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IBM NetVista M42

The NetVista M series is designed for users who want maximum performance features, including Intel processors, high-speed hard disk drives, upgradeabl...

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ProBread and butter, bog standard box, predictable an...

ConsNot the lowest price for specification

You might expect a lot from the company who rightly claimed to be the inventor of the 'personal computer' - and in sense, you'd be right, but only to a point. It's all a question of exactly what you want from a personal computer. The hint is in the company name; International Business Machines...

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“Goog simple and pricy.”

published 15/01/2006

ProSpeed is of the essence!

ConsDesign could be better.

Overall my experiance with this computer has taught me a few things about the way the computer works. First of all the speed and memory of this thing is excellent and keeps the computer running smoothly. Secondly is that flat screens are really flat! I didnt really like the price of this computer...

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Product Information : IBM NetVista M42

Manufacturer's product description

The NetVista M series is designed for users who want maximum performance features, including Intel processors, high-speed hard disk drives, upgradeable graphics and longer image stability for easier deployments. IBM's superior migration and manageability tools and services help businesses of all sizes save time and money, help reduce the risk of errors and loss of data, and help users stay productive. Toolless cover removal, toolless PCI slots and internal bays that flip up and allow components to slide in on rails help make upgrades easier and repairs faster. If you require a desktop that emphasizes security, power, and ease of management, the IBM NetVista M series is a clear choice. NetVista M series desktops smoothly move your enterprise to the next stable platform with Intel processors and the widest range of supported operating systems in the NetVista family for a better experience. The NetVista M42 Pentium 4 systems make it easy to manage the migration to the next generation of stable, performance-based systems. These systems feature a suite of solutions to help reduce the overall cost of PC hardware ownership. This ensures more stable software and operating system transitions.

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Product Description: IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2.4 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2.4 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2.26 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 1.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2.66 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8301 - P4 2.4 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8301 - P4 2.26 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8301 - P4 2 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8301 - P4 1.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 1.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8306 - P4 2.53 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8304 - P4 2.4 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8304 - P4 2.66 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 3.06 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2.66 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2.4 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 3.06 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2.66 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2.26 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2.53 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8307 - P4 2.53 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2.26 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 2 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8305 - P4 1.8 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB, IBM NetVista M42 8303 - P4 2.53 GHz - 256 MB - 40 GB

Type: PC

Form Factor: Desktop, Small desktop, Tower, Mini desktop

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, French / Belgium, Greece, Italian / Italy, German / Germany, Spanish / Spain, English / United Kingdom, Ireland, Finnish / Finland, French / France, Swedish / Sweden, English / Europe, English / Belgium, Polish / Poland, Portugal, English / Belgium, Luxembourg, French / Switzerland, German / Switzerland, English / Egypt, English / Portugal, English / Poland, English / Norway, English / United States, Austria, Norwegian / Norway, Dutch / Netherlands, Danish / Denmark, Netherlands, Greek / Greece

Processor: 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2.26 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2.66 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 2.53 GHz, 1 x Intel Pentium 4 3.06 GHz

Processor Socket: Socket 478

Cache Memory: 512 KB L2 Cache - Advanced Transfer Cache, 512 KB L2 Cache, 256 KB L2 Cache - Advanced Transfer Cache, L2 Cache

Cache Per Processor: 512 KB, 256 KB

RAM: 256 MB (installed) / 2 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - 266 MHz - PC2100, 256 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - 266 MHz - PC2100, 256 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - non-ECC - 266 MHz - PC2100

Storage Controller: IDE ( ATA-100 ) - PCI, IDE ( ATA-100 )

Floppy Drive: 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy

Hard Drive: 1 x 40 GB - ATA-100

Optical Storage: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM

Graphics Controller: AGP - Intel Extreme Graphics Shared Video Memory (UMA), AGP 4x - Intel Extreme Graphics Shared Video Memory (UMA), Intel Extreme Graphics Shared Video Memory (UMA)

Audio Output: Integrated - stereo, Integrated - Intel 845G - PCI - stereo, Integrated - PCI - stereo, Integrated, Integrated - Intel 845G - stereo, Integrated - Intel 845G - PCI - stereo - 16-bit

Networking: 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN

Power: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz ), AC 120/230 V, ( 50/60 Hz )

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Dimensions (WxDxH): 42.5 cm x 41.4 cm x 14 cm, 36 cm x 41.2 cm x 10.4 cm, 31 cm x 33.8 cm x 11 cm, 19.1 cm x 40.6 cm x 41.3 cm, 19 cm x 39.9 cm x 41.5 cm, 42.5 cm x 42.5 cm x 14 cm, 42.4 cm x 42.4 cm x 14 cm, 31 cm x 34.3 cm x 11 cm

