Lexar Media Announces Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz Memory for Gamers
Fastest Ballistix Memory Available with SLI-Ready Certification for NVIDIA’s New 790i Platform
Fremont, CA and Glasgow, UK, 18 March, 2008 - Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced immediate availability of Crucial Ballistix® PC3-16000 (DDR3-2000MHz) high-performance memory modules—some of the world’s highest speed-rated DDR3 products to date. Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz memory modules feature Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) 2.0 and are SLI-Ready certified to work with new motherboards utilizing the new NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI™ platform. The NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI platform was designed and tested using Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz high-performance memory. For complete product information, visit: www.crucial.com/ballistix
“With Crucial Ballistix SLI-Ready DDR3-2000MHz memory, gaming enthusiasts can take full advantage of the extreme overclocking potential offered by the NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI platform,” said Jeremy Mortenson, Lexar Media’s senior DRAM product marketing manager.
“We’re very pleased with the results of our collaborative efforts with Lexar Media and the Crucial Ballistix memory brand to enhance the nForce 790i Ultra SLI-based ecosystem. By utilizing Crucial Ballistix SLI-Ready DDR3-2000MHz modules for testing and validation, our new enthusiast platform provides gamers with the ultimate gaming experience available today,” stated Tom Petersen, Director of Technical Marketing for MCP Business Unit at NVIDIA.
By combining Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz memory with the latest NVIDIA platform, enthusiasts and gamers alike will achieve unprecedented speeds and system performance. Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz memory modules have latency timings of 9-9-9-28 at 1.9V, and are available in 1GB modules and 2GB kits at www.crucial.com/ballistix
About Lexar Media
Lexar Media is a leading marketer and manufacturer of NAND flash and DRAM memory products under the Lexar and Crucial brand names. Lexar also sells flash memory products under the Kodak brand. For more information about Lexar, visit www.lexar.com
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. Lexar Media, Inc. is a subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc., and Lexar Media is a division of Micron Europe Limited, a division of Micron Semiconductor Asia Pte. Ltd., and a division of Micron Japan, Ltd.
About Micron Technology, Inc.
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 www.micron.com
NVIDIA is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce® graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® graphics products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com
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