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Recommended P300 configuration

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This configuration is recommended by the New Mexico Tech Computer Center for use with the software packages we give away. You can purchase any computer that you want, however, NMT Computer Center will not work on or answer questions regarding them unless they conform to the Hardware Standrads.

  1. Motherboard
    1. Pentium II 350 MHz Intel Processor
    2. SuperMicro or Asustech Super P6SBA single Pentium II motherboard with 100MHz bus and Intel 440BX chipset
    3. Three or more 168 pin DIMM sockets
    4. Four PCI master/3-ISA slots, EIDE built in
    5. Two 16550 compatible high speed serial ports
    6. One parallel port, enhanced EPP compatible infared port
    7. Two USB ports
  2. Memory: 64MB SDRAM, 168 pin DIMM, 8ns or faster, 100MHz compliant
  3. Hard Disk: IBM Deskstar 14GXP,10.1 GB Ultra DMA/33 9.5ms 512K 7200RPM
  4. Video: Matrox Millenium II, PCI or AGP form factor
  5. Hardware Video MPEG: Matrox Rainbow Runner Studio
  6. Sound: Creative Lab Soundblaster AWE64 model CT4500
  7. Keyboard: NMB "Multimedia" (104 key style) with stereo headphone and microphone jacks (Concertmaster RT915CTW)
  8. CD-ROM: 32X EIDE Toshiba
  9. Network: 3Com 3C905B-TX 10/100 Ethernet card
  10. Mouse: 3-button serial Logitech Mouseman or FirstMouse
  11. Monitor: Sony 19" GDM-400PS color Multiscan (the warranty must not exclude focus)
  12. Floppy: 3.5 inch 1.44MB TEAC floppy disk
  13. ATX form factor Desktop case:EMI, CSA listed, with 230 watt or greater power supply, non-removable front panel
  14. Software OS: must be able to boot both operating systems from the one internal disk. The Linux LILO boot program must run automatically.
    1. Windows 95
    2. Linux and Linux LILO boot program

All components must:

The following vendors have submitted machines that have been tested and certified to work with the NMT network:


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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu

Last updated: 1999/08/09 22:44:08 UT
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