IBM ThinkCentre S51 8171-3AU
17 Jun 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
The ThinkCentre S51 is part of the award winning space saving desktop PC series. The Intel Pentium 4 processor featuring HyperThreading technology and Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet provide power and performance to rival any serious business PC. The S51 provides stability and wide availability to allow enterprises to run their global businesses while offering confidence of quality to business owners of any size. The small size broadens the enterprise portfolio as customers can develop common software images with the Desktop from the M51 Series.

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:IBM ThinkCentre S51 8171-3AU
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® 4 3.20 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Maxtor®  6Y080M0 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801FR ICH6 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Video Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82915G GMCH
BIOS:IBM 2BKT20AUS 05/20/2004
Bus Type:32-Bit PCI
8 USB Ports
2 Serial
Parallel Port
PCI Express X1
Computer Type:Mini Desktop
Floppy Type:1.44
Mother Board Revision:3.2
RAM:512 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5705 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

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