eMachines Delivers Affordable New Desktop PCs to Help Students Get Ready for Fall Studies
eMachines today introduced a new line of desktop PCs ideal for home PC users and students heading back to school this fall. The new line of value-priced PCs feature powerful processors and exciting multimedia features, making them ready to take on the latest entertainment and productivity applications, as well as educational projects and presentations. Complementing the new PCs are two eMachines LCD displays.
“Choosing the right computer to best fit your needs and budget can be daunting, especially for students heading away from home,” said Glenn Jystad, senior manager for eMachines desktops. “These new eMachines desktop PCs offer a range of performance levels and features that not only meet the computing needs of students and families, but offer attractive prices that will appeal to today’s budget conscious consumers.”
eMachines T3656 — Everyday Computing for Affordable Fun and Productivity
Priced at just $299.99 (MSRP), the eMachines T3656 desktop PC provides the features and functionality needed for day-to-day computing activities, entertainment applications and staying in touch with friends and family. This PC features the Intel Celeron processor and 1GB DDR2 memory, making it perfect for taking advantage of the latest digital media and productivity applications. A large 160GB hard drive makes it easy to store digital media and important documents quickly and easily.
eMachines T5274 — Multitasking Performance
Combining value with solid performance, the eMachines T5274 desktop priced at $399.99 (MSRP) is ideal for users who need to multitask. Featuring the Intel Pentium Dual-Core processor and 2GB DDR2 memory, the eMachines T5274 delivers dual-core performance and ample memory for multitasking and enjoying multimedia applications such as games, videos and music. The 320GB SATA II hard drive provides ample room for storing photos, movies and files.
eMachines W3653 — Complete Computing Package
For only $498 (MSRP), the eMachines W3653 offers users a complete computing package by combining the power and performance of the desktop PC with a high quality eMachines 17″ Widescreen LCD. The PC features the Intel Celeron Dual-Core processor and 1GB DDR2 memory for running multiple entertainment and productivity applications simultaneously. Users can store digital media and other files on the large 320GB SATA II hard drive.
Multimedia and Entertainment Capabilities
The three eMachines desktop PCs are ideal for users who enjoy digital media and entertainment. The SuperMulti drive makes it easy to burn and play back MP3 music, video, photos and other content on CD and DVD. A high-speed 15-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader provides instant access to photos, video and music from virtually any portable consumer electronic device. Six USB ports allow users to easily connect peripherals and electronic devices such as MP3 players and digital cameras. For a rich audio experience, the new PCs also come with 6-channel high-definition audio and amplified stereo speakers.
Pre-loaded with Microsoft Works 9.0, consumers can instantly get productive, sending email, managing spreadsheets and creating documents. Microsoft Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 is also included, providing a more secure and reliable computing environment.
eMachines Displays Offer Affordable, High-Quality Viewing
To complement the new desktop PCs, there are two eMachines widescreen LCDs that provide an enhanced the viewing experience for all types of digital media. The eMachines 17″ Widescreen LCD, priced at $189.99 (MSRP), is ideal for consumers that want a high-quality, affordable LCD. It features a 1440 x 900 resolution, 600:1 contrast ratio and quick 8ms response time for excellent visual quality.
Priced at $209.99 (MSRP), the eMachines 19″ Widescreen LCD offers an intense visual experience with 720p High-Definition support and an 800:1 contrast ratio. In addition to the 1440 x 900 resolution and a fast 5ms response time, the display supports DVI with High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) for viewing digital movies and copy protected content.
eMachines World-Class Software, Service and Support
Helping to protect the customer’s data and investment, the new eMachines PCs are pre-installed with eMachines Comprehensive Security Bundle. This includes a 60-day trial of Norton 360 All-in-One Security (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Anti-Spyware and Firewall)(1). A pro-active service tool called BigFix is included on all eMachines systems(2). With the customer’s permission, BigFix identifies and sends messages offering updates to enhance the performance or capabilities of the PC.
The company’s extensive online support center helps customers maximize their PC investment; it gives them easy access to customer support representatives and information on important issues such as warranties, technical issues and upgrading. The eMachines line of PCs comes with a standard one-year limited warranty(3). For more information on eMachines products, customers can visit www.emachines.com.