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WEITEK AND BELL MICROPRODUCTS SIGN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

 SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Weitek Corp. (NASDAQ: WWTK) and Bell Microproducts, the fastest growing U.S. industrial distributor, today announced a distribution agreement. Bell will market Weitek's complete product line, including the Weitek Power 9000, the world's fastest graphics coprocessor for Windows, CAD and desktop publishing, which recently outperformed all challengers on ZD Lab's Winmark 3.1 scale, scoring nearly four times the previous record.
 "Bell Microproducts was chosen because of its strength as a national components distributor with well-trained, technically knowledgeable sales and marketing teams," said Tim Propeck, Weitek's vice president, sales and marketing.
 "Weitek's product line is a natural complement to our other offerings, and it significantly expands the range of services we can provide our customers," said George Smith, senior vice president of sales at Bell Microproducts. "And, with the Weitek Power 9000, we will aggressively move into the video and Windows-enhancement market. In addition to the Power 9000, Weitek's product line includes RISC microprocessors and math coprocessors."
 Bell Microproducts is a distribution specialist in high technology semiconductors and computer products, including disk, tape and optical subsystems. The company markets and distributes extensive value-added services and products to original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers and system integrators nationwide from facilities in Milpitas, Fountain Valley and Westlake Village, Calif.; Wilmington, Mass.; Seattle; and Baltimore.
 Weitek Corp. makes processors and controllers that enhance the performance of standard operating systems, user interfaces and application software. The company's products are used to build faster, more intuitive desktop computers and peripherals.
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 /CONTACT: Bob Butchko of Weitek, 408-738-8400; or George Smith of Bell Microproducts, 408-451-9400; or Jim Akin of Jennings & Co., 415-349-8400, for Weitek/
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CO: Weitek Corp.; Bell Microproducts ST: California IN: CPR SU:

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