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Gateway Offers Increased Power with New Intel Pentium II Xeon Processors.

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 1999--

Gateway adds Intel Pentium II Xeon 450MHz processor and 2MB cache offerings to ALR 9200 four-way enterprise server

Gateway (NYSE: GTW) today announced the availability of its ALR(R) 9200 server with the new Intel(R) Pentium(R) II Xeon(TM) processor at 450MHz. In addition to supporting the faster clock speed on four-way enterprise servers, Intel Pentium II Xeon processors come with up to 2MB cache for increased performance. Incorporating Intel's new Pentium II Xeon processor at 450MHz and up to 2MB-cache technology, the Gateway(TM) ALR(R) 9200 offers its enterprise-level server customers a performance increase of up to 23% compared to a 400MHz-powered ALR 9200 with 1MB cache.

"Gateway is the first server manufacturer to incorporate Intel's Xeon technology across its entire line of servers designed for workgroup, departmental, and enterprise-level applications," said Chris Schlieter, product manager for Advanced Server Systems, Gateway. "This allows corporations to implement Intel's Pentium II Xeon technology at 450MHz across the enterprise, whether its needed for two-way processing in departmental or workgroup environments or in a four-way, mission-critical enterprise-wide server."

The ALR 9200 servers with faster processing and expansive cache sizes are available in compact, mid-sized towers as well as rack-mounted options and offer configurations to address a wide range of applications and client requirements.

About the Gateway ALR 9200

The enterprise-level ALR 9200 servers will be available January 11 with increased processing capabilities and will include the following features:

-- Up to four Pentium II 450MHz Xeon processors -- Intel 450NX chipset with 100MHz system bus -- Choice of 2MB, 1MB or 512KB ECC L2 cache per processor -- 256MB ECC EDO RAM, expandable up to 4GB -- Dual-channel Ultra2 SCSI controller -- Six Hot Swap drive bays -- PCI/ISA bus architecture -- Dual 400W power supply subsystems with optional third Hot Plug

Redundant power supply -- Integrated 32-bit PCI Graphics with 2MB DRAM -- 104 key keyboard; 2-button mouse, -- Server Management Software -- 30 Day Network Operating System Support

The ALR 9200 configurations listed below are exceptional performers, but each Gateway server may be custom-configured for the specific needs of enterprise networks through www.gateway.com/servers or by calling 1-800-315-2536.

-- Beginning at $7,999, the ALR 9200 is available with an Intel

Pentium II Xeon Processor at 450MHz with 512MB ECC Cache, 256MB

of EDO ECC DRAM, 4GB 7200 RPM Ultra 2 SCSI SCA Hard Drive, ADAC

A-466 Ultra 2 Single Channel RAID Controller Card with 4MB of

RAM, 3.5" 1.44MB diskette drive, 13Xmin./32Xmax. IDE CD-ROM,

Integrated Dual Channel PCI Ultra 2 SCSI Controller and

Integrated Single Channel narrow SCSI, and PCI 10/100 Twisted

Pair Ethernet card. -- At $9,999, the identical ALR 9200 configuration is available with

an Intel Pentium II Xeon Processor at 450MHz with 1MB ECC Cache. -- For $12,999, the same ALR 9200 configuration is available with

the Intel Pentium II Xeon Processor at 450MHz with 2MB ECC Cache.

About Gateway

Gateway (NYSE: GTW), a Fortune 500 company founded in 1985, provides complete computing solutions for clients worldwide. The company has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Ireland and Malaysia and employs more than 16,000 people worldwide. Gateway products and services consistently win top awards from leading industry publications. Revenue for the year 1997 was $6.3 billion. For more information, visit Gateway at www.gateway.com.

Many Gateway products are engineered to Gateway specifications, which may vary from the retail versions of the software and/or hardware in functionality, performance or compatibility.

All prices and configurations are subject to change without notice or obligation. Prices do not include shipping and handling and any applicable taxes.

Call 1-800-GATEWAY or write to us at Gateway Terms & Conditions, P.O. Box 1951, North Sioux City, SD 57049-1951 for a free copy of our limited warranties, on-site service agreements, and installation agreements. If your Gateway technician determines an on-site visit is necessary, on-site service will be provided for product purchased and located in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Canada (excluding mice, keyboards, monitors and Solo portables). On-site and installation services are administered by PC Technology Services, Inc. See agreements for specific terms and limitations.
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