The new 433e and 500a models offer the performance of the Alpha microprocessor while running Microsoft's Windows NT Workstation operating system. The new systems are intended for high-end users.
Standard features of the machines include an Ultrawide SCSI controller, a 2.1GB hard drive, an 8X EIDE CD-ROM, integrated 10BaseT/10Base2 Ethernet, and 16-bit audio.
The 433e is priced at $4,995 and includes 64MB of RAM and Matrox graphics. The 500a is priced at under $10,000 and includes 64MB of RAM and AccelPro 2500 graphics. Both systems are available immediately.