Sep 16, 2004

Seagate Wins the Coveted PC Authority Australia Lab Award

SINGAPORE - Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the worldwide leader in hard disc drives, today announce that Seagate?s Barracuda 7200.7 200 GB SATA drive beat all competitors to earn the coveted PC Authority Australia Labs award this month with its fantastic combination of value and performance. The Barracuda 7200.7 disc drive?s innovative features, high performance and reliability have made it the drive of choice for customers and technology editors around the world.

Attaining the highest overall rating, the Seagate disc drive earned this honor based on its high performance, unprecedented five-year warranty support and attractive price. The Seagate Barracuda 7200 family offers high value for the money, making it suitable for everything from office PCs to home gaming systems.

"This award is a testimonial to Seagate's continuing effort to provide our customers with the best storage products and services to meet their needs," said Robert Yang, Seagate director of Sales & Marketing. "We believe the 12 new products we recently introduced will position us well for future accolades with publications like PC Authority."

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