Published on September 10th, 2014 | by admin

Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 and DDR4 Desktop Memory Now Available

New DDR4 memory marks a new generation of computing 

Sydney Australia, 10 September, 2014 – Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced the availability of Crucial® Ballistix® Sport DDR4 memory and Crucial DDR4 desktop memory. Designed to enhance high-performance gaming and computing environments, the new Ballistix Sport DDR4 modules deliver introductory speeds of 2400 MT/s, while Crucial DDR4 desktop memory speeds start at 2133 MT/s and are expected to increase as DDR4 technology matures.

Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4

Optimised for the latest Intel® X99 platforms, the new modules have increased bandwidth over mainstream DDR3 memory and are up to 40 percent more energy efficient. In addition, select Ballistix Sport DDR4 modules are plug and play, featuring XMP 2.0 profiles for easy configuration as well as an integrated heat spreader and black PCB.

Crucial DDR4 Desktop Memory

Crucial DDR4 desktop memory fuels next-generation processors to deliver faster speeds, increased bandwidth, and improved energy efficiency compared to DDR3 technology.* Crucial DDR4 memory is more than 30 percent faster than previous generation technology and offers up to twice the bandwidth (17 GB/s).

“The wait for the next generation in computing is over,” said Jeremy Mortenson, product marketing manager, Crucial. “Combined with Crucial DDR4 memory, platforms based on Intel’s latest X99 chipset promise to deliver entirely new levels of computing power and immersive gaming experiences.”

Available for purchase from Crucial.com and through select global partners, both Crucial DDR4 desktop and Ballistix Sport DDR4 modules are available in densities up to 8 GB and kits up to 32 GB. All Crucial memory is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.** For more information about Crucial DDR4 memory technology, visit www.crucial.com/ddr4.

Crucial Expands DDR4 Server Memory Portfolio  

Crucial DDR4 LRDIMM and VLP RDIMM Memory Now Available 

Sydney, Australia September 10, 2014 – Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, has expanded its DDR4 memory portfolio with LRDIMM and VLP RDIMM modules. Designed to enable next-generation enterprise environments with increased speed, bandwidth, and energy efficiency,* Crucial DDR4 load reduced DIMMs (LRDIMMs) and very low profile registered DIMMS (VLP RDIMMs) are available for immediate purchase through select global channel partners and at www.crucial.com.

Crucial DDR4 LRDIMMs

By utilising a memory buffer chip that helps reduce the electrical load presented to the memory bus, Crucial DDR4 LRDIMMs allow for more DIMMs per channel and are up to 50 percent more energy efficient and deliver up to 50 percent more memory bandwidth than DDR3 LRDIMMs. Furthermore, by using less voltage and standby current, Crucial DDR4 LRDIMMs transmit power in a more efficient manner to the CPU, allowing for additional power savings and lower total cost of ownership. 


Designed for space-constrained form factors like blade servers, Crucial DDR4 VLP RDIMMs measure just 18.7mm in height and are 40 percent shorter than standard-size modules for improved airflow, enabling more effective cooling. Additionally, Crucial DDR4 VLP RDIMMs offer up to twice the speed and the bandwidth, and are up to 40 percent more energy efficient than DDR3 VLP RDIMMs at introduction.

“The addition of DDR4 LRDIMM and VLP RIDMM modules expands our overall DDR4 server memory offering as Crucial continues its commitment to supporting the evolving server and enterprise environments,” said Michael Moreland, worldwide product marketing manager, Crucial. “For channel customers transitioning to the new Intel® Grantley-EP platform, they now have a broader choice of DDR4 module types to best fit their computing needs.”

The new Crucial DDR4 server modules are backed by a limited lifetime warranty,** compatible with OEM servers and warranties, and optimised for the latest Intel Xeon® processor E5-2600/1600 v3 product families. For more information on Crucial DDR4 memory, visit www.crucial.com/usa/en/memory-ddr4-info.

Qualified enterprise and server customers can receive enhanced support for Crucial DDR4 LRDIMM and VLP RDIMM memory by participating in the Reliance Program.*** For more information on the program’s exclusive benefits and support, including service call reimbursement, on-site spares, and a dedicated technical support hotline, visit www.crucial.com/reliance.

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