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Press Release Summary:

Powered by Intel(TM) Celeron® or Pentium(TM) 4 processors with integrated L2 cache, Think Express models of ThinkCentre(TM) A51 systems incorporate Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 and Intel 915G or 915GV core chipset. Computers feature Hyper-Threading technology, 8 USB 2.0 ports, and integrated 10/100 or gigabit Ethernet. Supplied in steel enclosure, they support up to 4 Gb DDR2 system memory and come with software tools to backup and protect data.

Original Press Release:

New IBM Think Express Models of the ThinkCentre A51 Systems Offer Excellent Performance at Competitive Prices

At a glance

The new ThinkCentre A51 systems for small and medium business offer:

Excellent performance and room for growth:

Fast Intel processors

Integrated 10/100 or gigabit Ethernet

Outstanding 2D/3D graphics performance for demanding graphics applications

ThinkVantage technologies that can help:

Make computing simpler

Lower your total cost

Increase PC availability and control


ThinkCentre(TM) A51 systems for small and medium business bring the best blend of essential features and technology, including eight USB 2.0 ports, Intel(TM) Graphics Media Accelerator 900 performance (selected models), Hyper-Threading technology (selected models), and powerful software tools to back up and protect your data.

These ThinkCentre A51 models are part of the U.S. Think Express program. The models are not available for special bid.

Great technology

Intel 915G or 915GV core chipset

Intel Celeron® or Pentium(TM) 4 processors with integrated L2 cache

Durable steel enclosure that supports optional large-screen TFT flat-panel and CRT displays (sold separately)

Support for up to 4 GB of double data rate 2 (DDR2) system memory1

Tools for support and system expansion

Rescue and Recovery(TM) software: One-button recovery solution that lets you restore your previously saved system image including data, applications, and operating system

Access IBM software: Easy access to key ThinkVantage(TM) technologies and IBM service and support2

Easy-to-service chassis design: Helps maximize uptime, make upgrades easy, and make repairs fast with toolless cover removal, toolless slots, and internal bays that flip up and allow components to slide in on rails

Easy-to-access high-speed USB 2.0 ports make it easy to add options like scanners, external data backup, and other devices

Optimized for connectivity

10/100 or gigabit Ethernet integrated

IBM service and support

Worldwide service and support3

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1 Maximum capacity may require the replacement of the standard component with the largest supported component available.

2 Requires Internet access account, not included. Support available during the limited warranty period.

3 International Warranty Service (IWS) is available in any country in which this product is sold and serviced. Service delivery methods and parts availability vary by country, may be different from that in the country of purchase, and are subject to change without notice. Fees and restrictions may apply in some countries.

Planned availability

April 2005

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