Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced the immediate availability of 8 GB DDR3 memory modules across the Crucial Ballistix Sport, Tactical, and Elite series. By taking advantage of Micron's 4 Gb DRAM technology, the new 8 GB modules provide users with the maximum capacity, performance, and density needed to run data-and graphic-intensive applications smoothly and efficiently. Available in low-latency DDR3-1600 MHz and DDR3-1866 MHz modules, Crucial 8 GB Ballistix modules can be installed in configurations up to 64 GB in some systems, including the new Intel X79 platforms. Additionally, the complete line of Ballistix memory features a new logo treatment and updated heat spreader designs. [---] Ballistix Sport The new Crucial Ballistix Sport 8 GB DDR3-1600 MHz memory module is designed to provide mainstream users and general PC enthusiasts with an affordable, reliable, no-hassle gaming experience. The Crucial Ballistix Sport series offers timing and voltages for maximum memory stability and system compatibility. Ballistix Tactical Well-suited for gamers, power users, and performance enthusiasts, the new Crucial Ballistix Tactical 8 GB DDR3-1600 MHz memory has lower latencies and features the Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) which enables easy setup. The Crucial Ballistix Tactical series provides high speeds and features a black PCB and enhanced heat spreader design for improved thermal performance. Ballistix Elite Designed for extreme overclockers and advanced users, the new Crucial Ballistix Elite 8 GB DDR3-1866 MHz memory utilizes Intel XMP, and features a thermally efficient extruded aluminum heat spreader design, black PCBs, and integrated thermal sensors for real-time monitoring of temperature utilizing the Ballistix Memory Overview Display (M.O.D.) utility. "The new Crucial Ballistix 8 GB modules enable users to take advantage of award-winning Micron innovations to maximize the installed memory for optimal performance on today's most advanced systems," said Jeremy Mortenson, senior product manager, Crucial. "Featuring stylish new designs and an updated logo, Crucial now provides its customers eye-catching and reliable memory solutions for performance enthusiasts at every interest level." 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. Crucial Ballistix Sport, Tactical, and Elite memory modules are available now through select global channel partners, or directly at www.crucial.com.