Tuesday, March 18th 2008

Lexar Media Debuts Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz Memory for Gamers

Lexar Media today announced the 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.


"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 crucial.com/ballistix, crucial.com/uk/ballistix or crucial.com/eu/ballistix.Source: Lexar
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9 Comments on Lexar Media Debuts Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000MHz Memory for Gamers

#1
DanishDevil
I like the little tweaks to the design on the heatspreaders. That's about all I can say until we get a DDR3 Phenom :D
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#2
KieranD
well thats almost as fast as my pc at least double as fast as my duron rig lol
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#3
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Ok. again, why is Lexar announcing these? I thought Micron owned crucial or vice versa. Is it now Lexar that owns both or what?
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#4
TheGuruStud
DDR3 for gamers? ROFL, idiots. Another dumb marketing ploy of "Ooooh look at the speed!".
With timings of 9, yeah, that's real fast.:banghead:
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#6
JoJoe
by: WarEagleAU
Ok. again, why is Lexar announcing these? I thought Micron owned crucial or vice versa. Is it now Lexar that owns both or what?
"Lexar was acquired by Micron Technology in 2006, and subsequently merged with Crucial Technology under the name Lexar Media, a subsidiary of Micron."

According to Wikipedia...
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#7
DaMulta
My stars went supernova
Where is the Tracer DDR3?
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#8
1c3d0g
EGGcellent. Micron seriously makes the best memory chips ever! :cool:
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#9
3870x2
YEAH! It only costs about a dollar per clock speed! GOGO!
I could build a pc that can play crysis sufficiently for the price of 2gb of this ram, thats pretty sad....
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GOGO! PC108000 5.9GHZ 1-1-1-3 ULTRA GTX XXX
4x RAID 0 128GB SSD
9800GX2 x4 8xSLI for +4 more Crysis FPS than a single GX2!!!
GOGO SUPERNERD!
AND IT ONLY COST YOU your life, nerd.. . . . . .
/flame
got to get it off my chest every once in a while.....i stay just below the enthusiast level, where the price per performance isnt beyond mentally retarded....
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