Press Release

03/10/2003

LG GCC-4480B Combination CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive Wins 2003 World Class Award From PC World

June 3, 2003 The LG GCC-4480B combination CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive was honored by PC World with a 2003 World Class Award for Best CD-RW Drive. The World Class Award winners were announced in the July 2003 issue of PC World (online now and on newsstands June 17) and will be presented with trophies at the ShowStoppers media reception held during CeBIT America in New York.

June 3, 2003  The LG GCC-4480B combination CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive was honored by PC World with a 2003 World Class Award for Best CD-RW Drive. The World Class Award winners were announced in the July 2003 issue of PC World (online now and on newsstands June 17) and will be presented with trophies at the ShowStoppers media reception held during CeBIT America in New York.

The LG GCC-4480B drive was launched in March of this year, and features the integration of a high speed CD-RW drive (48x24x48) and DVD-ROM drive (16X max) in a single drive package utilizing only one standard PC drive bay. With buffer underrun error protection, UDMA 33 fast file transfer and optimized recording speed for each media type, the LG GCC-4480B writes fast, efficiently and accurately. Additionally, the retail kit GCC-4480B includes Ahead Softwares Nero burning software, EIDE/ATAPI drive cable and installation parts. As LG drives use the native software drivers in Windows, there are no special drivers to have to purchase, search for or install. Since its introduction, the GCC-4480B has also been named as a PC World Best Buy in the June 2003 PC World Magazine. An all-around star performer, the LG GCC-4480B is also Mount Rainier?compliant for drag and drop file tranfer, and has an estimated retail price of $99.95.

Celebrating its 21st year, the respected World Class Awards honor the best in computers, hardware, software and the Internet. To select the best of the best, PC Worlds editors examined the entire spectrum of products that have appeared in the magazine over the past year. Hundreds of products in 59 categories were judged on performance, value, consistency, and innovation.

The ultimate buyers guide, the World Class Awards set the standard for excellence in the high-tech industry,stated Harry McCracken, editor of PC World. From PDAs to privacy software, PCs to Web-Based applications, the editors reward the finest products and most outstanding performers in this annual award program. Congratulations to the LG GCC-4480B Combination Drive.

LG Electronics USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc. of Korea. LG Electronics Inc, part of the $90+ billion LG Inc., is a major manufacturer of electronics products including computer monitors, optical storage drives, wireless phones and home appliances. LG is the worlds largest producer of optical storage drives, and is considered the worlds second largest producer of computer monitors. For more information on LG Electronics?computer products, please visit www.LGeus.com.

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