Press Release: January 08, 2008

HP to Reduce PC Energy Usage by 25 Percent, Leads Industry in EPEAT-Gold Products

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2008

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Today at the 2008 ConsumerElectronics Show, HP committed to reduce the energyconsumption(1) of its volume desktop and notebook PCfamilies by 25 percent by 2010.(2)

HP also now leads theindustry in the number of Electronic Product EnvironmentalAssessment Tool (EPEAT™) Gold listed products with the introductionof more than two dozen PCs registered in North America at eitherthe Gold or Silver rating levels.

“HP for decades has beenintegrating environmentally responsible components and processesacross the entire product lifecycle,” said Todd Bradley, executivevice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. “We are dedicated tomeeting our energy consumption goal of 25 percent reduction by2010, and these additional EPEAT-Gold registrations exemplify howHP leads the IT market in reducing the environmental impact of itsproducts and business processes.”

HP has long focused ondeveloping products designed with the environment in mind, and itwas the first PC manufacturer to register an EPEAT Gold productwith the HP Compaq rp5700 Long Lifecycle Business Desktop PC in2007.

The EPEAT system helpsshoppers evaluate, compare and select desktop computers, notebooksand monitors based on the products’ environmental attributes. EPEATevaluates electronic products according to three tiers ofenvironmental performance: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

New HP business productsmeeting the most rigorous, Gold status include the HP Compaq 2510p and HP Compaq 2710p Business Notebook seriesPCs and all models of the HP Compaq dc7800, dc5750 and dc5700 Business Desktop PCfamilies.

HP also has a diverse arrayof new consumer desktop and notebook PCs that are U.S. EPA ENERGYSTAR® qualified and EPEAT Silver listed. The new notebooks includethe HP Pavilion dv9700, dv6700, dv2700 and tx1000 series, alongwith the Compaq Presario A9000, F700 and C700 series. In desktops,HP is introducing the HP Pavilion a6360 available in North America a variety ofcustomizable configurations on the HP Home and Home Office onlinestore.

Reducing PC energyconsumption

HP expects to reach its2010 energy reduction goal through a variety of strategies,including integrating such components as more efficient powersupplies and lower-energy chipsets and other energy-savingtechnologies and processes across its volume PC portfolio.

The products recentlylisted as EPEAT Gold incorporate various features to helpbusinesses reduce their environmental impact. For example, the HP Compaq dc7800 Business Desktop PC is loaded withenergy-efficient features, starting with the latest Intel® Core™ 2Duo(3) processors, which consume less energy and delivermore performance than previous versions. One of the industry’ssmallest, enterprise-ready desktops, the new HP dc7800 Ultra-slim Desktop PC is 46 percent smaller thanprevious models, delivering maximum energy-efficiency with astandard, 85 percent efficient power supply without compromisingperformance.

Another feature that helpsreduce power usage across the HP business desktop line are optional80 PLUS® power supplies, which are up to 15 percent moreefficient than standard power supplies.(4) Annually,1,000 PCs with 80 PLUS power supplies can save the equivalent incarbon dioxide emissions generated by the burning of more than4,500 gallons of gasoline.(5)

Additionally, the VerdiemSURVEYOR™ remote power management software agent(6)comes preloaded on all dc7800 series PCs. When activated, SURVEYORcan help measure, manage and reduce power consumption on PCs andmonitors by up to 33 percent, or about 200 kilowatt-hours per PCannually.

More information aboutthese and other products and services announced at 2008 CES isavailable in an online press kit at

HP and theenvironment

For decades HP has workedto manage its environmental impact by adopting environmentallyresponsible practices in product development, operations and supplychain. The company strives to be a global leader in reducing itscarbon footprint, limiting waste and recycling responsibly. HP’sefforts earned it recognition as one of Fortune Magazine’s “TenGreen Giants” in April 2007. More information about the company’swork in relation to the environment is available at


HP focuses on simplifyingtechnology experiences for all of its customers – from individualconsumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spansprinting, personal computing, software, services and ITinfrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, withrevenue totaling $104.3 billion for the four fiscal quarters endedOct. 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is availableat

(1) By 2010, HPplans to reduce the energy consumption of volume desktop andnotebook PC families by 25 percent, relative to 2005.

(2) Energyconsumption is defined as watts consumed in “idle” mode (using theUS EPA ENERGY STAR test protocol). The improvement will becalculated by averaging the energy consumption of desktop andnotebook platform across shipped volume.

(3) Dual Core isa new technology designed to improve performance of multithreadedsoftware products and hardware-aware multitasking operating systemsand may require appropriate operating system software for fullbenefit. Not all customers or software applications willnecessarily benefit from use of this technology. 64-bit computingon Intel architecture requires a computer system with a processor,chipset, BIOS, operating system, device drivers and applicationsenabled for Intel 64 architecture. Processors will not operate(including 32-bit operation) without an Intel 64architecture-enabled BIOS. Performance will vary depending on yourhardware and software configurations. See for more information.

(4) Savingscalculations based on PCMark 05 benchmark internal testing results.Customer results will vary. Variables include customer determinedpercentage of sleep state, idle state, productivity state and peakusage state. Also, manufacturing variability will affect thesavings a customer may see. HP advises customers to test a systemwith an 80 PLUS supply in their environment to determine potentialsavings.

(5) Based oncalculations using the U.S.-Climate Technology Cooperation(U.S.-CTC)

(6) SURVEYORlicenses must be purchased separately and are available as anoption from HP.

Intel and Core areeither trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation inthe United States and other countries. Energy Star is a U.S.registered mark of the United States Environmental ProtectionAgency.

This news releasecontains forward-looking statements that involve risks,uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertaintiesmaterialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HPand its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially fromthose expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements andassumptions. All statements other than statements of historicalfact are statements that could be deemed forward-lookingstatements, including but not limited to statements of the plans,strategies and objectives of management for future operations; anystatements concerning expected development, performance or marketshare relating to products and services; anticipated operationaland financial results; any statements of expectation or belief; andany statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing.Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the execution andperformance of contracts by HP and its customers, suppliers andpartners; the achievement of expected results; and other risks thatare described in HP’s filings with the Securities and ExchangeCommission, including but not limited to HP’s Annual Report on Form10-K for the fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2007. HP assumes noobligation and does not intend to update these forward-lookingstatements.

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