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06.21.2011 - Crucial Further Expands Gaming Line with New Ballistix Tactical and Ballistix Elite Series



View Crucial-Technology related news. Boise, ID, and Glasgow, UK, June 21, 2011 ? Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced two product line additions to its highly successful Ballistix high-performance memory: Crucial Ballistix Tactical and Crucial Ballistix Elite lines. Building on the recent successful launch of the Crucial Ballistix Sport memory, these new product lines create a comprehensive high-performance memory portfolio addressing the needs of a broad range of users across performance memory segments. Whether casual enthusiast or hardcore gamer, the expanded Ballistix portfolio now provides a distinct choice of performance memory solutions and is available in a variety of speeds and densities, along with differentiated product features. The complete line of Ballistix memory features a new logo treatment and updated heat spreader designs, as well as a full range of products from low latency DDR2-800MHz up to high-speed DDR3-2133MHz. Additionally, 4GB densities will be available in DDR3-1600MHz, -1866MHz, and -2000MHz modules.
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05.24.2011 - New Crucial 16GB Very Low Profile Server Modules Help Reduce Power Consumption and Cooling Costs



View Crucial-Technology related news. Boise, ID, and Glasgow, UK, May 24, 2011 ? Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today introduced Crucial 16GB DDR3-1066MHz Very Low Profile (VLP) RDIMM memory modules, commonly used in blade servers and to run memory intensive applications such as server virtualization. With a PCB height of only 18.75mm, the VLP form factor is designed to reduce the space taken by memory and allow for greater airflow through the body of the server, assisting in the reduction of thermal power consumption and ultimately contributing to reduced cooling costs. Additionally, the new 16GB density enables data center managers to increase total memory density per server and improve overall system performance.
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05.11.2011 - Crucial.com Research Reveals Computer Owners Experience a "Four-Year Itch"



View Crucial-Technology related news. Boise, ID, May 11, 2011 - A recent survey commissioned by Crucial.com, a leading online computer memory upgrade destination, revealed that computer owners reportedly replace their personal computer after an average of only 4.5 years of use. Even with the abundance of newer models, the survey revealed a strong reluctance to replace computers too often, with only two per cent of respondents saying they were willing to replace their computer "every two or so years". For detailed survey statistics, related content, and sweepstakes details, visit www.crucial.com/research.
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04.26.2011 - Crucial m4 Solid-State Drive with Higher Capacities and Faster Performance Now Available



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, April 26, 2011 - Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the immediate availability of Crucial m4 solid-state drives in capacities ranging from 64GB to 512GB. Designed for both business customers and general consumers, the Crucial m4 SSD product line incorporates Micron's industry-leading 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash technology in a 2.5" form factor. Like its Crucial RealSSD C300 predecessor, the Crucial m4 also supports the SATA 6Gb/s interface, opening up the data path between the host processor and the SSD, and resulting in improved overall system responsiveness, including faster boot times and application loads.
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03.29.2011 - Crucial Expands Gaming Line with New Ballistix Sport Memory Series



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, March 29, 2011 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced the Crucial® Ballistix® Sport memory series designed to provide mainstream users, gamers, and general PC enthusiasts with a reliable, no-hassle gaming experience. The new Crucial Ballistix Sport memory supports today's latest AMD and Intel platforms, including 2nd Generation Intel Core processor (formerly codenamed Sandy Bridge) technology. It also features a stylish new heat spreader design, along with standard timings and voltages, providing maximum memory stability and system compatibility. Additionally, industry-standard specifications require little or no BIOS configuration, resulting in easy product installation.
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03.16.2011 - New Crucial DDR3-1333MHZ BOM-controlled RDIMM Server Memory Now Available



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, March 16, 2011 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced Crucial DDR3-1333MHz RDIMM BOM-controlled server DRAM for customers who require a Bill of Material (BOM), revision control, as well as Product Change Notices (PCNs). BOM-control applies to the DRAM component, register, and PCB of eligible Crucial server memory modules. The new BOM-controlled server memory is covered by the Crucial Reliance Server Program, and enables registered partners to stay ahead of product changes, reduce the frequency of memory qualifications that occur due to memory revisions, and ultimately optimize productivity. Participating customers with Crucial BOM-controlled server memory will receive at least 30 day advanced notification of pending module revisions.
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01.06.2011 - Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer Modules Keep Gaming Hot and Memory Cool



