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HP ships 333MHz PII workstation, cuts prices

Hewlett-Packard followed up its crowning as number one in NT workstations yesterday by releasing a 333MHz Pentium II model and cutting prices through its Kayak range.

List prices start at about £2,375 for a unit with 64Mb RAM, 6.4Gb hard disk, Cirrus Logic CL5465 AGP graphics card with 4MB Rambus RAM, and 24-speed CD-ROM drive. Volume availability will be from March.

HP cut prices by up to 23 per cent with immediate effect on the rest of the line.

The HP Kayak XW PC Workstation with dual-300MHz Pentium II processors, 128Mb SDRAM, HP Visualize fx4 or AccelECLIPSE OpenGL graphics accelerator, and dual 4.5Gb FastRAID hard drive has been reduced by 23 per cent to a street price of about £5,307 + VAT.