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ThinkCentre(TM) M51 series provides stable platform with Intel(TM) Graphics Media Accelerator 900 performance and 8 USB 2.0 ports. Powered by Intel Pentium(TM) 4 processors 520, 530, and 540, all with 800 MHz FSB, system utilizes Intel 915G core chipset and incorporates IBM Embedded Security Subsystem. It supports for up to 4 GB of 400 MHz PC-3200 DDR1 SDRAM memory and features steel enclosure, serial ATA HDD, and Rescue and Recovery(TM) with Rapid Restore(TM) software.



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New IBM ThinkCentre M51 Systems Offer Affordability and the Security and Software to Protect Your Data



Overview

The ThinkCentre(TM) M51 series is the next stable platform from IBM that offers a blend of essential features and technology, including Intel(TM) Graphics Media Accelerator 900 performance, eight USB 2.0 ports, numerous security features, and powerful software tools to backup and protect your data - all at an affordable price.

Intel Pentium(TM) 4 processors

· Pentium 4 Processor 520 supporting Hyper-Threading Technology

- Clock speed: 2.80 GHz
- L2 cache: 1 MB
- FSB: 800 MHz

· Pentium 4 Processor 530 supporting Hyper-Threading Technology

- Clock speed: 3.00 GHz
- L2 cache: 1 MB
- FSB: 800 MHz

· Pentium 4 Processor 540 supporting Hyper-Threading Technology

- Clock speed: 3.20 GHz
- L2 cache: 1 MB
- FSB: 800 MHz

M51 family leadership design

· Intel 915G core chipset

· IBM Embedded Security Subsystem

· Support for up to 4 GB of 400 MHz PC-3200 DDR1 SDRAM memory1

· Durable steel enclosure supports optional large-screen TFT Flat Panel and CRT displays (sold separately)

· Serial ATA HDD

· Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 support

Easy to use and manage

· The M51 systems provide easy-to-access high-speed USB 2.0 ports

· Rescue and Recovery(TM) with Rapid Restore(TM) software offers a one-button recovery solution that lets you restore your previously saved system image including data, applications, and operating system

· Access IBM software provides easy access to key IBM ThinkVantage(TM) technologies and IBM service and support

· The easy-to-service desktop and tower chassis designs helps maximize uptime, make upgrades easy, and make repairs fast with tool-less cover removal, tool-less slots, and internal bays that flip up and allow components to slide in on rails

Optimized for connectivity

· Integrated Gigabit Ethernet (standard on all models)

IBM service and support

Service and support available globally.

For up-to-date marketing and technical information, visit the IBM Web site at

http://www.pc.ibm.com

1 For models without a separate video card, memory supports both system and video. Accessible system memory may be up to 128 MB less than the amount stated, depending on video mode.

Planned availability

August 2004

At a glance

The ThinkCentre M51 systems offer:

· Excellent performance and room for growth:

- Fast Intel Pentium 4 processors

- Integrated Gigabit Ethernet

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

· Innovative tool-less mechanical designs for easy upgradeability and service support

· ThinkVantage technologies which can:

- Help make computing simpler

- Help lower your total cost

- Help increase PC availability and control

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