DDR4 Technology Overview

Crucial DDR4 Server

Crucial® DDR4 Memory Technology

More speed. More bandwidth. More efficient. Next generation DDR4 memory is here.
Process data faster. Reduce power expenses. Extend battery life. Double a system's memory capacity as module densities mature. Crucial DDR4 memory technology is up to twice as fast and delivers 50% more bandwidth and 40% more energy efficiency than DDR3 technology when it was introduced. Designed to enable the next generation of enterprise and consumer products, Crucial DDR4 memory works with next generation processors and makes everything you do on a computer or server faster and more efficient than ever before.

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DDR4 Technology Enablement Program

Get early access to Crucial DDR4 memory modules!

Who's eligible.* Channel partners that are developing or evaluating DDR4-capable platforms.

Program benefits.* By enrolling in the program, qualified partners* can get:

  • Early access to select DDR4 modules
  • Notification of new DDR4 modules as they become available
  • Access to technical resources to aid in product development and evaluation

To get more information and enroll contact us for more information


Benefits for Every Type of System

Servers are constrained by memory bandwidth, capacity, and ever-increasing power costs. With the increased performance and efficiency of Crucial DDR4 server memory, boost bandwidth by up to 50%, and reduce power consumption and the need for cooling. Enable up to twice the installed memory capacity and process data faster.

Gaming Systems
Gamers are always looking for a performance edge. Crucial® Ballistix® DDR4 performance memory unlocks next-gen memory performance and increases responsiveness and frame rates for a better in-game experience. Achieve faster speeds and lower latencies than standard DDR4 modules, and push the limits with stylized heat spreaders.

Ultrabooks, Laptops, and Tablets
Mobile devices are limited by battery life and the amount of memory that can be installed. Designed to address these shortcomings, Crucial DDR4 memory consumes less power and packs more performance into every module, allowing you to extend battery life and run applications faster.

Desktops & Workstations
Desktop and workstations have reached the performance limits of DDR3 memory technology, and are in need of improved speed, bandwidth, and capacity. With Crucial DDR4 memory, double a desktop's installed memory capacity, increase bandwidth by up to 50%, and run applications faster. Handle data-intensive programs with ease and achieve more.

Compatiblity guaranteed

Two ways to find compatible upgrades for your system

System Scanner tool

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Crucial advisor tool

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100% compatibility - guaranteed!

Without a doubt, compatibility is the most important factor in buying a memory upgrade for your laptop or computer. Your RAM must be compatible with your system — or your system just won't work. With so many variations in memory, it's important to understand just exactly what will work — and what won't — in your system. Using the Memory Advisor or Scanner and making your purchase through is the best way to ensure compatibility. 100% guaranteed. Or your money back.