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Crucial Ballistix Memory Goes End-of-Life, Micron Realigns its DRAM Strategy


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Underscoring the fast-paced nature of the computer hardware market, Micron this week has decided to discontinue all of its current Crucial Ballistix memory products. The move to end-of-life (EOL) these products covers the entire Ballistix lineup, such as the vanilla Ballistix, Ballistix MAX, and Ballistix MAX RGB series. Word of this change comes from a press announcement from Micron, Crucial's parent company, and marks the impending end of the line for its popular consumer-focused line-up. 

 

Sources: AnandTech, Techspot, Toms Hardware

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Somehow managed to screw up the tagging, apologies, should be fixed now

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Odd.  I always thought that Micron/Crucial should have an advantage in the DRAM market since, similar to Intel, they had their own fab facilities, but that hasn't always worked out for Intel either 🤷‍♂️.  I realize Micron hasn't indicated they are vacating the DRAM market, but it still feels strange for them to EOL their flagship product series without immediately announcing a "successor" product.

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Hmmm. This is sad and a really odd move. As already stated, there is no successor mentioned ? I highly doubt they are moving out of the DRAM market, unless all of a sudden they are moving all focus to NAND only. 

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