Micron’s Crucial Ballistix Products Reach End of Life

Crucial Ballistix high performance memory has been a staple in the high performance memory segment for as long as I can remember. I also believe they were the first ones to put LEDs on their memory with the Ballistix Tracer line. Well it appears that Ballistix will be a thing of the past as we received this e-mail last night…

Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB DDR4-2666 32GB Memory Kit

BOISE, Idaho; Feb. 16, 2022 – Micron released the following information about a change to its business strategy for Crucial® memory. 

  • The company will end-of-life (EOL) its Crucial Ballistix, Crucial Ballistix MAX and Crucial Ballistix MAX RGB product lines. 
  • The company will intensify its focus on the development of Micron’s DDR5 client and server product roadmap, along with the expansion of the Crucial memory and storage product portfolio. 
  • The company will continue to support the performance compute and gaming communities with its award-winning SSD products, such as the Crucial P5 Plus Gen4 PCIe NVMe SSD, Crucial P2 Gen 3 NVMe SSD, and the popular Crucial X6 and Crucial X8 portable SSDs. 
  • Teresa Kelley, Vice President and General Manager, Micron Commercial Products Group: “We remain focused on growing our NVMe and Portable SSD product categories, which both offer storage solutions for PC and console gamers. Additionally, Crucial JEDEC standard DDR5 memory provides mainstream gamers with DDR5-enabled computers with better high-speed performance, data transfers and bandwidth than previously available with Crucial Ballistix memory.” 

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