New Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMMs Boost Gaming System Performance

New Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMMs Boost Gaming System Performance

Performance Memory Delivers Faster Speeds and Increased Energy Efficiency in
Smaller Form Factors

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  *Offer increased speeds up to 1866MHz and increased efficiency for PC
    laptops, all-in-one systems, and mini ITX motherboards^*
  *Use up to 10 percent less voltage than standard SODIMM modules, enabling
    longer battery life^**
  *Feature XMP profiles for easy configuration, and are optimized for the
    latest 4^th generation Intel^® Core^™ i5 and i7 mobile processors
  *DDR3 modules available in 4GB and 8GB densities

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BOISE, Idaho, and GLASGOW, United Kingdom, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today
announced new Crucial^® Ballistix^® Sport SODIMMs, designed to boost
performance of gaming laptops, all-in-one systems, or mini ITX motherboards^*.
Featuring XMP profiles for easy configuration and DDR3 speeds up to 1866MHz,
Ballistix Sport SODIMMs deliver a faster and more responsive gaming
experience. Optimized for the latest 4^th generation Intel^® Core™ i5 and i7
mobile processors, Ballistix Sport SODIMMs offer lower latencies and increased
energy efficiency compared to standard SODIMMs.

Engineered to run on 1.35V** instead of the standard 1.5V found in most laptop
memory modules, Ballistix Sport SODIMMs can reduce DRAM power consumption in
systems by up to 10 percent, enabling longer battery life. Offered in 4GB and
8GB densities, Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMMs will be available in early

"Gamers want to arm their system with a performance edge, and Crucial
Ballistix Sport SODIMMs represent a new weapon of choice for laptops, mini ITX
motherboards, and all-in-one systems," said Jeremy Mortenson, Ballistix
product manager, Crucial. "Ballistix Sport SODIMMs offer faster speeds and
lower latencies than standard SODIMM modules and enable the performance users
come to expect from Crucial Ballistix memory."

Crucial Ballistix memory is backed by a limited lifetime warranty and is
rigorously tested to meet or exceed the high-quality performance
specifications customers have come to expect from Crucial. As a brand of
Micron, one of the largest manufacturers of DRAM in the world, Crucial
engineers work to design, refine, test, manufacture, and support an extensive
line of memory modules. For more information, please visit

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innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems
for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile
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* On mini ITX motherboards that support SODIMM modules

** On supported systems

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