Crucial Launches DDR5 Pro Memory: Overclocking Edition (6,000 MT/s, CL36) and T705 Gen5 NVMe SSD (14,500/12,700 MB/s)

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Micron Technology, Inc. is launching two new Crucial Pro Series products today: the Crucial DDR5 Pro Memory: Overclocking Edition, new DDR5 overclocking DRAM modules, and the Crucial T705, something that Micron is calling the “world’s fastest Gen5 SSD.” Crucial’s new DDR5 memory will be out later this month, while the new SSD will be available in March.

Crucial DDR5 Pro Memory: Overclocking Edition features:

  • Available in 16 GB densities, up to 6,000 MT/s
  • Support for both Intel XMP 3.0 and AMD EXPO
  • 36-38-38-80 extended timings for 25% lower latency than Crucial DDR5 Pro Memory Plug and Play Edition
  • Elegant, origami-inspired aluminum heat spreader to complement a variety of gaming rigs
  • Higher frame rates for serious 1080p and 1440p resolution gaming on memory-intensive titles like Rainbow Six Siege, Forza Horizon 4, Horizon Zero Dawn, Cyberpunk 2077, Hogwarts Legacy, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, or Forespoken
  • Universal compatibility with DDR5-based Intel Core 12th to 14th Gen desktop CPUs and AMD Ryzen 7000 to 8000G Series desktop CPUs

Crucial DDR5 Pro Memory availability:

  • Available in 16 GB densities on February 27, 2024
  • 24 GB densities later in 2024
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Crucial T705 SSD features:

  • Micron 232-layer TLC NAND
  • Reads and writes up to 14,500 MB/s and 12,700 MB/s
  • Up to 1,550K/1,800K IOPS random reads and writes
  • Available in capacities up to 4 TB
  • Premium black aluminum and copper heatsink
  • Microsoft DirectStorage support
  • Backward compatible with Gen3 and Gen4 motherboards
  • Non-heatsink version is also available
  • Exclusive white heatsink version is also available for a limited time

Crucial T705 SSD availability:

  • Available to pre-order now at, including limited-edition 2 TB white heatsink version
  • Available on March 12, 2024 through select etailers, retailers, and global channel partners
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Jonathan Weech, senior director of product marketing for Micron’s Commercial Products Group, said:

Today’s high-end PCs require exceptional memory and storage solutions to meet the growing demands of applications and workloads. The class-leading Crucial T705 Gen5 SSD and high-performance Crucial DDR5 Pro Overclocking DRAM offerings continue our legacy of designing products specifically for gamers, creators and other performance users that allow them to fully leverage the capabilities provided by the latest generation of CPU platforms.


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