The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the place to be if you want a sneak peek at the latest tech and gadgets. It's fitting then that we unveiled the next generation of Crucial® Ballistix® gaming memory this week at CES, and it sets the standard for performance.

Our completely redesigned Crucial Ballistix portfolio features two DRAM product lines: Ballistix and Ballistix MAX. Both feature Micron’s leading-edge die as well as an all-new look. Crucial Ballistix includes an anodized aluminum heat spreader in black, red, or white, while the MAX is available in black extruded aluminum. Both Ballistix and Ballistix MAX are available in RGB, as well.

All models are 100 percent compatible with both AMD and Ryzen motherboards, as well as with XMP 2.0. In short, the new Crucial Ballistix portfolio is the evolution of the award-winning line of gaming DRAM that recently scored several overclocking world records.

The new Crucial Ballistix modules are fast, pretty, and perfect for gaming.

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Crucial Ballistix memory line

Available in a range of speeds from 2400MHz to 3600MHz and densities of 4GB to 32GB, the new Ballistix line features a modernized aluminum heat spreader in black, red, or white. RGB options offers 8 zones with 16 LEDs and can be customized and controlled using popular RGB software. The Crucial Ballistix lineup is available in desktop (DIMM) or laptop (SODIMM) form factors and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Crucial Ballistix MAX memory line

The flagship offering within the new portfolio, Ballistix MAX memory, is available in speeds from 4000MHz to 4400MHz and densities of 8GB and 16GB. Featuring high-quality black extruded aluminum heat spreaders for maximum heat dissipation, Ballistix MAX DIMM modules feature integrated precision thermal sensors for real-time temperature monitoring.

RGB options show off 8 zones with 16 LEDs, which can be customized and controlled with support from ASUS Aura, Gigabyte RGB Fusion, and MSI Mystic Light software. A removable lightbar adds ultimate personalization. Crucial Ballistix MAX memory is available in desktop (DIMM) form factors and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

New Crucial Ballistix and Ballistix MAX lines replace the existing suite of Ballistix Sport, Tactical, and Elite products and will be available February 4, 2020, at and through select global channel partners.

All Crucial Ballistix memory is compatible with the latest Intel and AMD platforms. For more information about the Crucial Ballistix portfolio, visit

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