Crucial Announcements

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Check out our latest article here to learn how you can boost the performance of your computer with a SSD.

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Hey guys,

 

Check out our new Crucial Hangout board where we invite you to join in on the discussions and interactions with the moderators and other members about our current topics. We kicked off the discussions with How fast does your computer boot? , so be sure to jump on the board and let the bragging commence!

 

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Check out our 1st Crucial Blog article and find out all you need to know to upgrade your computer with an SSD HERE.

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Up to 17% off BX300 SSDs while supplies last. More info on this can be found here

 

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Black Friday deals are here early! Save up to 15% off MX300 SSDs, while supplies last. Limit 3 drives per customer.  More information can be found here

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NEW! Crucial BX300 SSD. Easy speed. Easy install. Now available exclusively at Crucial.com and Amazon! See it here: http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/ct480bx300ssd1?cm_mmc=facebook-_-bx300-_-480-_-us

 

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We have recently posted details about our Crucial Super User program in the Forum Rules and Guidelines Board. If you are a member of our Community currently and are interested in this program more details can be found here. Please let a Community Admin know if you have any questions about this program. 

 

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Enter to WIN one of three Crucial RAM upgrades simply by posting in the thread in the link below.  Easy-peezy! Winners receive a compatible upgrade up to 32GB or US$300. (US/CAN/UK/EU only, deadline August 31) www.crucial.com/forum-contest

 

General terms and conditions here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/crucial-memory/general-giveaway-legal-terms-conditions/386092642536/

 

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In the past we have had a number of community members interested in the release of DDR4.  We can now say that this memory is coming soon. More information about this product, specifications of the memory, and colors can be found here

 

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The Ballistx Brawl Week #2 is now live on our Twitch channel! Be sure to watch each week’s tournament at www.twitch.tv/ballistix and win prizes during the broadcast.

 

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The Ballistix Brawl: StarCraft II tournament series started July 3 at 8 p.m. EDT. There’s one tournament each week for 10 weeks, all building towards a two-week playoff with the best of the best playing for a $5,000 grand prize!

 

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More info on the Ballistix Brawl can be found here.  Watch each tournament live on the Ballistix Twitch® channel at www.twitch.tv/ballistix and enter to win Ballistix® gaming memory and Ballistix jerseys during the broadcast!

 

 

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Ballistix is now a proud sponsor of Team Liquid, one of the largest brands in all of eSports!  As part of our sponsorship we will be the exclusive SSD and DRAM sponsor for all of Team Liquid’s team across the globe. Team Liquid is involved in every major eSport and are one of the only teams that has players for every Tier 1 eSport. 

 

More info on our parternership can also be found here.

 

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We have just released a new verison of the  Crucial Storage Executive which can be downloaded from the following link:

 

http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/support-storage-executive

 

The Crucial Storage Executive comes with the following features:

  • Enable the Momentum Cashe feature to enhance burst performance by up to 10x.
  • Update your drive to the latest firmware
  • See how much storage you’ve used
  • Monitor your drive's operating temperature and overall health
  • Reset the drive's encryption password (PSID Revert)
  • Verify your SSD's model number

Benefits of the Momentum Cache Feature:

  • Increase drive burst performance up to 10x.
  • Extend drive life by reducing redundant write
  • Enable using the Crucial Storage Executive
Crucial Storage Executive, Version 3.43

This free downloadable tool is easy to use and helps monitor and enhance the performance of your SSD – update to the latest firmware and enable the Momentum Cache feature to instantly boost burst performance by up to 10x.1 The tool also allows you to monitor your SSD’s temperature and health, and track how much storage you’ve used. Storage Executive is available in nine languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese (coming soon), and Traditional Chinese) and comes with a user guide.

 

Benefits of Crucial Storage Executive
  • Enable the Momentum Cache feature to enhance burst performance by up to 10x1
  • Update your SSD to the latest firmware
  • See how much storage you’ve used
  • Monitor your SSD's operating temperature and overall health
  • Reset your SSD's encryption password
  • Verify your SSD's model number
Benefits of the Momentum Cache feature
  • Increase drive burst performance up to 10x1
  • Extend drive life by reducing redundant writes
  • Enable using the Crucial Storage Executive

The Crucial Storage Executive is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7 and newer versions, including Windows® 10, and supports Crucial MX-series, BX-series, M550, and M500 SSDs.

