HP Microtower Micropriced

By SmallBusinessComputing.com Staff | Posted July 07, 2003
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HP has introduced an affordable, high-quality desktop PC for small- and medium-sized businesses. The HP Compaq Business Desktop d220 Microtower features your choice of an Intel Pentium 4 or Celeron processor and offers three PCI expansion slots, two double data rate (DDR) memory slots and five drive bays — all this in a compact microtower platform for under $500.

"Our SMB customers are looking to maximize their IT investment, and the combination of low purchase price and consistent, reliable performance in the HP Compaq d220 provides value-seeking businesses a solid platform choice," said Keith LeFebvre, vice president of business desktop division, Americas, HP Personal Systems Group.

The HP Compaq Business Desktop d220 is designed to keep IT simple, with your choice of customizable or pre-configured solutions optimized for small businesses. Customized solutions, available beginning July 7, start at an estimated U.S. street price of $349 with an Intel Celeron 2.0-gigahertz processor, 40-gigabyte hard drive and 128-megabyte DDR SDRAM. Customers also can opt for an Intel Pentium 4 2.4-gigahertz processor, 40-gigabyte hard drive and 128-megabyte DDR SDRAM for as low as $499.

For customers interested in pre-configured solutions with an Intel Celeron 2.0-gigahertz processor, pricing starts at an estimated $429. Or, for customers requiring additional processing power, the HP Compaq d220 is available pre-configured with a 2.4-gigahertz Intel Pentium 4 processor, 40-gigabyte hard drive, 512-megabyte DDR SDRAM, integrated Intel Extreme Graphics, DVD+RW/CD-RW combo drive, six USB 2.0 ports and Microsoft Windows XP Professional — priced at $799.

HP Compaq desktops are available with the latest operating systems from Microsoft, as well as a Linux offering from Mandrake. The HP Compaq d220 offers a choice of Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home or Mandrake's Linux v9.1, providing small businesses with added versatility often needed for today's mixed-use environments.

The HP Compaq Business Desktop d220 Microtower is now available directly from HP or through authorized resellers.

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