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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on November 03, 2011




Meeting Information



Meeting Type:  Annual Meeting


   LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION    For holders as of:  September 09, 2011


Date: November 03, 2011    Time: 11:00 AM PST        

      Location:  4650 Cushing Parkway

Fremont, California 94538




You are receiving this communication because you hold

shares in the above named company.


    This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.


    See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.



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How to Access the Proxy Materials


  Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:    


  1. Combined Document


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Voting Items   


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:



1.      Election of Directors




01    James W. Bagley    02    Robert M. Berdahl    03    Eric K. Brandt    04    Michael R. Cannon    05    Christine A. Heckart
06    Grant M. Inman    07    Catherine P. Lego    08    Stephen G. Newberry    09    Kim E. Perdikou    10    Abhijit Y. Talwalkar


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:


2 Advisory vote on fiscal year 2011 executive compensation (“Say on Pay”).

The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:


3 Advisory vote on the frequency of executive compensation vote.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:


4 Ratification of the appointment of independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2012.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.