Maxtor Corp. on Monday introduced its new
Ultra16 Hard Drive Kits, designed to give Power Mac and PC owners the ability to add additional Serial ATA (SATA)-based hard drive storage to their computers. The systems include 7,200 RPM hard drive mechanisms with 16MB buffers. in capacities of 250GB to 300GB. The kits include a SATA cable, mounting screws and an installation guide. The drives can be used with existing interfaces in Power Mac G5s, or with the addition of a SATA controller card in Power Mac G4s. The 250GB and 300GB SATA Ultra16 hard drive kits are available for US$239.95 and $279.95 respectively.