View Crucial-Technology related news. Las Vegas, NV, January 06, 2011 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer modules, the industry's first high-performance memory that allows users to control activity-indicating and ground-effect LED colors and patterns. The new modules also include integrated thermal sensor technology which allows users to monitor memory temperature, while showcasing a sleek heat spreader design. Compatible with the latest Intel and AMD chipsets, the Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer modules are available in dual- and three-channel 2GB DDR3 1600MHz (PC3-12800) kits through select global partners and online at Crucial.com.
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11.22.2010 - Crucial.com Receives the Bizrate® 2010 Circle of Excellence Platinum Award for Providing Outstanding Customer Experiences



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , November 22, 2010 — Crucial.com, a leading online computer memory upgrade destination, received the coveted Bizrate 2010 Circle of Excellence Platinum Award. Crucial.com marked its 9th consecutive year of earning a Bizrate Circle of Excellence award. The award recognizes online retailers that provided outstanding customer experiences throughout the past one year period, as rated by their own customers. This prestigious annual award is based on ratings submitted by buying customers immediately after purchase and after order receipt. The award recognizes the very best online retailers with high customer satisfaction ratings across seven metrics spanning the shopping experience, order delivery, product, and customer support.
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11.09.2010 - Maximize System Memory Airflow with the Crucial Ballistix Active Cooling Fan



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, November 09, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the Crucial Ballistix Active Cooling Fan, a snap-on proactive solution to decrease memory module heat by increasing airflow. The Crucial Ballistix Active Cooling Fan cools memory modules by eliminating "dead spots" of airflow within the case. The fan is especially effective with water-cooled systems where internal airflow around the memory modules is often minimal. Watch a short video demonstrating how the Crucial fan increases airflow inside a computer case artificially filled with smoke. The Crucial Ballistix Active Cooling Fan is available globally today through select partners and online at Crucial.com.
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10.26.2010 - Lexar Elite Photographers and Videographers to Share Digital Imaging Practices and Experiences with Visitors at PhotoPlus Expo in New York City



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , October 26, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, announced today that Lexar® Elite Photographers and Videographers Joe McNally, Rick Sammon, and Alex Buono will share their extensive digital imaging knowledge and bodies of work with visitors to the Lexar Media booth (#817) at PhotoPlus Expo 2010, taking place October 28-30 at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City. Additional information on these and other Lexar Elite Photographers and Videographers, as well as their images and videos, can be found on the Lexar Digital Photography website.
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10.07.2010 - Crucial RealSSD C300 1.8" Design Provides Ultra-Portable Solution for Notebook Market



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, October 07, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced a 1.8" footprint version of the award-winning Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. The 1.8" profile, which is approximately 40% smaller than the standard 2.5" drive, provides an excellent solid-state storage option for the most portable products such as ultra-thin laptops, netbooks, and tablet PCs — without sacrificing performance and capacity. Based upon the Micron RealSSD product design and innovation, the new Crucial RealSSD C300 1.8" drive utilizes (multi-level cell) MLC NAND, advanced controller technology, and optimized NAND management, which together improve boot up and application load times dramatically and enhance overall system performance. No moving parts provides for quieter, cooler, and more durable solutions compared to traditional hard disk drives.
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08.27.2010 - Lexar Mobile Memory Cards Top Group Test in Mobiles Magazine



View Crucial-Technology related news. LONDON, UK, August 27, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced that its range of microSDHC™ Mobile cards were recognised as the “best in test” in a recent round-up in Mobiles magazine, the leading magazine in France for guidance on mobile phones*. The Lexar® High-Speed Mobile microSDHC 8GB and 16GB cards, and the standard Lexar microSDHC 2GB and 4GB cards all received recognition in the June-July 2010 issue of the magazine.
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07.26.2010 - Crucial Announced as Platinum Sponsor of Popular LANFest Gaming Series



