Maxtor Expands QuickView Outside the Box

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MILPITAS, Calif., April 27 – Maxtor Corporation

(NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage
products, announced today its QuickView(R) portfolio of consumer hard drives
will include an external storage offering. The Maxtor(R) QuickView
Expander(TM) drive will enable digital video recorder (DVR) owners to readily
add-on up to 160 hours of recording time to their existing units. First of
its kind, the QuickView Expander emphasizes Maxtor’s commitment to develop and
market application-specific storage solutions for emerging categories such as
consumer electronics.

The new QuickView Expander offering leverages the core technology of
Maxtor QuickView consumer electronics (CE) hard drives, which power over
80 percent of today’s DVRs worldwide. Maxtor QuickView CE drives are designed
for consumer applications and offer exceptional performance and advanced
features that enhance the digital entertainment experience. Maxtor QuickView
drives have been a core component of the company’s consumer product mix for
many years and are recognized by our global OEMs as the preferred drive for
consumer electronics devices.

„Maxtor continues to introduce innovative storage products and solutions
designed to meet market needs,“ said Mike Paxton, senior analyst with
In-Stat/MDR. „The QuickView Expander underscores Maxtor’s emphasis on
opportunity and differentiation, and reflects the company’s leadership in the

„Our award-winning Maxtor MaXLine(TM) hard drives and Maxtor OneTouch(TM)
drives, and now the addition of the QuickView Expander, continue to
demonstrate our ability to access and integrate technology and capitalize on
emerging segments,“ stated Paul Tufano, CEO at Maxtor Corporation. „At
Maxtor, we are committed to supporting all of the markets we serve, and are
especially focused on creating distinction in markets such as digital

For more information about Maxtor QuickView consumer electronics hard
drives, please visit The QuickView Expander product will be
available for shipping in early Q3 ’04.

Maxtor will also be present at the National Cable and Telecommunications
Association (NCTA) show in New Orleans, LA, May 3-5, 2004, Suite ES-4.