The price reductions cover three brands of
|HP price cuts|
|Model||Pentium II chip||Price|
|Brio PC||300 MHz||$1,389|
|Vectra VL||266 MHz||$1,399|
|Kayak XU||266 MHz||$2,990|
|Kayak XW||333 MHz||$8,600|
Brio PCs, which start at $799, have been reduced by up to 15 percent. A Brio with a 300-MHz Pentium II processor now goes for an estimated street price of $1,389. The systems come with a 4.0GB hard drive and are targeted at small businesses.
The prices of the HP Vectra VL corporate line of PCs have been reduced by up to 21 percent. A Vectra with a 266-MHz Pentium II processor and a 4.3GB hard drive, advanced Cirrus Logic 3D graphics, and a CD-ROM drive, now has a street price of $1,399.
A Vectra VL PC with a 233-MHz Pentium II processor and a 3.2GB hard drive has been reduced to $1,199.
Also, prices on the HP Kayak PC Workstation line have been reduced by up to 19 percent. A Kayak XA PC Workstation with a 266-MHz Pentium II processor, a 4.3GB hard-disk drive, and a Cirrus Logic graphics subsystem has been cut to $1,690.
A Kayak with a 333-MHz Pentium II processor, 64MB of memory, a 4.5GB disk drive, and an advanced graphics subsystem now has a street price of $3,700.