Compaq Adds New Powerful Desktops to Presario Series Featuring AMD Processors and New DDR Memory (Advisory)
HOUSTON, February 21, 2001
Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ) announces the addition of two new powerful desktops to the award-winning Presario Internet seriesthe Presario 5000Z, model 5UV and 7000Z, model 7QS. Available through Compaq's "Built for You" program, these new desktops offer consumers the ultimate in performance, value and personalization.
Starting at $799 (1)with a 15" monitor, the 5000Z "Built for You" series sets a new standard for consumers seeking a smart and powerful solution at an exceptional value. Consumers can choose from AMD®Athlon and AMD Duron processors, with speeds ranging from 800 MHz to 1 GHz.
The Presario Series 7000Z, starting at $1,299 with a 17" monitor, features the new Double Data Rate (DDR) Memory technology which doubles a PC's available memory data transfer rate, providing more speed to the consumer. Consumers have a choice of AMD®Athlon processors with speeds from 1.0 GHz to 1.2 GHz, along with the exciting new MyMovieSTUDIO turnkey video editing package featuring the new DVD-R (recordable) technology. This combination creates an exhilarating platform for extreme power users who demand a realistic 3D experience, cutting-edge broadband technologies like streaming audio and video, and the ability to quickly create and edit inventive, professional quality videos.
Beginning today, consumers can purchase the new series desktop PCs through
Compaq's "Built for You" program at participating
retailers, by calling 1-800-888-0220 and on Compaq's Consumer
Web site at http://athome.compaq.com. Compaq's "Built
for You" program allows consumers to customize their
Compaq PCs to meet their specific needs and gives them access
to the latest technology as soon as it becomes available.
Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is a leading global provider of technology and solutions. For more corporate information, see http://www.compaq.com.