Systemax Introduces Microsoft Windows XP-Ready PCs

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Systemax

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Systemax (NYSE:   SYX), a
 leading manufacturer and distributor of PC hardware and related computer
 products, today announced it has begun shipping PCs that meet the minimum
 hardware requirements to upgrade to Microsoft Windows XP when the operating
 software becomes available later this year.
     Configurations of Systemax's Excite, Ascent, and Venture line of PCs are
 available now with the necessary hardware to install and run Windows XP, the
 next generation operating system from Microsoft.  Hardware drivers, if
 necessary, will be available from Systemax when Windows XP is released.
     "Consumers who want Windows XP but have an immediate need for a new PC
 don't have to wait to buy a computer," said Systemax Chairman and CEO Richard
 Leeds.  "We have computers that are already XP-ready."
     Systemax's PCs are available through Global Computer Supplies
 (http://www.globalcomputer.com), TigerDirect (http://www.tigerdirect.com),
 Midwest Micro (http://www.mwmicro.com), and other leading distributors.
 
     Systemax (http://www.systemax.com) has developed an integrated system of
 branded e-commerce web sites, direct mail catalogs, and relationship marketing
 to sell private label and name brand PC hardware, related computer products,
 and industrial products, to businesses in North America and Europe.  With
 annual sales in excess of $1.5 billion, Systemax is a Fortune 1000 and
 Inter@active Internet 500 company.
 
 

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    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Systemax (NYSE:   SYX), a
 leading manufacturer and distributor of PC hardware and related computer
 products, today announced it has begun shipping PCs that meet the minimum
 hardware requirements to upgrade to Microsoft Windows XP when the operating
 software becomes available later this year.
     Configurations of Systemax's Excite, Ascent, and Venture line of PCs are
 available now with the necessary hardware to install and run Windows XP, the
 next generation operating system from Microsoft.  Hardware drivers, if
 necessary, will be available from Systemax when Windows XP is released.
     "Consumers who want Windows XP but have an immediate need for a new PC
 don't have to wait to buy a computer," said Systemax Chairman and CEO Richard
 Leeds.  "We have computers that are already XP-ready."
     Systemax's PCs are available through Global Computer Supplies
 (http://www.globalcomputer.com), TigerDirect (http://www.tigerdirect.com),
 Midwest Micro (http://www.mwmicro.com), and other leading distributors.
 
     Systemax (http://www.systemax.com) has developed an integrated system of
 branded e-commerce web sites, direct mail catalogs, and relationship marketing
 to sell private label and name brand PC hardware, related computer products,
 and industrial products, to businesses in North America and Europe.  With
 annual sales in excess of $1.5 billion, Systemax is a Fortune 1000 and
 Inter@active Internet 500 company.
 
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