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personal workstation

Any personal computer or terminal used by an individual. See personal computer and workstation.
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Sales of so-called personal workstations, which are based on Intel X86 processors and generally run Windows or Linux, continue to put the squeeze on traditional RISC/Unix workstations.
For the first quarter in over a year, shipments in the personal workstation market declined.
HP VISUALIZE Personal Workstations are designed to meet the processing requirements of large, complex Windows NT-based applications that require a high-performance, fault-tolerant solution typically used for graphics, application performance and system designs.
According to an industry-standard application benchmark, APC Pro/ENGINEER, the HP VISUALIZE X-Class Personal Workstation with a 733MHz processor, HP VISUALIZE memory architecture and award-winning HP VISUALIZE fx6+ graphics outpaces competing Intel Pentium III-based systems with the Intel 840 chipset by 19 percent(2).
Featuring 20-megahertz (MHz) processing speed, the new personal workstation contains 2 megabytes (MB) of random access memory (RAM) expandable to 8MB and is offered with either a VGA monochrome or color display.
has announced availability of the 1100/25, a personal workstation (PWS) that is ideal for complex applications such as computer-aided engineering (CAE), software development, desktop publishing, office automation, multi-user and data communications applications.
The VISUALIZE P-Class Personal Workstation was announced today and is available immediately at a street price starting at $2,600 USD.
Unisys has packaged Microsoft Windows with the MS-DOS operating system on the PW[2] line since 1988," said Armond Newton, vice president of business development, Unisys Personal Workstation Division.
The CELSIUS 420 is designed as a personal workstation, and is equipped with an Intel Pentium III processor, while the CELSIUS 620 is based on Intel Pentium III 450 and 500MHz processors, and the CELSIUS 630 is a high-end workstation with up to two Intel Pentium III Xeon processors.
This addition to the Windows NT-based HP VISUALIZE Personal Workstation family demonstrates the company's strategy to deliver the latest Intel technology when it becomes available.

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