Press release: CRUCIAL AND MICRON PROVIDE PC2700 DDR SDRAM TO THE UPGRADE MARKET
Date : 2002-04-16
Glasgow, UK, 16 April, 2002 - Crucial Technology(R), a division of Micron(R) and one of the world's largest direct memory upgrade providers, is now offering Micron’s high-quality PC2700 double data rate (DDR) synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) to end users. The new, higher-speed memory upgrade modules are immediately available to Crucial customers in 128MB and 256MB densities through the Crucial Web site at Crucial.com/uk.
"Customers shopping for high-speed, cutting-edge memory technology like PC2700 DDR want to know they're getting a product they can trust," said Crucial Technology General Manager Mike Bokan. "At Crucial, our customers know they'll always get the highest quality memory available backed by Crucial's excellent service and support."
"The ability to provide PC2700 DDR modules to the end user through Crucial demonstrates our commitment to bring DDR memory technology to the mainstream," said Micron's DRAM Products Strategic Marketing Manager Brett Williams. "In the end, the consumer benefits from the connection between Crucial's direct business model and our high-volume manufacturing capabilities."
PC2700 operates at 167MHz with a 333MT/s data rate and is currently the fastest generation of JEDEC-approved DDR SDRAM available. JEDEC is the semiconductor engineering standardization body of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA).
Crucial 128MB PC2700 CAS 2.5 modules for DDR333-compatible motherboards are initially available for £40.49 and 256MB are £77.39. The modules are available to consumers through Crucial’s Web site at www.crucial.com/uk and to hardware developers through Crucial’s DDRevolution programme. This programme offers qualified developers and system builders preferred product allocation and volume discounts on Crucial DDR SDRAM. For more information about the Crucial DDRevolution programme and how to become a qualified member, visit http://www.crucial.com/uk/DDRevolution.
Crucial Technology sells memory upgrade modules direct from Micron and offers over 94,000 upgrades for more than 15,000 desktops, notebooks, servers, routers, printers, and electronic devices. Visit http://www.crucial.com/uk to learn more about Crucial.
Micron Technology, Inc., and its subsidiaries manufacture and market DRAMs, very fast SRAMs, Flash Memory, other semiconductor components and memory modules. 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 its web site at www.micron.com.