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eMachines T3646 and T5254 Desktop PCs Announced


eMachines Introduces Affordable, Powerful New Desktop PCs That are Ideal for Work and Play

eMachines today introduced two new desktop PCs that deliver maximum value to students and home users. Featuring AMD processors and NVIDIA graphics, the new PCs are ideal for school work or home productivity applications, as well as entertainment and multimedia tasks.
An incredible value, the $299.99 eMachines T3646 has the power necessary for completing every day tasks and enjoying digital media. The eMachines T5254 increases the entertainment value, allowing customers to watch movies or manage music or photo libraries. At just $399.99, it’s an affordable solution for multimedia applications.

“Our new eMachines desktop PCs are powerful systems that won’t break the bank,” said Glenn Jystad, Gateway’s senior manager of desktops. “These systems include the right blend of technologies and features that make them affordable without sacrificing performance. AMD processors, NVIDIA graphics, fast hard drives, high definition audio and amplified speakers make these PCs ideal for today’s applications.”

eMachines T3646 – Affordable Fun, Everyday Performance
The eMachines T3646 desktop is an affordable solution for every day computing. The AMD Sempron™ LE-1250 processor boots and loads applications quickly and easily, delivering reliable, responsive performance. Featuring 1GB DDRW dual-channel memory, customers can send email, browse the Internet, create documents and burn music CDs or DVDs with ease. A high-speed 160GB SATA II hard drive(1) provides ample storage for digital media and documents.

eMachines T5254 Desktop – The Power to Multitask
The eMachines T5254 delivers the power to multitask and get more done in less time. Featuring a more powerful AMD Athlon™ Dual-Core processor, double the memory and double the hard drive capacity, the T5254 makes it a snap to manage a large media library, edit and store digital images or play games. The eMachines T5254 is available now at leading retailers for $39999. Visit for additional information.

Multimedia and Entertainment Capabilities
For those interested in watching movies and sharing photo albums on their PC, the new systems include NVIDIA GeForce integrated graphics, which delivers smooth, rich video for a first-rate viewing experience. In addition, a SuperMulti drive allows burning DVDs and CDs on any type of disc format. 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.

Pre-loaded with Microsoft Works 9.0, consumers can instantly get productive, sending email, managing spreadsheets and creating documents. Windows Vista and a 60-day trial of Norton Internet Security includes parental controls and built-in protection against the latest viruses and spyware.


eMachines T3646 eMachines T5254
Processor AMD Sempron LE-1250 AMD Athlon BE-2350 (Dual-Core)
System Bus 2.2GHz / 512KB L2 cache / 1600MHz system bus 2.1GHz / 2 x 512KB L2 cache / 2000MHz system bus
Chipset NVIDIA GeForce 6100 chipset
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 6100 integrated graphics
Memory 1024MB DDR2 memory, dual channel 2048MB DDR2 memory,dual channel
Hard Drive(1) 160GB SATA II (7200RPM, 8MB cache) 320GB SATA II(7200RPM, 8MB cache)
Optical Drive 16x DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti drive
Audio 6-channel (5.1) high-definition audio
Media Reader High-performance 15-in-1 digital media card reader
Expansion slots 6 – USB 2.0 ports (2 front, 4 rear)
Speakers Amplified stereo speakers (USB powered)
Display n/a n/a
Keyboard Multifunction keyboard
Mouse 2-button wheel mouse (PS/2)
O/S Windows Vista Home Basic Windows Vista Home Premium

eMachines World-Class Software, Service and Support
Protecting the customer’s data and investment, the new eMachines PCs are pre-installed with eMachines Internet Security Bundle. This includes a 60-day trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite™ (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Anti-Spyware, Firewall and Parental Control)(2). A pro-active service tool called BigFix is included on all eMachines systems(3). 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(4). For more information on eMachines products, customers can visit

About eMachines
eMachines, a leading retail PC brand, is part of the Gateway family of technology products that is recognized for its world-class customer service and support. Gateway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer Inc., the world’s third-largest PC company.

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(1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes.
(2) 90 days of LiveUpdate feature included. Internet connection required.
(3) Internet connection required.
(4) Limited warranties and service agreements apply; visit or call 1-877-837-2556 for a free copy. Service agreements are issued and performed by third parties. May not be available in all locations. Phone charges may apply for tech support.

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