Weight: 11.4 kg, 9.1 kg, 10 kg, 7.7 kg, 10.2 kg, 8.1 kg, 13.4 kg, 12 kg

Manufacturer Selling Program: TopSeller, Global Models Plus

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty

Video Memory: DDR SDRAM

General

MPN: PCJ73UK, PCH28BF, PCH42PO, PCH42GR, PCH42BF, PCH31SL, PCH42IT, PCH28IT, PCH13GE, PCH42SP, PCH14UK, PCH21UK, PCH42UK, PCH81UK, PCH31UK, PCH42FI, PCH31BF, PCHD1FR, PCH35FR, PCH29FR, PCH52UK, PCH41FR, PCH42GE, PCHD1UK, PCG41FR, PCG31FR, PCG23FR, PCG11FR, PCK51FR, PCJ73SW, PCG23UK, PCG31UK, PCG23FI, PW256UK, PW237SP, PW252FR, PW253FR, 8303-42G, PCKE1UK, PCK81UK, PCK75FR, PW253BF, PCH15GE, PCJE1UK, PCK12FR, PCK27FR, PCJE2FR, PCJE1FR, PCJE2UK, PCK21FR, PCKE2FR, PCJD9UK, PCJD1UK, PCKD1FR, PCK41EU, PCKD4FR, PCJD9FR, PCJD1FR, PCJ81SP, PCK73FR, PCK41FR, PCJ82UK, PCJ81GE, PCJ82FR, PCK32UK, PCK41UK, PCJ81FR, PCJ81IT, PCK75UK, PCKE2UK, PCJ81BE, PCJ81PB, PCK15UK, PCK72UK, PCJ81UK, PCJ61UK, PCK61UK, PCJ61FR, PCJ41PO, PCK41BF, PCK7AUK, PCJ42SP, PCJ73BE, PCJ42IT, PCJ42GE, PCJ42SW, PCJ42FR, PCJ73SF, PCJ72UK, PCJ41UK, PCJ49UK, PCJ42UK, PCJ41FR, PCJ73FR, PCJ72FR, PCJ73SP, PCJ42SG, PCJ49FR, PCJ42PB, PCJ42BF, PCJ42ES, PCJ42PT, PCJ37FI, PCJ31UK, PCJ31GE, PCJ31FR, PCJ31PB, PCJ37FR, PCJ31BF, PCK73UK, PCJ31ES, PCJ31SG, PCK31UK, PCK13UK, PCJ31PT, PCK26UK, PCK27UK, PCJ31IT, PCJ37UK, PCK85UK, PCKD4UK, PCJ2EFR, PCJ2ENE, PCK21UK, PCK51UK, PCJ2EUK, PCJ2CUK, PCK31FR, PCK72FR, PCK15EU, PCJ21UK, PCJ2CFR, PCK61FR, PCK81FR, PCK85FR, PCJ21FR, PCJ17UK, PCJ18SP, PCK7AFR, PCKE1FR, PCJ17GE, PCJ17BE, PCK15FR, PCK26FR, PCK13FR, PCJ17FR, PCJ16UK, PCK12UK, PCKD1UK, PCKD4GE, PCJ18UK, PCJ53UK, PCJ51UK, PCJ17IT, 830541U, 830531U, PCG11UK, PCG41UK, PCJ53FR, PCJ51EU, PCJ18FR, PCG51UK, PCG51FR, PCJ51FR, PCJ16FR, PCJ17SP, PCH13FR, PCH21GE, PCH82FR, PCH52FR, PCH21FR, PCH61FR, PCH81FR, PCH41UK, PCH14FR, PCHD4FR, PCH28FR, PCH15FR, PCH82UK, PCH15UK, PCH35UK, PCH31PB, PCH31AT, PCH61UK, PCH13UK, PCH42NO, PCH29UK, PCH31NO, PCH31NL, PCH31FI, PCH31SF, PCH31SG, PCH42DK, PCH31PO, PCH31DK, PCH31IT, PCH42SF, PCH31FR, PCH31SW, PCH42ND, PCH28UK, PCH42NL, PCH31GR, PCH42SW, PCH31SP, PCH31GE, PCHD4UK, PCH42FR, PCH42SG

Type: PC

Recommended Use: Small business, corporate business

Product Form Factor: Desktop, Small desktop, Tower, Mini desktop

Built-in Devices: Speaker

Colour: Stealth black

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, French / Belgium, Greece, Italian / Italy, German / Germany, Spanish / Spain, English / United Kingdom, Ireland, Finnish / Finland, French / France, Swedish / Sweden, English / Europe, English / Belgium, Polish / Poland, Portugal, English / Belgium, Luxembourg, French / Switzerland, German / Switzerland, English / Egypt, English / Portugal, English / Poland, English / Norway, English / United States, Austria, Norwegian / Norway, Dutch / Netherlands, Danish / Denmark, Netherlands, Greek / Greece

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 2 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 2.26 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 2.66 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 2.53 GHz, Intel Pentium 4 3.06 GHz

