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Crucial — The memory and storage experts.™

As a brand of Micron, one of the largest memory manufacturers in the world, we bring you the quality and expertise that’s been built into new computers for 40-plus years. You’ll notice the difference.

More Than a Decade of Crucial SSD Evolution

Crucial launched its first SSD in 2008, named quite simply the Crucial® SSD. As the only drive in our portfolio at the time, the Crucial SSD offered capacities from 32GB to 64GB, sequential reads up to a whopping 100 MB/s, and a price tag between $500 and $1,000.

How technology leveled up the music game

Music is nuance. It’s the soulful guitar soloist playing a little behind the beat. It’s the grace notes shaping melodies. It’s the 30th audio layer on an intricate dj mix, adding a hand clap or a piccolo or a bird song.But music, and all of its subtleties, is also data. FromFrom the small-time artists recording at home...

Is more memory or fast memory better?

Does “8GB 2666 MT/s RAM” make sense to you? If it looks like alphabet soup, you’re not the only one who feels that way.If you’ve never installed computer hardware and you’re considering a memory (RAM or DRAM) upgrade, you’re on the right track to fixing a slow desktop or laptop. 

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Our Awards

Quality is our top priority, and we’re honored when we receive recommendations and awards for our products and customer service.


Since 1996, we’ve focused on helping you make your computer systems faster and easier to use. Here are some of the milestones we’ve reached along the way.