Computers come with software to back-up and protect data.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring steel enclosure with tool-less mechanical design that facilitates servicing and upgrades, ThinkCentre(TM) S51 Series incorporates Intel(TM) processors, Graphics Media Accelerator 900, and 915GV core chipset. It supports up to 2 Gb DDR1 SDRAM and comes equipped with Hyper-Threading technology, Serial ATA HDD, and Rescue and Recovery(TM) software. Connectivity is provided via USB 2.0 ports and integrated gigabit Ethernet.

Original Press Release:

New IBM ThinkCentre S51 Systems Offer Intel Processor Technology, Security, and Software Tools to Back-Up and Protect Your Data

At a glance

Benefits of the ThinkCentre S51 systems include:

Excellent performance and room for growth:

Fast Intel processors

Integrated gigabit Ethernet

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

Innovative toolless mechanical design for easy upgrades and service support

ThinkVantage technologies that can help:

Make computing simpler

Lower your total cost

Increase PC availability and control


The ThinkCentre(TM) S51 series offers a blend of essential features and technology, including Intel(TM) Graphics Media Accelerator 900 performance, Intel processors, Hyper-Threading technology (selected models), and numerous security features.

Leadership design

Intel 915GV core chipset

Support for up to 2 GB of double data rate 1 (DDR1) SDRAM memory1

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

Serial ATA HDD

Easy to use and manage

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 small form factor chassis design: Maximizes uptime, makes upgrades easy, and makes 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

Optimized for connectivity

Integrated gigabit Ethernet

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 is 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

May 2005

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