Workstation delivers scalable multiprocessor performance.

Press Release Summary:

Express model of IntelliStation® Z Pro workstation is powered by dual 3.0 GHz, SMP-capable Intel(TM) Xeon processors with EM64T and 2 Mb L2 cache. Unit supports 16 Gb PC2-3200 ECC DDR2 SDRAM RDIMM memory and Advanced PCI Express graphics 3D using NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400 graphics adapter. Product comes with integrated Ultra320 and SATA support, 73 Gb 10,000 rpm Ultra320 SCSI HDD, and CD-RW. It also offers integrated Gigabit Ethernet, mirroring, and IEEE 1394.

Original Press Release:

New IBM IntelliStation Z Pro Express Model Delivers Fast Intel Xeon processors with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology and 2 MB L2 Cache

At a glance

The new IntelliStation Z Pro Express model delivers scalable multiprocessor performance, the latest performance-driven technologies, graphics, and outstanding service and support.

Intel Xeon dual processors at 3.0 GHz1 with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T)

Supports 16 GB2,3 of PC2-3200 ECC double date rate (DDR2) SDRAM RDIMM memory when 4 GB PC2-3200 ECC DDR2 RDIMM memory becomes available

Advanced PCI Express graphics 3D using the NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400 graphics adapter

Integrated Ultra320 and Serial-ATA (SATA) support

High-performance 73 GB 10,000 rpm Ultra320 SCSI HDD


Integrated Gigabit Ethernet, mirroring, and IEEE 1394

Rack-mountable tower system with six slots, six bays, five fans, and 530-watt power supply with power factor correction (PFC)

System hardware warranty - Three-year warranty4 on parts and on-site5 labor


An Express model of the IntelliStation® Z Pro workstation delivers high-powered processing speed with an SMP-capable Intel(TM) Xeon microprocessor. This dependable workstation can help reduce project turnaround times in engineering, business, media creation, and scientific applications.

Express Portfolio: Select configurations of IntelliStation systems are part of the IBM Express Portfolio program - Designed, developed, and priced to meet the specific needs of mid-sized businesses. These systems are easy to acquire, install, and manage. They leverage IBM technology to provide tangible solutions to help you solve business problems in an on-demand world.

Features of the Express program:

Everyday low price

Additional supply planned to help establish business continuity and enable on-demand for small and medium business environments

Solutions configured to match the business needs of small and medium business customers

Solid performance

3.0 GHz dual Intel Xeon 2 MB cache microprocessors with EM64T

2 GB PC2-3200 ECC DDR2 SDRAM RDIMM memory

Integrated SATA

73 GB 10,000 rpm Ultra320 SCSI HDD


NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400 graphics adapter

Outstanding support: The highly reliable IntelliStation Z Pro systems features a three-year limited warranty on parts and labor.

Planned availability date

April 20, 2005

Reference information

1 GHz only measures microprocessor internal clock speed, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance.

2 GB equals 1,000,000,000 bytes when referring to HDD or memory capacity; actual capacity may be different.

3 Maximum memory may require replacement of standard memory with optional maximum memory modules.

4 For information on the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, call 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378) or contact your IBM representative or reseller. Copies are available upon request.

5 You may be asked certain diagnostic questions before a technician is sent.

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