, and a host of products to enhance the entire computing
experience on its Web site at 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, 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
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