Ook Quantum gaat eindelijk 7200rpm harddisks produceren en wel met de nieuwe Ultra ATA/66 standaard.
Hier wat info uit de press release:
Fireball Plus KA is a 7200 RPM Ultra ATA/66 HDD, in capacities ranging from 6.4GB to 18.2GB, that combines Quantum's fastest desktop performance with all of Quantum's reliability innovations including the award winning Shock Protection System (SPS™) and the new Data Protection System (DPS).
The Quantum Data Protection System quickly and easily determines Quantum hard drive functionality in PCs that exhibit system failure.
Fireball Plus KA is available in capacities of 6.4 up to 18.2 GB and features magnetoresistive (MR) heads and 8.5 millisecond (ms) average seek time for fast throughput. Sohn said, "Fireball Plus KA offers workstation HDD performance for desktop systems with innovations like SPS, and now DPS, that surpass customer expectations for quality and reliability."
Pricing and Availability
Quantum's Fireball Plus KA is backed by a three-year limited warranty. Fireball Plus KA drives are available for customer evaluation with full volume availability in late first quarter 1999. Estimated retail pricing for the 18.2 GB is 399.00