Notebook Computer features Pentium M processor.

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ThinkPad® R50 utilizes Intel Pentium(TM) M processor at 1.6 or 1.7 GHz with Intel SpeedStep technology and 1 MB on-board L2 cache. Slim design measures only 1.46-1.58 in. and includes 15 in. XGA or SXGA+ TFT display with 1400 x 1050 resolution. Unit offers choice of ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 or 9000 video chipset. Other features include Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, 56 K V.90 modem, and ThinkVantage(TM) Active Protection System for HDD protection.



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New Models of the IBM ThinkPad R50 Notebook Feature Intel Pentium M Processing Power



At a glance
The ThinkPad R50 notebook delivers outstanding features, including:
o Powerful Intel Pentium M processor at 1.6 or 1.7 GHz with
enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology and 1 MB of on-board L2 cache
o Wireless upgradeable models
o IEEE 1394 port
o Bluetooth wireless technology on selected models
o UltraConnect(TM) antenna
o Ultrabay Enhanced modular drive bay
o Access IBM button, modular Ultrabay Enhanced, and ThinkLight
o Support for optional ThinkPad Dock II, ThinkPad Mini-Dock, or
ThinkPad Port Replicator II
o Brilliant 381-mm (15-inch) active matrix FlexView display with wide viewing angle and high density featuring 1400 x 1050 resolution for enhanced brightness and contrast on selected models
o Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
o 56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed)
o RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors; two USB 2.0 ports; infrared port
o Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Group (TCG)-compliant (requires download of security software from IBM)
o Windows XP Professional and selected applications installed
o EasyServ on-site pickup and delivery
o IBM Universal Manageability (UM) solutions
o HelpCenter 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378)

Overview
The new models of the ThinkPad® R50 notebook include Intel(TM)
processors for exceptional computing power at an affordable
price.

Feel the power
o Powerful Intel Pentium(TM) M processor at 1.6 or 1.7 GHz with
enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology and 1 MB of on-board L2 cache
o Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
o 56 K V.90 modem (V.92-designed)
o Wireless upgradable
o Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Professional and selected applications installed
o System memory expandable to a maximum of 2 GB

Count the benefits
o Sleek design; 37 to 40 mm (1.46 to 1.58 in) slim
o 381-mm (15-in) XGA or SXGA+ TFT display
o Choice of ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 video chipset or ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 video chipset on selected 15-in models
o New easy-loading Ultrabay(TM) Enhanced modular drive bay
o Support for optional ThinkPad Dock II, ThinkPad Mini-Dock, or
ThinkPad Port Replicator II
o PC card slot (type 1, 2, and 3 compatible)
o 8x max DVD drive; 24x-24x-24x-8x maximum CD-RW/DVD-ROM; Ultrabay(TM) Enhanced drive 40 or 60 GB HDD
o Access IBM button; ThinkLight® keyboard light; individual volume up, down, and mute buttons
o UltraNav(TM) dual-pointing system, featuring TrackPoint® and
customized touch pad for the ultimate in pointing flexibility
o RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors; standard ports including S-Video
out

All models of ThinkPad notebook systems meet the EPA ENERGY
STAR 10 requirements for using less than 15 watts of power in sleep mode when enabled by the power management software provided with the systems

Exciting new technology
The IBM Active Protection system, a ThinkVantage(TM) technology, helps protect your HDD from some damage that could be caused by shock. A system board-mounted sensor continuously monitors your ThinkPad notebook for sudden movement, and temporarily stops the HDD when a fall or similar damage event is predicted.

Optional ImageUltra(TM) services
Selected ThinkPad notebooks are enabled for ImageUltra. For more information, visit: http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/accessories/services/imageultra.html

Excellent service
o EasyServ on-site pickup and delivery
o One-year limited warranty with 24-hour, 7-day-a-week
HelpCenterâ support for warranty issues during the warranty period (response times may vary; may exclude some holidays)

Planned availability
January 2004

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