Workstation supports advanced 3D graphics.

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Powered by SMP-capable, 3.2 GHz Intel(TM) Xeon single/dual processors, IntelliStation® Z Pro models deliver scalable multiprocessor performance in rack-mountable towers with 6 slots, 6 bays, 3 fans, and 425 W power supply with PFC. Units support NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100 3D graphics and up to 8 GB of PC2100 CL2.5 ECC DDR SDRAM DIMM memory. They also include integrated Gigabit Ethernet, mirroring, and IEEE 1394, in addition to Microsoft Windows XP Pro.

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New IBM IntelliStation Z Pro Models Deliver Fast Intel Xeon Processors with New Graphics for Outstanding Performance

At a glance

New IntelliStation Z Pro models deliver scalable multiprocessor performance, the latest technologies, graphics, and outstanding service and support.

· Intel Xeon single or dual processors at 3.2 GHz1

· Supports up to 8 GB2 of PC2100 CL2.5 ECC DDR SDRAM DIMM memory

· Advanced 3D graphics: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100

· HDDs:

- Integrated ATA-100 EIDE support
- Integrated Ultra320 support
- High-performance 10,000 rpm Ultra320 SCSI or 7,200 rpm ATA-100 EIDE HDDs with S.M.A.R.T.

· Choice of optical devices:

- CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combination

· Integrated Gigabit Ethernet, integrated mirroring, and integrated IEEE 1394 on selected models

· Rack-mountable tower system with six slots, six bays, three fans, and 425-watt power supply with power factor correction (PFC)

· Microsoft Windows XP Professional

· DOS 2k license (model 66x and 68x)

· System hardware warranty - IBM on-site3 repair (IOR) three years, parts and labor


Take advantage of the multitasking, multithreaded application power of the latest IntelliStation® Z Pro models. New technologies and an outstanding system design help you achieve the next level of creativity and reduce project turnaround times.

These Z Pro systems are ideal for digital content creation, finance, engineering, petroleum/chemical, life sciences, and high-end computing segments.

Solid performance

· SMP-capable Intel(TM) Xeon microprocessor at 3.2 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache, and 1 MB L3 cache
· PC2100 CL2.5 double data rate (DDR) ECC SDRAM DIMM
· Dual Ultra320 SCSI and ATA-100 EIDE HDD subsystems
· Choice of S.M.A.R.T. HDDs:
- 36.4 GB 10,000 rpm Ultra320SCSI
- 40 GB 7,200 rpm ATA-100 EIDE

Compelling graphics

Introducing new advanced 3D graphics for top price/performance: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100

Outstanding support

The highly reliable IntelliStation Z Pro systems feature a three-year limited warranty4 on parts and on-site labor.

· For the latest information on safe and effective computing, visit

· Maximum physical memory is 8 GB running under select Linux distributions; addressable capacity will be less. Maximum physical memory is 4 GB running under Microsoft(TM) Windows(TM) XP Professional operating system; addressable capacity will be less.

Planned availability date

March 19, 2004

1 GHz measures only 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 You may be asked certain diagnostic questions before a technician is sent.

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.

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