IBM ThinkCentre A51p 8422-15U
11 May 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Desktop 9 for x86, Powered by SUSE® LINUX     Support Pack 1 for Novell® Linux Desktop 9

Product Description
ThinkCentre A-Series PCs from IBM offer great technology and affordable prices. The ThinkCentre A51p brings great technology, such as the Intel 915G Express Chipset, Serial-ATA hard drives, available PCI Express Graphics Adapters, Gigabit Ethernet, and DDR2 memory, all at a price that is attractive to small and medium business customers. In addition to great hardware, ThinkCentre PCs ThinkVantage Design elements, such as toolless upgrades, front audio, and more widely spaced USB ports make the computing experience more enjoyable. Couple all of these features with IBM's award winning service and support, and you have a computing solution that gives your business the competitive advantage it needs.

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:IBM ThinkCentre A51p 8422-15U
CD/DVD:Samsung®  SD-816B , ATAPI
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® 4 2.80 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST340014AS , Serial ATA (SATA)
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801FB ICH6 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Video Adapter:Intel®  Integrated GMA 900
BIOS:IBM 08/02/2004 2BKT29AUS
Bus Type:2 32-Bit PCI
8 USB Ports
Parallel Port
Computer Type:Tower
Floppy Type:1.44
Mother Board Revision:3.3 (FRU 18R9620)
RAM:512 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter [BCM5751]

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