Crucial goes X850 XT

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Crucial, makers of great memory and video cards, has the Radeon X850 XT now available. So if you must have the biggest and the best, Crucial is one company that is offering it now.

Meridian, Idaho, March 9, 2005 - Crucial Technology, a division of
Micron and one of the world's largest direct memory-upgrade providers,
today announces immediate availability of the Crucial(R) RADEON(TM)
X850 XT 256MB PCI Express(TM) graphics card powered by ATi(R). This
leading-edge graphics card delivers an unparalleled gaming experience,

- PCI Express 16X technology with 16 parallel pixel pipeline
- 256-bit quad-channel GDDR3 memory interface
- Power-throttling technology for cooler running temperature

"We’re in the midst of what could be described as a high-end PC
revolution," said Mike Sanor, Crucial Technical Support Manager. "If
you combine the latest hardware options, such as DDR2-based LGA 775
motherboards, Serial ATA architecture for increased hard drive
throughput and powerful PCI Express graphics cards like the Crucial
RADEON X850 XT, you can remove the data-transfer bottlenecks that have
traditionally held back gaming-system performance. You can create a
speedy, revolutionary gaming PC."

Crucial now offers gamers immediate access to two of these cutting-
edge components: high-performance Crucial Ballistix(TM) DDR2 memory
and the Crucial RADEON X850 XT. The Crucial RADEON X850 XT is
currently priced at US$599.99. All Crucial graphics cards can be
purchased directly from Crucial’s Web site at and come
with a limited one-year warranty, multilingual user guide, Crucial’s
award-winning customer support, free technical support, and free
shipping (for a limited time) on orders within the contiguous United

Visit for more information about the new Crucial

About Crucial
Crucial Technology is a division of Micron Semiconductor Products,
Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc.
Crucial provides high-quality memory upgrades, graphics cards, flash
memory and a host of products to enhance the entire computing
experience on its Web site at Crucial offers over
110,000 upgrades for more than 20,000 desktops, notebooks, servers,
routers, printers and electronic devices.

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of
advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations,
Micron manufactures and markets DRAMs, flash memory, CMOS image
sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use
in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking and mobile products.
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
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