Crucial Technology Launches High-Powered Video Card Lineup

@ 2004/07/07
New Graphics Card Line Features the Much-Anticipated Crucial RADEON X800 Pro

MERIDIAN, Idaho, Jul 7, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Crucial Technology, a division of Micron Semiconductor Products, Inc. which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc. and one of the world's largest direct memory upgrade providers, today announces immediate availability of the Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) X800 Pro 256MB video card, the flagship graphics card for Crucial's new graphics card line.

The Crucial RADEON X800 Pro utilizes a 256-bit quad-channel GDDR3 memory interface, and introduces 3Dc(TM), an image enhancement technology which defines a new High-Definition gaming experience by providing greater image detail at higher resolutions. The pixel shader engine utilizes 12 pixel pipelines and six programmable vertex shader pipelines. The Crucial RADEON X800 Pro offers the latest DirectX(R) 9.0 and OpenGL(R) 2.0 shader support, necessary for getting the most out of upcoming game titles.

"Leading edge graphics enthusiasts will seek to quickly upgrade to this next generation video card," said John Shumate, Crucial Product Marketing Manager. "The Crucial RADEON X800 Pro brings graphics performance to a new level and provides a distinct advantage over existing graphics technology."

The new Crucial video card line includes the following:

-- Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) 9200 SE 128MB currently priced at
US$59.99

-- Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) 9600 SE 128MB currently priced at
US$99.99

-- Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) 9600 XT 128MB currently priced at
US$199.99

-- Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) 9800 Pro 128MB currently priced at
US$269.99

-- Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) X800 Pro 256MB currently priced at
US$489.99


Visit www.crucial.com/media for more information about the entire Crucial video card line, including specification details and images.

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, video cards, flash memory, and a host of products to enhance the entire computing experience on its Web site at www.crucial.com. 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 www.micron.com.

Micron, Crucial, and Crucial Technology are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. RADEON and 3Dc are used under license and are registered trademarks or trademarks of ATI Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners."

SOURCE: Crucial Technology

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