Online Resource Provides Netbook Users with Valuable Upgrade Options, Tools & Information
Fremont, CA, and Glasgow, UK, 7 January, 2009 - Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the immediate availability of the new Crucial.com Netbook Upgrade Center for purchasing DRAM memory, Solid-State Drives (SSDs) and flash memory cards suitable for most netbook products now available in the market. Netbooks, simplified notebooks designed to be affordable, energy efficient, and smaller in size, are growing in popularity with consumers because of their practical price point and no-nonsense capabilities. The Crucial.com Netbook Upgrade Center will help customers optimize the performance of their netbooks with the right upgrades and accessories. The complete line of DRAM, SSD, and flash memory netbook upgrades are now available at www.crucial.com/netbook
The Crucial.com Netbook Upgrade Center is a unique resource for netbook users, featuring Crucial.com's award-winning Memory Advisor™ and System Scanner tools, as well as online "how-to" videos and manuals for installation. Users can enhance their netbook system performance with guaranteed-compatible upgrade options for DRAM memory, Solid-State Drives and flash cards. Additionally, in a time of constrained budgets, users who upgrade their netbooks make an incremental technology investment that yields substantial gains in performance.
"The Memory ExpertsSM at Crucial.com have made it easy for netbook users to enhance their system's performance by offering upgrades and accessories that are guaranteed-compatible and affordable," stated Robert Wheadon, senior product manager at Lexar Media. "The award-winning Crucial Memory Advisor tool makes it simple to find a compatible memory upgrade and Solid-State Drive for almost any netbook in just three easy steps. Or, our downloadable Crucial System Scanner analyzes a user's netbook and automatically recommends compatible upgrade options."
For more information about the complete line of upgrades and resources available on the Crucial.com Netbook Upgrade Center, visit www.crucial.com/netbook
, www.crucial.com/uk/netbook, or www.crucial.com/eu/netbook
About Lexar Media
Lexar Media is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of NAND flash and DRAM memory products under the Lexar® and Crucial® brand names. Lexar 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 also offers a full range of DRAM computer memory upgrades for PCs and Mac® systems, and Solid-State Drives (SSDs). An industry leader in innovative, patented flash memory technology, Lexar is vertically integrated with Micron Technology, one of the largest semiconductor manufacturers worldwide.
For more information about Lexar, 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.
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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 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com