Fujitsu Announces World's First 300GB 2.5" Hard Disk Drive

Groundbreaking 2.5" Mobile Series Developed Using Perpendicular Magnetic

Recording (PMR) Technology to Achieve Industry Leading Capacity

Dec 11, 2006, 00:00 ET from Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of
 America, Inc., one of the world's leading suppliers of innovative computer
 products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security
 solutions, today announced as part of a coordinated global launch the
 MHX2300BT series of mobile hard disk drives (HDDs). The newest Fujitsu
 products feature impressive storage capacities of 250GB and 300GB, the
 first 2.5" PMR hard disk drives in the industry to attain these high levels
 of capacity. The MHX2300BT series will begin shipping in the first quarter
 of 2007.
     Just last March, Fujitsu successfully launched the world's first 2.5"
 Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive to feature up to 200GB of storage space.
 Today, less than a year later, Fujitsu sets the standard even higher as it
 introduces its latest ultra-high capacity mobile hard disk drive series.
 Engineered using perpendicular magnetic recording technology, which is
 essential to achieving the increased capacity per platter, the new small
 form factor HDDs will address the growing demand for higher capacity
 storage solutions.
     Additional benefits of the Fujitsu second generation PMR products
 include best-in-class low power consumption at 1.6W as well as high shock
 tolerance and near-silent operation. These qualities make the MHX2300BT
 series highly desirable for audio/video (A/V) applications such as gaming,
 video editing, audio recording and DVR functionality, as well as for the
 high-end personal computing market.
     "Due to our strong focus on innovation, Fujitsu remains at the
 forefront in promoting advanced technologies such as perpendicular
 recording and SATA, while at the same time continuing to meet the
 industry's insatiable demand for high-capacity products," said Joel
 Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu
 Computer Products of America. "Our commitment to R&D has not only spurred
 the development of the industry's first 2.5" 300GB capacity perpendicular
 hard disk drive, but it will allow Fujitsu to continue to achieve these
 aggressive milestones in advance of the rest of the industry."
     Hard Disk Drive Specifications
     Fujitsu designed the MHX2300BT hard disk drive series to provide
 specifications that are vital for today's mobile computing applications,
     -- Capacity: 250/300GB
     -- Rotational Speed: 4200 RPM
     -- Interface: SATA 2.5, ATA-8
        - Native Command Queuing
        - DIPM and HIPM Supported
        - Staggered Spin Up & Active LED Supported
        - Hot Plug
     -- Best in Class Read / Write Power Consumption: 1.6W typ.
     -- Idle Power Consumption: 0.5W typ.
     -- Track to Track Seek Time: 1.5ms typ.
     -- Host Transfer rate: 150MB/s max.
     -- Operating Shock: 300G (2ms)
     About Fujitsu
     Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications
 solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies,
 highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide
 corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver
 comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its
 customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702)
 reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion)
 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. See for further
     About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
     Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and
 marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the
 United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers
 products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner
 maintenance, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology, 10Gb
 Ethernet switches and degaussers. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is
 located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more
 information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or
 408-746-7000. For more information, please see:
     NOTE: Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and The
 Possibilities are Infinite is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners. One gigabyte (GB) =
 one billion bytes; accessible capacity may be less and actual capacity
 depends on the operating environment and formatting. Statements herein are
 based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any
 implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. reserves the right to modify at
 any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their
 warranty and performance specifications.
     Eileen Young
     Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
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     Voce Communications, Inc.

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