Quantum adds shock-resistant drives
Extending its Fireball line of disk drives, Quantum has added the Fireball EX, which includes the company`s Shock Protection System (SPS) technology. The 3.5-inch drives are available in a range of capacities: 3.2GB, 5.1GB, 6.4GB, 10.2GB, and 12.7GB. The 12.7GB drive is priced at $359. All of the drives have a 512KB buffer, a 5,400rpm rotational speed, a 9.5- millisecond average seek time, and an Ultra ATA interface. www.quantum.com.