Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC2-8500 (1066 MHz)
Posted by: Richie on: 17.07.2007 01:00:00 [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
Here is a little history of the company
The Crucial story starts with Micron Technology, Inc., one of the largest dynamic random access memory (DRAM) manufacturers in the world and the only one based in the U.S.
Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Micron manufactures DRAM chips and assembles them into high-quality memory modules for sale to original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") worldwide. Over the past 26 years, Micron has learned that when you make some of the very best memory in the world, lots of companies want it, from computer makers to wireless device manufacturers to printer producers.
But then Micron asked, well, what about the end user? What about the everyday folks who want to upgrade their existing systems with OEM-quality memory—the home desktop user, the IT network guy, the student notebook user? Why don't we offer our memory to the public, at factory-direct pricing? So in 1996, Micron responded to a growing demand for high-quality memory upgrades among end users who wanted the best possible performance from their systems. Micron launched Crucial Technology in November of that year, and for the first time, end users had the opportunity to buy directly from the manufacturer the same memory modules bought by the world's major OEMs for original installation in their systems.
Today we are looking at another DDR2 kit, this time Crucial’s DDR2 PC2-8500 (1066Mhz) 2gig Ballistix Tracer kit. Crucial need no introduction as they are one of the most tried and trusted brand in the market, today we will find out if one of their latest kits can keep up with the rest.
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