New Releases...IBM PC 300

From IBM, the small and affordable PC 300 is designed for a broad range of applications, with four models specifically configured for K-12 education customers. Its base price (starting at $679) includes a choice of educational software products. The PCs are easily set up and maintained, and are ideal for space-constrained environments. The newest PC 300 features a choice of an Intel Pentium III 600 MHz processor with a 133 MHz front-side bus, a Pentium III 667 MHz processor with a 100 MHz front-side bus, or Intel Celeron 500, 533 or 600 MHz processors with a 66 MHz front-side bus. Built-in Ethernet 10/100 networking capability simplifies network setup.From IBM, the small and affordable PC 300 is designed for a broad range of applications, with four models specifically configured for K-12 education customers. Its base price (starting at $679) includes a choice of educational software products. The PCs are easily set up and maintained, and are ideal for space-constrained environments. The newest PC 300 features a choice of an Intel Pentium III 600 MHz processor with a 133 MHz front-side bus, a Pentium III 667 MHz processor with a 100 MHz front-side bus, or Intel Celeron 500, 533 or 600 MHz processors with a 66 MHz front-side bus. Built-in Ethernet 10/100 networking capability simplifies network setup.

The PCs include 32 or 64 MB of SDRAM, up to a maximum of 256 MB, and 5-gigabyte or 10-gigabyte SMART III, Ultra ATA/66 hard drives. The desktop model includes three low-profile PCI slots, three bays, two USB ports, one serial port and one parallel port. It also includes a full-size keyboard and mouse. A number of software programs, such as Windows 98 or NT, a Lotus SmartSuite Millennium license, Access IBM, PC-Doctor, ConfigSafe, Norton AntiVirus, Netscape Communicator, and Update Connector are also included. IBM, Redmond, WA, (888) SHOP-IBM, www.pc.ibm.com/us/businesspcs/.

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.

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