Dell Computer has introduced a new series of computers aimed at the low-cost PC market, with prices starting at $1579.
The Dimension L series is the first to offer a Dell Dimension PC specifically designed to sell under the price of $2000, says the company.
Intel Celeron processors including the most recent 500MHz model are included in the new desktop offerings At the top of the range is the Dimension L500c Multimedia System ($1999), which incorporates: a 500MHz Celeron processor, 64MB SDRAM, 6.4GB hard drive, 40x CD-ROM, 56K modem and 17in monitor. Software bundled with the system includes Microsoft Works Suite 99 and McAfee Virus Scan.
At the lower end of the series, the Dimension L400c Small Business system ($1785) features a 400MHz Celeron processor, 64MB SDRAM, 4.3GB hard drive, 17in monitor and 40x CD-ROM drive.
Other options for the Dimension L series are available including Altec Lansing ACS-340 speakers with subwoofer, Sony CD-RW drives, and CRT and flat panel monitors.