Compaq Presario 7000T Offers Powerful Multimedia Experience With New Pentium 4 1.7 GHz Processor

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Compaq Computer Corporation

    HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Compaq Computer
 Corporation (NYSE:   CPQ) today announced the availability of the new Intel
 Pentium 4 1.7 GHz processor on the Presario 7000T Series.
     Available through Compaq's "Built for You" program, the Presario 7000T is
 the perfect PC for extreme gaming, digital video editing and sophisticated
 graphics applications.  The Presario 7000T Series is available in a highly
 expandable minitower form factor for maximum expandability and customization.
 In addition, the new Intel Pentium 4 1.7GHz processor boasts the new
 NetBurst(TM) micro-architecture that is ideal for power users who demand the
 high level of performance and power.  The combination of this architecture and
 new high-speed processor makes the Presario 7000T the perfect PC for streaming
 video off of the Internet, creating multimedia projects and presentations and
 recording audio.  For the video enthusiast in all of us, the Presario 7000T is
 available with the exciting MyMovieSTUDIO solution, which allows customers to
 record and edit professional-looking home movies with recordable DVD-R
 technology.
     Starting at $1,933, the 7000T basic configuration includes 128 MB of PC800
 RAMBUS memory, a 20 GB hard drive, 56K v.90 modem, 48X CD ROM, 32 MB nVidia
 GeoForce2 graphics, a CV735 17" monitor and JBL Pro Premium Speakers.  The
 7000T Series is available for purchase today through Compaq's "Built for You"
 kiosks at participating retailers, on Compaq's Web site at www.compaq.com and
 by calling 1-800-888-0220.  Compaq's "Built for You" program allows customers
 to configure their PCs to meet their specific needs and gives them access to
 the latest products as soon as they become available.
 
     Company Background
     Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is a leading
 global provider of technology and solutions.  For more corporate information,
 see:  www.compaq.com.
     Compaq and the Compaq logo Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
 This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current
 expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  The potential
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 include:  market conditions, particularly in North America, increased
 competitive environment and pricing pressures, disruptions related to
 restructuring actions and delays in the implementation of changes in delivery
 models.  Further information on these factors and other factors that could
 affect Compaq's financial results is included in Compaq's Securities and
 Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including the latest Annual Report on Form
 10-K and the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which will be filed shortly.
 
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    HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Compaq Computer
 Corporation (NYSE:   CPQ) today announced the availability of the new Intel
 Pentium 4 1.7 GHz processor on the Presario 7000T Series.
     Available through Compaq's "Built for You" program, the Presario 7000T is
 the perfect PC for extreme gaming, digital video editing and sophisticated
 graphics applications.  The Presario 7000T Series is available in a highly
 expandable minitower form factor for maximum expandability and customization.
 In addition, the new Intel Pentium 4 1.7GHz processor boasts the new
 NetBurst(TM) micro-architecture that is ideal for power users who demand the
 high level of performance and power.  The combination of this architecture and
 new high-speed processor makes the Presario 7000T the perfect PC for streaming
 video off of the Internet, creating multimedia projects and presentations and
 recording audio.  For the video enthusiast in all of us, the Presario 7000T is
 available with the exciting MyMovieSTUDIO solution, which allows customers to
 record and edit professional-looking home movies with recordable DVD-R
 technology.
     Starting at $1,933, the 7000T basic configuration includes 128 MB of PC800
 RAMBUS memory, a 20 GB hard drive, 56K v.90 modem, 48X CD ROM, 32 MB nVidia
 GeoForce2 graphics, a CV735 17" monitor and JBL Pro Premium Speakers.  The
 7000T Series is available for purchase today through Compaq's "Built for You"
 kiosks at participating retailers, on Compaq's Web site at www.compaq.com and
 by calling 1-800-888-0220.  Compaq's "Built for You" program allows customers
 to configure their PCs to meet their specific needs and gives them access to
 the latest products as soon as they become available.
 
     Company Background
     Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is a leading
 global provider of technology and solutions.  For more corporate information,
 see:  www.compaq.com.
     Compaq and the Compaq logo Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
 This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current
 expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  The potential
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 include:  market conditions, particularly in North America, increased
 competitive environment and pricing pressures, disruptions related to
 restructuring actions and delays in the implementation of changes in delivery
 models.  Further information on these factors and other factors that could
 affect Compaq's financial results is included in Compaq's Securities and
 Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including the latest Annual Report on Form
 10-K and the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which will be filed shortly.
 
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