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AMBRA ADDS PCI TO ITS PENTIUM OFFERINGS; DELIVERS MAXIMUM PENTIUM PERFORMANCE FOR UNDER $3,500

 RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AMBRA(TM) Computer Corporation today announced the availability of its PCI local bus Pentium(TM) technology which can be custom-configured to deliver maximum PCI performance for under $3,500.
 The DP60 PCI entry-level system, priced at $2,799, allows buyers to experience PCI technology at a very economical cost. It includes Intel(R)'s superscaler 60 MHz Pentium processor, 64-bit data path, 8MB of RAM (expandable to 128MB), 256KB processor cache, a 340MB hard drive, a 3.5" diskette drive, seven expansion slots (4 ISA, 2 PCI, 1 PCI/ISA), six storage bays, a PCI graphics accelerator, a 14" SVGA color monitor, MS-DOS(R) 6.0, Windows(TM) 3.1, a mouse and keyboard.
 For buyers interested in expanding PCI technology to its maximum potential, AMBRA is also offering a high end, fully-configured PCI Pentium system for $3,499. It features a 440MB hard drive, Diamond Viper's PCI graphics accelerator configured with 2MB of VRAM, a double speed CD-ROM drive, and a 15" flat square color monitor. This system also features Intel's superscaler 60MHz Petium processor, 64-bit data path, 8MB of RAM (expandable to 128MB), 256KB processor cache, a 3.5" diskette drive, seven expansion slots (4 ISA, 2 PCI, 1 PCI/ISA), six storage bays, MS-DOS 6.0, Windows 3.1, a mouse and keyboard.
 Drawing from the forefront, AMBRA has combined the Diamond Viper PCI video card with its top-of-the-line PCI Pentium system to capitalize on the strength of PCI. This high-powered PCI graphics board provides 24-bit True Color (up to 16 million hues), fast and flicker-free refresh rates, and super-rapid screen redraws. Configured with dual-ported 2MB of VRAM, it provides breakthrough 81 million Winmark performance.
 "AMBRA is delivering on its commitment to provide the enhanced buyer with the latest technology at aggressive prices," said David B. Middleton, president and CEO of AMBRA. "Our premier PCI Pentium system allows these users to experience Pentium at its best. By delivering 81 million Winmark performance, it is taking Windows applications to an entirely new realm."
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 The AMBRA systems are available through its toll-free order number -- 1-800-25 AMBRA. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all times Eastern. All system purchases are protected by a thirty-day money-back guarantee and a one-year limited warranty. Toll Free technical support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 AMBRA Computer Corporation
 AMBRA Computer Corporation is a wholly-owned IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM) subsidiary. AMBRA manufactures a full range of high-performance, industry-standard personal computers. The AMBRA product line is affordably priced and sold exclusively through the direct market channel.
 NOTE: AMBRA is a trademark of ICPI, Ltd. and used under license therefrom. IBM is a registered trademark of the International Business Machines Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
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 /CONTACT: Craig Conrad, of AMBRA Computer Corp., 919-713-1550, or Anne Marie Clark, of Cunningham Communication, 617-494-8202, for AMBRA Computer Corp./
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