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , July 26, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced that Crucial is a Platinum sponsor of LANFest Sponsored by Intel. The sponsorship gives LANFest event attendees an opportunity to win excellent prizes such as Crucial Ballistix memory and Crucial solid-state drives, plus unique Crucial swag, including Crucial “Memory Hawg” T-shirts and limited-edition Crucial Snuggies™. Crucial is a longtime supporter of the LAN (local area network) gaming community, sponsoring PC gaming events across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
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07.20.2010 - Lexar Media Announces High-Capacity 128GB Echo SE Portable Backup Solution



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , July 20, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the addition of the 128GB Echo SE backup drive to the popular Echo line of portable backup solutions. Designed to protect valuable data on netbook and notebook computers, the Echo SE drive now offers up to 128GB of storage, allowing users to automatically back up more essential files — anytime, anywhere. Once backup is complete, the Echo SE drive easily slips into a pocket or bag for portability with the knowledge that critical files are backed up if a laptop is lost or stolen. More than 15 percent shorter than other 128GB backup drives, the high-performance Echo SE provides a way to easily backup data, with the reduced risk of accidental in-drive damage. For more information on the Echo SE backup drive, visit www.lexar.com/echo.
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07.13.2010 - New Crucial SSD Data Transfer Kit Provides Simplified Data Transfer Solution



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, July 13, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the Crucial RealSSD C300 with Data Transfer Kit available with the 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB C300 drives. This convenient product bundle includes a Crucial RealSSD C300 solid-state drive, a SATA-to-USB data cable, and cloning software.
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06.24.2010 - Lexar Media Introduces Multi-Card 24-in-1 USB Reader For Easy and Reliable File Transfer



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , June 24, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced the Lexar® Multi-Card 24-in-1 USB Reader. Featuring five slots and supporting 24 popular memory card formats, the newest reader is an all-in-one solution enabling concurrent downloads and card-to-card file transfer. The highly versatile card reader was developed with a unique pop-up design, which allows the card slots to be protected when not in use, and comes equipped with a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable. The reader makes it easy to quickly download photo, video, music, and other files from nearly any memory card to a host computer. For additional information about the Lexar Multi-Card 24-in-1 USB Reader, visit www.lexar.com.
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06.23.2010 - New 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 Brings Affordability and Performance to Consumers



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, June 23, 2010 — 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.
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06.02.2010 - New Crucial Ballistix Memory Modules with Thermal Sensor Enable Real-Time Temperature Monitoring



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, June 02, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced Crucial Ballistix high-performance memory modules with thermal sensor and temperature-monitoring utility, encased in a radically redesigned and more effective heat spreader. The thermal sensor and monitoring utility allow PC enthusiasts to view memory module temperature in real time, a major benefit for overclockers and enthusiast users constantly battling against excessive system heat. Additionally, the new Crucial Ballistix modules feature a redesigned "finned" heat spreader design that reduces memory module temperature by up to 30% more than the current Crucial Ballistix design. The new Crucial Ballistix modules are initially available exclusively at popular online retailer Newegg.com.
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05.25.2010 - Lexar Media Now Shipping 16GB and 32GB Professional 133x Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Memory Cards



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA , May 25, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced that it is shipping Lexar® Professional 133x Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory cards in 16GB and 32GB capacities to retail outlets. The Lexar Professional SDHC cards will be available in B&H and Adorama stores in the U.S. For additional information about the 16GB and 32GB Lexar Professional 133x SDHC cards, visit www.lexar.com.
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05.19.2010 - Crucial.com Memory Advisor Tool Now Includes 50,000 Systems



View Crucial-Technology related news. Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, May 19, 2010 — Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced that the Crucial Memory Advisor online tool now includes more than 50,000 computer systems, making it easier than ever for customers to find a compatible memory upgrade for their desktop computer, notebook, netbook, motherboard or printer. The tool is extremely easy to use: customers simply choose their system's make and model from a drop-down menu to see a complete results page showing all available Crucial memory upgrades compatible with the selected system, including pricing for each upgrade option. The free, award-winning online tool is available at www.crucial.com.
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