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Fujitsu Announces Industry Leading Perpendicular 250GB¹ 2.5" 5400 RPM SATA Hard Disk Drive


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 the launch of its MHY2250BH series mobile hard disk drive (HDD). The new Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) drive series attains up to 250GB, the industry’s highest capacity point for a 2.5” 5400RPM HDD, and was developed in response to the growing demand for higher capacity storage products required for notebook PCs and consumer electronics. The MHY2250BH samples will be available to specific customers in the second quarter of 2007.

The latest Fujitsu SATA HDD was also developed for portable consumer electronics, where the key to success lies in reducing noise, vibration, and power consumption. The latest 2.5” HDD addresses the demands of the rapidly developing high-end audio/video computing market, particularly in applications such as gaming, video editing, audio recording, and DVR functionality. Engineered using PMR technology, the new HDD includes best-in-class power consumption at 0.6W(Idle), as well as near-silent operation.

“The MHY2250BH series expands the storage capacity of mobile products in step with the surging growth of multimedia content and the rapidly changing mobile environment, while delivering the reliability that has made Fujitsu a technology leader in the industry for more than 35 years,” said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. “Fujitsu mobile hard drives are well known in the industry for their exceptional performance and reliability, and our latest high-capacity SATA drive is another clear win for the company and industry.”

¹One gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes; accessible capacity will be less and actual capacity depends on the operating environment and formatting.

Hard Disk Drive Specifications
Fujitsu designed the MHY2250BH hard disk drive series to provide specifications that are vital for today’s mobile computing applications, including:

Capacity: 40GB/60GB/80GB/100GB/120GB/160GB/200GB/250GB
Rotational Speed: 5400RPM
Interface: SATA 1.5Gb/sec (Rev 2.5)
Buffer to Host Transfer Rate: 150MB/sec max.
Read/Write Seek Time: 12/14ms typ.
Track to Track Seek Time: 1.5ms typ.
Idle Power Consumption: 0.6W typ. (Best in Class)
Standby/Sleep Power Consumption: 0.13W typ. (Best in Class)
Acoustic (Idle): 2.4 bels typ.
Operating Shock: 325G (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 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
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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 scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. 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.
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