Crucial Introduces New Ballistix Sport Design for Gamers and Enthusiasts

Crucial Introduces New Ballistix Sport Design for Gamers and Enthusiasts

High-Density Sport XT Memory Modules Features New Heat Spreader Design, Faster
Speeds and XMP Profiles

Key Messages:

  oOffers an aggressively-styled and taller heat spreader design that
    improves thermal performance.
  oFeatures XMP profiles for easy BIOS configuration in supported systems.
  oCrucial® Ballistix® Sport XT offers DDR3 speeds up to 1866MHz and is
    available in 4GB and 8GB modules and up to 32GB quad channel kits (8GBx4).

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  oCrucial Image Gallery
  oBallistix Sport XT Product Flyer

BOISE, Idaho and GLASGOW, United Kingdom, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today
announced the immediate availability of the Crucial Ballistix Sport XT memory,
which offers a new aggressively-styled, taller heat spreader design that
improves thermal performance. Designed for gamers and enthusiasts looking for
fast and responsive performance, Ballistix Sport XT modules offer XMP profiles
for advanced speeds and timings as well as easy BIOS configuration in
supported systems.

"The Crucial Ballistix Sport series is designed to provide mainstream users
and performance enthusiasts with a reliable, no-hassle gaming experience,"
said Jeremy Mortenson, senior product manager, Crucial. "The new Sport XT
memory offers an attractive new heat spreader styling for gamers who are
looking for enhanced thermal performance, and a new color that complements
popular motherboards."

Available in 4GB and 8GB modules and up to 32GB quad channel kits (8GBx4),
Sport XT memory offers DDR3 speeds up to 1866MHz. Crucial Ballistix Sport XT
memory modules are available now directly at, or through
select global channel partners.

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 the extensive
line of memory modules. For more information, please visit

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semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures
and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR flash memory, as well as other
innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems
for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile
products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol.
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