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DELL WORKSTATIONS OFFER TECHNOLOGY FROM SILICON GRAPHICS.

Dell Computer Corporation (NASDAQ:DELL), a direct computer systems company, is offering the all-digital Silicon Graphics 1600SW 17.3-inch flat-panel monitor as an option for Dell Precision WorkStation customers. Available from the Dell Precision WorkStation Web site at http://www.dell.com/products/workstat/, the Silicon Graphics 1600SW digital flat-panel monitor offers state-of-the-art screen resolution, color quality and fast pixel response to generate smooth, artifact-free video and animation. The monitor's SuperWide format, similar to High-Definition Television (HDTV), provides a 16:10 aspect ratio and 1600x1024 resolution, capable of displaying two full pages of information simultaneously. "The extraordinary digital display technology offered by Silicon Graphics complements the award-winning design and performance of Dell Precision WorkStations," said Jeff Clarke, vice president, Dell Precision WorkStations. "We believe customers will also find the price/performance ratio of Dell systems to be more compelling than that offered by other vendors." The 1600SW flat-panel monitor is powered by the Revolution IV-FP, a 32MB graphics accelerator from Number Nine Visual Technology Corporation. Number Nine's graphics card uses a dual graphics pipeline and dedicated digital path from the graphics card to the display, delivering superior image quality and consistency for smooth video-conferencing, full-screen MPEG video, professional applications or game development. Combining a large viewing format and ultra-high resolution, the Silicon Graphics 1600SW flat-panel monitor provides resolutions at 110 dots-per-inch (dpi), more than most high-end flat-panel monitors, which typically provide less than 90 dpi. This difference is best seen in the fine quality of images, where even the smallest details are cleanly viewed and jagged edges are minimized. Prices for Dell Precision WorkStations configured with the digital Silicon Graphics 1600SW flat-panel monitor start at $4,222. About Dell Dell is a vendor of workstations running the Windows NT operating system. Dell Precision WorkStations are intended for professional users who demand exceptional performance in the computer-aided design (CAD), geographic information systems (GIS), digital content creation (DCC), computer animation, software development and financial analysis markets. Dell Precision WorkStations are designed to support Windows 2000. All of Dell's workstation products are dual-processor-capable, and the product family members are the Dell Precision WorkStation 210 and 410, based on the Intel Pentium II processor, and the Dell Precision WorkStation 610, based on the Intel Pentium II Xeon processor. A full list of prices and configurations for these systems can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.dell.com/products/workstat/. Ranked No. 125 among the Fortune 500 companies and No. 363 in the Fortune Global 500, Dell Computer Corporation is a direct computer systems company, based on revenues of $16.8 billion for the past four quarters. Dell designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to customer requirements and offers an extensive selection of software and peripherals. For more information, call 512/728-1226.
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Date:Feb 1, 1999
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