The new products essentially constitute a speed increase in HP's PC workstation line. At present, HP's PC workstations top out at 300-MHz.
While the new 333-MHz models will bring HP machines on par, processor-wise,
HP Kayak workstation
The new workstations also come on the heels on a recent study from International Data Corporation that shows HP held both the No. 1 market position in PC workstations and combined workstations, when PC and Unix workstations are added together.
At the high end, HP is introducing the Desktop HP Kayak XW, with 333-MHz processor, 128MB of memory, and a 4.5GB hard drive, for an estimated street price of $10,900. At the lower end of the spectrum is the HP Kayak XA, featuring a 333-MHz processor, 64MB of memory, and a 6.4GB hard disk, for an estimated street price of $2,670.