The tower is equipped with front-facing USB ports, a 6-in-1 Media Card Reader and audio connections.
Advanced Micro Devices E-350 Dual-Core processors, integrated AMD Radeon HD
6310 Discrete-Class Graphics and AMD Vision Technology, the Compaq 100B from
Hewlett-Packard is less than half the size of a traditional PC tower, the
company said, and offers an array of productivity, security and servicing
can handle up to 4GB of DDR3 (double data rate 3) SDRAM (synchronous dynamic
RAM), has an up to 1TB SATA hard drive and includes a SuperMulti DVD Drive for
quick data transfer. It's also equipped with front-facing USB ports, a 6-in-1
Media Card Reader and audio connections.
PC comes with HP's limited warranty, through optional HP Care Pack Services,
and includes free 24/7 telephone support. Businesses can also take advantage of
the Norton AntiVirus trial offer at no cost, delivering data, application and
network security for their business assets. The Compaq 100B starts at $259 and
is available now.
also expanded its consumer and business notebook portfolios with 11 models
utilizing AMD's latest Vision technology. Powered by AMD's A-series APUs
(accelerated processing units) that combine CPU cores and discrete-graphics
onto a single die of silicon, HP's notebooks offer solutions for consumers,
SMBs (small to medium-size businesses) and large corporations.
productivity is improved with AMD Vision Pro technology and AMD Radeon Dual
Graphics on the ProBook s-series and UMA graphics on the ProBook b-series,
enabling multitasking for video conferencing, Web browsing and graphics-intensive
applications. Additionally, AMD Turbo Core Technology balances performance and
battery life for more efficient computing, while AMD AllDay Power allows for
extended notebook runtime.
and AMD's relationship continues to evolve as we collaboratively make strides
to benefit customers through outstanding technology innovation and improved
performance," said Leslie Sobon, corporate vice president of worldwide
marketing for AMD. "AMD Fusion APUs offer the perfect mix of power, performance
and brilliant graphics to enable the next generation of digital experiences,
while Vision technology from AMD simplifies the PC purchasing experience."
for the Pavilion dv6 starts at $599.99 and the Pavilion dv7 starts at $699.99
and are expected to be available in July. The Pavilion g4 starts at $449.99,
the Pavilion g6 starts at $498 and the Pavilion g7 starts at $499 and are also
expected to be available in July. The ProBook b-series starts at $679 and is
expected to be available on June 27, along with the ProBook s-series, which
starts at $519.
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.