Gateway Launches New Line of eMachines Desktop PCs
Posted Jan 28, 2005

The new eMachines PC lineup offers music downloading, digital photography, and digital video editing. Each of the new PCs can access digital content and connect to digital devices with USB 2.0 ports. Some models include 8-in-1 digital media readers and the latest DVD±RW multi format drives. The PCs are all network and broadband-ready with integrated 10/100 Ethernet. Each comes with a 56K V.90 modem.

eMachines T3958
The eMachines T3958 includes a 16X DVD±RW multi-format drive. The DVD±RW drive lets consumers store digital video and photos onto DVD media. Also, the drive uses new double-layer DVD technology to give PC users up to 8.5GB of data on double-layer DVD media. Users can access and store digital media with the system's 8-in-1 digital media reader and large 80GB hard drive. The new PC also features an Intel Celeron D 340 (2.93 GHz) processor, Intel Extreme Graphics 3D, 512MB of DDR SDRAM (expandable to 2GB), Cyberlink PowerDVD, and Nero 6 Suite.

eMachines T5026
The eMachines T5026 delivers extra processing power for the latest digital media hobbies and other advanced applications. Powered by an Intel Pentium 4 519 (3.06GHz) processor, the eMachines T5026 features 512MB of dual-channel memory that is expandable to 4GB and a 160GB Serial ATA 7200 RPM hard drive. Users can access, store, and share digital media with the system's two optical drives, a double layer DVD±RW multi-format drive and a CD-ROM drive. Further digital media features include the 8-in-1 media reader, seven USB 2.0 ports, and three IEEE 1394 ports. Lastly, the T5026 also comes with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 with Direct X 9 support, Cyberlink PowerDVD, and Nero 6 Suite.

eMachines T3958 is priced at $499.99
eMachines T5026 is priced at $599.99