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WiebeTech Intros New MicroGB+ Pocket Drive

DesktopGB+ drive also upgraded By Dave Nagel
WiebeTech today announced two new hard disk drives in its portable and desktop lines. The new FireWire drives gain increased performance and include the MicroGB+ and DesktopGB+. Both are available now.

The MicroGB+ is a portable FireWire hard drive. It offers a 40 GB capacity, 5,400 RPM mechanism and 16 MB cache. WiebeTech says the drive is designed for mobile audio and video applications. It boasts a 25 MB per second transfer rate. It's available for $319.95.

The new desktop model, the DesktopGB+, also gains increased performance through a larger buffer. The 120 GB drive now includes an 8 MB cache and uses a 7,200 RPM mechanism. It's available now for $299.95. For more information, visit

Contact the author: Dave Nagel is the producer of Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; host of several World Wide User Groups, including Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe LiveMotion, Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; and executive producer of the Digital Media Net family of publications. You can reach him at

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