Maxtor QuickView 3.5″ HDD Powers Toshiba’s New DVD & HDD Video Recorder

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MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, July 19 – Maxtor

Corporation (NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer
storage products, today announced that Maxtor(R) QuickView(R) consumer
electronics (CE) 3.5″ hard drives have been selected for Toshiba’s new RD-XS43
DVD video recorder. The RD-XS43 features a Maxtor QuickView 250GB hard disk
drive that, according to Toshiba, allows users to enjoy up to 445 hours of
digital recording. The new recorder also carries the QuickView logo on the
front panel of the unit to reflect the level and standard of quality the
consumer will experience.

„We are pleased to introduce the RD-XS43 which features the Maxtor
QuickView CE hard disk drive,“ said Hiroyuki Tokoro, technology executive of
digital AV at Toshiba Corporation’s Digital Media Network Company. „More and
more customers are demanding DVD & HDD recorders because of the hard drive
functionality and optimized features. The high capacity and performance of
Maxtor’s QuickView hard drive coupled with Maxtor’s MaxLabs(R) services,
proved crucial in delivering the RD-XS43 successfully to market.“

„The success of our relationship with Toshiba is attributed to Maxtor
quality, innovation and our understanding of the consumer electronics market,“
said Mike Cordano, executive vice president, worldwide sales and marketing at
Maxtor. „We are committed to developing and delivering distinct offerings
designed to enhance the digital entertainment experience.“

Availability and Pricing
Toshiba’s RD-XS43 will be available in Japan in August 2004. Please
contact your local dealer for pricing.