Wednesday launched one of the industry's first 16X CD-ROM servers, the Eclipse 16X CD-ROM Server Tower.
Fourteen 16X CD-ROM drives provide instant access to 9GB of data via simultaneous, seamless integration with NetWare, NFS, Microsoft and IBM Network Operating Systems, UNIX and WWW/intranet environments.
Upgradeable PowerPC 604e running at 180 MHz with a 60MHz bus; 16MB of RAM (upgradeable to 512MB); 2GB 5400 RPM hard drive; 16X CD-ROM drive; an upgradeable video subsystem featuring 2MB of DRAM based video (upgradeable to 4MB); built-in 3D hardware graphics acceleration; Power Computing's exclusive 60MHz bus and 1MB Level 2 upgradeable cache; extended keyboard; mouse; $1,000 software bundle; low-profile enclosure
In addition, the PowerCenter Pro product line features an exclusive 1MB Level 2 upgradeable cache, dazzling on-board 3D hardware graphics acceleration, a 16X CD-ROM drive and workstation-like system performance at prices starting at just $2,095.
NOTE: HP system includes 166MMX processor, 16MB EDO RAM, 16x CD-ROM
, and "Virge" 3D Accelerator w/2MB.
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 1997-- Responding to desktop PC user needs for high performance storage peripherals, Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ) today introduced a 16X CD-ROM Drive providing a maximum transfer rate of 2400 kB/second.
The new 16X CD-ROM Drive is priced at $249(a) and will be available in June worldwide.