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MICRON COMPUTER INC., INTRODUCES NEW LINE OF MULTIMEDIA WORKSTATIONS AND INTEGRATES CD-ROM DRIVES IN ALL SYSTEMS

 NAMPA, Idaho, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Micron Computer Inc., today introduced a line of multimedia personal computer (PC) systems based on the company's award-winning Magnum series. The new 486VL Magnum MPC line is a direct derivative of the 466VL Magnum which received the industry's top awards from both PC Magazine and PC World. Micron also announced that it is leading the marketplace with the integration of CD-ROM drives into all systems.
 Micron's 486VL Magnum MPC is specially configured to meet the changing needs of today's high-end multimedia applications with MPC-compliant dual speed 280ms CD-ROM drive; advanced 16-bit CD-quality sound card; 8MB (expandable to 64MB) high-speed Micron Semiconductor Inc., memory; VESA local bus 32-bit architecture; ultrafast Diamond Viper VLB graphics accelerator; 15-inch SVGA color monitor; and choice of application software from WordPerfect(R) or Borland. Systems in the Magnum MPC line are available with several processors: 486SX 33MHz ($2,399), 486DX 33MHz ($2,499) and 486DX2 66MHz ($2,699).
 "We strongly feel CD-ROM drives should no longer be considered optional equipment," stated Pete Scamardo, director of marketing and srategic planning, adding "CD-ROM titles are flooding the market and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future." All Micron systems ship with MS DOS 6.0 and Windows(TM) 3.1 on CD or Windows NT(TM) on CD.
 Micron Computer Inc., based in Boise, manufactures high performance personal computer systems and related products. The company is a subsidiary of Micron Technology Inc., whose common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Inc. (NYSE) under the symbol MU.
 WordPerfect is a registered trademark of WordPerfect Corp. Windows and Windows NT are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
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 /CONTACT: Pete Scamardo, or Micron Computer Inc., 208-465-3434/
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