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IBM PC COMPANY ANNOUNCES PS/2 SERVER PRICE CUTS, RESPONDING SWIFTLY TO THE COMPETITION

 SOMERS, N.Y., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The IBM Personal Computer Company today announced it will cut prices on selected models of Personal System/2(asterisk) (PS/2(asterisk)) servers, a move that comes within 48 hours of similar actions from the competition.
 "Since its inception, the PS/2 server has been a leader in function, value and price. With this price reduction today, IBM continues to deliver full-function products with exceptional value to our customers," said David Andonian, director of premium brands, IBM PC Company, North America. "Today's move shows that IBM will remain competitive by responding quickly to the market. We're committed to retaining our position as the industry leader, and our customers should know that."
 The price cuts affect five models of the PS/2 Model 85 and Model 95 line of servers.
 In addition, IBM reduced the price of a PS/2 SCSI hard drive. The 1GB drive is now priced at $2,665, down from $3,165.
 New PS/2 Server Prices
 Server Model Old Price New Price Standard Configuration
 PS/2 Model 85-OX6 $3,875 $3,800 33 MHz 486SX;
 8MB RAM;
 2.88 diskette;
 104MB hard drive
 PS/2 Model 85-OXA $4,260 $4,235 33 MHz 486SX;
 8MB RAM;
 2.88 diskette;
 212MB hard drive
 PS/2 Model 85-OXF $5,005 $4,765 33 MHz 486SX;
 8MB RAM;
 2.88 diskette;
 400MB hard drive
 PS/2 Model 95-OMF $11,995 $11,300 50 MHz 486DX;
 16MB ECC RAM;
 2.88 diskette;
 400MB hard drive
 PS/2 Model 95-OMT $13,060 $12,365 50 MHz 486DX;
 16MB ECC RAM;
 2.88 diskette;
 1GB hard drive
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 -0- 5/20/93
 /CONTACT: Michael Corrado of IBM, 914-766-3929/
 (IBM)


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