CPU Qty: 1

Max CPU Qty: 1

CPU Socket: Socket 478

Chipset Type: Intel 845G

Front Side Bus: 533 MHz, 400 MHz

CPU Upgradability: Upgradeable, Not upgradeable

Cache Memory

Installed Size: L2 Cache - 512 KB Advanced Transfer Cache, L2 Cache - 512 KB, L2 Cache - 256 KB Advanced Transfer Cache, L2 Cache

Cache Per Processor: 512 KB, 256 KB

RAM

Installed Size: 256 MB / 2 GB (max), 256 MB / 1 GB (max)

Technology: DDR SDRAM, DDR SDRAM - non-ECC

Memory Speed: 266 MHz

Memory Specification Compliance: PC2100

Form Factor: DIMM 184-PIN

Features: Unbuffered

Upgrade Rule: Max 512 MB module

Hard Drive

Type: HDD

Capacity: 1 x 40 GB

Interface Type: ATA-100

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Storage Controller

Type: 1 x IDE - integrated - PCI, 1 x IDE - integrated

Controller Interface Type: ATA-100

Channel Qty: 2

Floppy Drive

Type: 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy

Optical Storage

Type: CD-ROM - IDE, DVD-ROM - IDE

Read Speed: 48x, 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD), 16x

Media Load Type: Tray

Monitor

Monitor Type: None

Graphics Controller

Type: Integrated

Interface Type: AGP, AGP 4x

Graphics Processor: Intel Extreme Graphics Shared Video Memory (UMA)

Video Interfaces: VGA

Supported Display Graphics: VGA (640x480), XGA (1024x768), SVGA (800x600), SXGA (1280x1024), UXGA (1600x1200), QXGA (2048x1536), 1152x864, 1920x1440

Video Memory: DDR SDRAM

Audio Output

Type: Integrated

Sound Output Mode: Stereo

Compliant Standards: AC '97, SoundMAX with SPX

Signal Processor: Intel 845G

Max Sampling Rate: 48 kHz

Speakers: 1 x mixed channel

Input Device

Type: Mouse, keyboard

Networking

Type: Integrated

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Remote Management Protocol: DMI 2.3, DMI 2.0, DMI 2.1, DMI

Features: Wake on LAN (WOL), Wake on LAN (WoL), ACPI support, ACPI support, ACPI support, wake on LAN (WOL)

Interface (Bus) Type: PCI

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u

Expansion / Connectivity

Bays: 1 (total) / 0 (free) x external 3.5" x 1/3H ¦ 1 (total) / 0 (free) x internal 3.5" x 1/3H ¦ 2 (total) / 1 (free) x external 5.25" x 1/2H

Slots: 3 (total) / 3 (free) x PCI - full-length, full-height ¦ 1 (total) / 1 (free) x AGP 4x - full-length, full-height ¦ 1 (total) / 0 (free) x CPU ¦ 2 (total) / 1 (free) x DIMM 184-pin

Interfaces: 1 x microphone ¦ 1 x audio line-out ¦ 1 x audio line-in ¦ 1 x VGA ¦ 1 x LAN ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x parallel ¦ 2 x serial ¦ 6 x USB 2.0

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), power-on password, diskette I/O control, hard drive I/O control, parallel port I/O control, serial port I/O control, U-Bolt anchoring, boot sequence control

Compliant Standards: ACPI, APM, FCC Class B certified, CISPR 22 Class B, DEMKO, EN 60950, NEMKO, SEMKO, TUV S

Manufacturer Selling Program: TopSeller, Global Models Plus

Power

Device Type: Power supply

Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz ), AC 120/230 V, ( 50/60 Hz )

Power Provided: 185 Watt, 160 Watt, 125 Watt

Compliant Standards: UL 1950, CSA, UL 1950, EN 60950, UL 1950, EN 60950, CSA, UL 1950

Operating System / Software

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

OS Certified: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, IBM OS/2 Warp 4.0 or later, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Adobe Acrobat Reader, PC Doctor, IBM Update Connector, IBM Access Support, Norton AntiVirus 2002, IBM Director Agent, ThinkVantage Rapid Restore PC

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 3 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 3 years - on-site, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 3 years - on-site - response time: 1 day, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 3 years, Limited warranty - 3 years, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 3 years - on-site - response time: 2 days

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 42.5 cm, 36 cm, 31 cm, 19.1 cm, 19 cm, 42.4 cm

Depth: 41.4 cm, 41.2 cm, 33.8 cm, 40.6 cm, 39.9 cm, 42.5 cm, 42.4 cm, 34.3 cm

Height: 14 cm, 10.4 cm, 11 cm, 41.3 cm, 41.5 cm

Weight: 11.4 kg, 9.1 kg, 10 kg, 7.7 kg, 10.2 kg, 8.1 kg, 13.4 kg, 12 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 10 °C, 5 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 35 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 8 - 80%

Sound Emission: 34 dB, 35 dB, 32 dB, 33 dB, 36 dB, 30 dB

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