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  • 4 May 2005 16:17

New HP dx5150 Business PC Delivers Advanced Performance and Investment Protection

AMD AthlonTM 64 and Sempron TM processors provide businesses with Enhanced Performance and Productivity Sydney, Australia, 4 May 2005 – Hewlett-Packard (HP) today launched its HP dx5150 Business PC series, which features high performance AMD 64-bit technology. The HP dx5150 is specifically designed for businesses that demand the ultimate in performance and reliability in one low cost solution.

The HP dx5150 comes standard with award-winning AMD AthlonTM 64 and Sempron TM processors, an ATI RADEON® XPRESS 200 chipset and ATI RADEON® 9600 Integrated Graphics, delivering outstanding quality and performance as well as increased productivity through standard dual-display support. The HP dx5150 provides advanced features including the AMD AthlonTM 64 processor 3000+, 40 GB hard drive, 512MB Synch DRAM, 48X CDROM and Windows XP Pro Operating System from just $1000 inc GST .

“The HP dx5150 Business PC delivers increased performance and investment protection by supporting 64-bit processors. The HP dx5150 can be designed to suit the specific needs of any business with the flexibility to choose between a range of configurations and processor speeds,” said Kevin Yap, Market Development Manager, Enterprise Desktops, HP Australia. Coupled with support for the new Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition 64-bit operating system, dual-channel DDR400 memory, high-performance serial ATA hard drives, and an x16 PCI-Express slot, the HP dx5150 is ready to handle the most challenging business applications. The system also features AMD’s Cool ‘n Quiet™ technology, which reduces processor power consumption and fan noise.

The HP dx5150 includes the latest AMD Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) technology that works with Microsoft Windows XP SP2 to protect against viruses. Other security features available include a hood cover security loop with optional cable and lock, and a Kensington cable lock slot. An integrated RAID controller provides hassle-free automated back-up and recovery, minimising the impact of hard disk failure.

The HP dx5150 is supplied with local (hard disk) recovery software and HP Client Management Software is available for free download from the Web; making it easier to deploy, manage and transition PCs into a networked environment.

More information on these desktops is available at

For product review information please contact Kate Mills on 02 9928 1517 or

About HP HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company’s offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2005, HP revenue totaled $81.8 billion. More information about HP is available at

Editorial contacts: Brad Swiney Hewlett-Packard 02 9022 1029

Alex Lacey Burson-Marsteller 02 9928 1531 alex_lacey

Hewlett-Packard 3 Richardson Place North Ryde, Australia

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