Disk drive maker Maxtor on Monday said it is shipping a new desktop PC drive with up to 300 gigabytes of capacity. The drives include the relatively newand are designed to help consumers run multiple applications--such as games and music--at the same time without overwhelming their PC systems. Built to spin at 7,200 revolutions per minute, the DiamondMax 10 drives are ideal for storing high-resolution images, multimedia content, and personal and business information, Maxtor said.
Seagate Technology and Western Digital also make desktop computer drives. Both Maxtor and Seagatefor their most recent quarters.