The leading PC manufacturer announced today that it was reducing prices on a variety of Deskpro and ProLinea models by up to 39 percent.
Deskpro 2000 models will start at $1,099 for a 100-MHz Pentium processor, 630MB EIDE hard drive, and 8MB of memory. The Deskpro 2000 model 5133 gets the largest price cut, a 17 percent reduction to $1,520 for a 133-MHz Pentium, 2.5GB EIDE hard drive, and 16MB of memory.
Deskpro 4000 models now start at $1,315 for a 120-MHz Pentium, 1GB hard drive, and 16MB of memory. Compaq has cut the price on a model 5166 with 166-MHz Pentium, 2.5GB SMART EIDE hard drive, and LS120 floppy drive by 17 percent to $2,050.
At the high end of the Deskpro line, the Deskpro 6000 includes 64-bit graphics accelerator, an 8X CD-ROM, and Windows NT Workstation as its standard operating system choice. Prices for the line start at $2,299 for a 166-MHz Pentium with 1GB UltraSCSI drive and 16MB of memory, down 18 percent. The Deskpro 6000 Model 5200 with 200-MHz Pentium and 32MB of memory gets the largest price cut, with from $3,460 to $2,865.
The only ProLinea to get a price reduction is the 6150e M1080/CD with 150-MHz Pentium Pro processor, 1GB hard drive, 4X CD-ROM, and 16MB of memory. Price has been reduced 32 percent to $1,520. A Deskpro XL 6150 with the same processor, 2.1GB Fast SCSI-2 hard drive, and 32MB of memory is now priced at $2,599, a 39 percent reduction.
Compaq also said it was slashing the price of its Netelligent 3612 100Base-T Ethernet repeaters from $3,710 to $3,357. Netelligent 3512 Fast Ethernet repeaters have had the price reduced from $2,781 to $1,993.
Compaq says all these numbers are estimated street prices and effective immediately.