 

Part of the functionality of Storage Executive includes firmware upgrades and this initial release of the software included access to the latest  available firmware for Crucial SSD's.  In some cases, an equivalent Independent ISO image may not be available yet.  Our customers that prefer to use an ISO upgrade or must do so due to their operating system are very important to us and we intend to have Updated ISO images available soon.

 

Please use this thread on our SSD board to provide any feedback. 

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WIN! Enter our "No Shave November" photo caption contest for a chance to WIN an epic NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet bundle: http://bit.ly/1tjiBTU

 

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BIG NEWS: Announcing the Crucial Factory Recertified SSD program! For the next hour, Crucial SSD Product Guru JON WEECH is responding LIVE to your questions. Go! http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/store-ssd-factory-recertified

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Labels placed on our memory modules should not be removed. They are designed to withstand normal operating temperatures, so don’t worry about them melting. They are required for warranty validation and product tracking so we can provide you with the best support possible.

 

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Crucial will be on the Science Channel tonight!! Set your DVRs for 9pm ET to get an inside look at how we make our SSDs. For more information please check here.

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Special offer: Buy ANY SSD from Crucial.com, and get a free laptop or desktop install kit!  Offer available until Sunday, November 3rd.

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Please congratulate the WINNERS of the “Crucial-powered Intel NUC Sweepstakes”: Andrew C. from Brampton, Jerome V. from Achicourt, and Ludovic G from Evreux. w00t! w00t!

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UK & IRELAND, listen up! We've teamed up with Dabs.com to give you the chance to win a 960GB Crucial M500 SSD, 16GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT Memory, or a 32GB Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 flash drive! Enter HERE
 

 

 

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It's good to be a forum member! Simply reply to this thread to be entered to WIN 1 of 3 Intel NUC computer powered with a 128GB Crucial m4 mSATA SSD and 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM. BONUS: Gain an additional entry for each friend who registers then replies with your username - it's easy to share!

 

One random winner will be selected from each of the below Crucial social networks.Increase your chances of winning by entering on all three networks:

 

Facebook

Twitter

Crucial.com Forums

 

 Prizes include the following:

 

Grand Prize: Intel NUC (DC3217BY) with 128GB Crucial m4 mSATA SSD and 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM

First Runner-up Prize: Intel NUC (DC3217IYE) with 128GB Crucial m4 mSATA SSD and 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM

Second Runner-up Prize: Intel NUC (DCCP847DYE) with 128GB Crucial m4 mSATA SSD and 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport SODIMM

 

Sweepstakes ends August 4, 2013. Must be 18 years and older, and a legal resident of the United States or its territories, the United Kingdom, European Union (EU), Canada, or Australia. One entry per social network (Facebook, Twitter, Crucial.com forums) over the entire sweepstakes period. See terms & conditions here.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the “Crucial M500 SSD Big Giveaway!” EPIC GRAND PRIZE to Kenny (US), 1st Place to Yasmina (France), 2nd Place to Hannah (UK), 3rd Place to Richard (UK)

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Enter to win one of three M500 SSDs, then refer a friend for a chance to score the epic grand prize of a 960GB Crucial M500 SSD. Click here: http://bit.ly/15br1oh

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Next-gen performance is here: meet the Crucial M500 SSD - available in terabyte-class capacities!!

 

You can find out more about this product HERE

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For US customers only there is a $75 discount on a 512GB M4 SSD for today only.

 

To upgrade at your system click the following link:

 

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For US customers only there is a $75 discount on a 512GB M4 SSD for today only.

 

To go for the deal and speed up your system please click the following link:

 

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We have just launched a new Laid Back Lounge area on the Crucial Community Forums.  We now have forums for:

 

Gaming

Photography & Video

Entertainment (Movies, Books, Music and TV)

Off Topic Discussions 

Non Crucial Computer Issues

 

Check out the different forums and feel free to post new threads or comments.  If you are interested in photography why not tell us about your set up or show off your work?   What computer games are you playing at the moment?  What's your next system build going to be?

 

We will now have a section that you can post these questions and any others you can think of!

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For US customers only there is a $34 discount on a 256GB M4 SSD for today only.

 

To go for the deal and speed up your system please click the following link:

 

Crucial.com