COMPAQ PRICES ENHANCED EVO WORKSTATION W4000 AGGRESSIVELY.Providing the most powerful entry-level workstation for the graphics and data-intensive applications of design, technical and financial users, Compaq Computer Corporation's affordable Evo Workstation W4000 now delivers more power at an even more aggressive price with the new, more economical Double Data Rate (DDR (Double Data Rate) Refers to an SDRAM memory chip that increases performance by doubling the effective data rate of the frontside bus. For more details, see SDRAM.
DDR - Double Data Rate Random Access Memory ) memory.
"As DDR is being embraced by the industry for its performance in high-end consumer PCs and the storage and the server spaces, Compaq has also decided to expand its offerings with the Evo Workstation W4000," said Ramona Thibeault, Corporate Access Business Group vice president for North America at Compaq. "DDR memory provides competitive performance to traditional RDRAM (Rambus DRAM) Pronounced "r-d-ram." A dynamic RAM chip technology from Rambus, Inc., Los Altos, CA (www.rambus.com). Rambus licensed its memory designs to semiconductor companies, which manufactured the chips. , with the advantage of allowing us to pass substantial cost savings on to our cost-sensitive customers."
The powerful, yet affordable Evo Workstation W4000 series brings Compaq's workstation offerings to small or more budget-conscious businesses. The new Evo Workstation W4000 DDR starts at just $1091, with the an Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz processor with new DDR memory and 32 MB Matrox G450 Dual Head graphics card, delivering affordable performance without straining the budget of the small business or entry-level workstation customer.
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The reliable Evo Workstation W4000 series also includes integrated solutions for easy management within an IT environment. Standard ECC memory with pre-failure notification provides a more stable platform, and Compaq's strong ISV partnerships have ensured that the W4000 is software-tested and certified on key workstation applications, which means no hardware/software conflicts and reduced total cost of ownership.
For more information about the Evo Workstation W4000 or other Compaq workstation offerings, visit http://www.compaq.com/products/workstations.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation (company) Compaq Computer Corporation - The largest US manufacturer and vendor of IBM PC compatible personal computers and servers. Compaq was started in 1982 by three ex-Texas Instruments employees.
Quarterly sales $2499M, profits $210M (Aug 1994).
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