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MPC Computers Rolls Out New Desktop and Notebook Products

NAMPA, Idaho, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MPC Computers, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MPC Corporation (Amex: MPZ), announced today new ClientPro(R) desktop and TransPort(R) notebook products aimed at medium size business, education, healthcare and government markets. The expanded MPC offering takes secure and environmentally-friendly computing to a new level, with lower cost and higher performance options, in both traditional Desktop and Notebook form factors as well as MPC's innovative All-In-One(TM) design.

NAMPA, Idaho, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — MPC Computers, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MPC Corporation (Amex: MPZ), announced today new ClientPro(R) desktop and TransPort(R) notebook products aimed at medium size business, education, healthcare and government markets. The expanded MPC offering takes secure and environmentally-friendly computing to a new level, with lower cost and higher performance options, in both traditional Desktop and Notebook form factors as well as MPC's innovative All-In-One(TM) design.

The TransPort(R) 2500 Notebook, brings the enterprise user a higher level of performance and flexibility by providing desktop-class computing in a thin and light form factor. Including the latest in Intel(R) Centrino(TM) Duo mobile processor technology, the TransPort(R) 2500 delivers desktop-class performance in a package that is less than 5.5 lbs. The unit comes with two widescreen display options (WXGA and WXGA+) graphics options up 256MB, a built-in fingerprint sensor and TPM (Trusted Platform Module v 1.2) and expandable memory up to 4GB. Also available is an optional docking station with a power button, hot-docking/undocking, a DVI monitor port and Gigabit LAN. The ClientPro(R) 175 Desktop delivers a powerful and energy efficient PC that is ideal for enterprise and education computing. The eco-friendly ClientPro(R) 175, although low in price, is rich on features, including support of the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, along with a full complement of I/O ports including USB 2.0, Serial, Parallel ports and Gigabit Ethernet. The ClientPro(R) 175 Desktop also sports a new energy efficient power supply making the computer substantially more efficient, reliable and quiet. The ClientPro(R) 434 All-in-One(TM) redefines the enterprise workspace with space savings and style. The innovative ClientPro(R) 434 All-in-One offers the power of a full-sized PC in the space of a standard LCD display. The compact design with touch screen option and standards-based VESA mounting make the CP434 ideal for healthcare deployment because of its ability to mount onto medical carts and related equipment. Now also available in the ClientPro(R) 434 is an optional Smart Card Reader making the device ideal for secure government deployments. The ClientPro(R) 434 comes in three options, including a 19 inch widescreen display, 17 inch display and 17 inch display with touch screen.

"MPC's client computing strategy is to deliver a range of products that cover the complete spectrum of enterprise workspace computing," said Greg Wolff, Area Vice President of Product Marketing at MPC Computers. "The new TransPort 2500, ClientPro 175 and ClientPro 434 offer the latest in client computing technology packaged in form factors that are versatile, cost effective and backed with the PC industry's best service and support."

All three of the new products support both Microsoft Windows Vista(TM) Ultimate, Business, Home Premium and Basic as well as Microsoft Windows(R) XP Professional operating systems. Customers also have the choice of purchasing Windows Vista and having MPC install Microsoft Windows XP as long as the customer has a valid and current Windows license.

"We are very excited to see the increasing rate of genuine Windows Vista adoption in the Enterprise," says John Ball, General Manager of US OEM at Microsoft Corporation. "MPC's genuine Windows Vista certified product portfolio and MPC's North American based service and support ensures customers a high quality and reliable Windows Vista premium experience."

The new products support the complete range of Intel(R) processor technologies including the Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo and new Pentium(TM) Dual Core processor families.

"With the availability of multi-core technology at cost effective price points, enterprises that have been holding off on PC refresh cycles may now want to make the move," said CJ Bruno, Director of Americas Marketing, Intel. "Intel's multi-core technology delivers the combination of high performance and low power that enhances the features on MPC's broad portfolio of Intel(R) architecture-based systems."

Find out more about MPC's ClientPro, TransPort and All-In-One product lines, please contact MPC by calling 1-888-224-4247 or online at http://www.mpccorp.com.

About MPC Corporation:

MPC Corporation (Amex: MPZ), through its subsidiary MPC Computers, provides enterprise IT hardware solutions to mid-sized businesses, government agencies and education organizations. MPC offers standards-based server and storage products, along with PC products and computer peripherals, all of which are backed by an industry-leading level of service and support. For more information, visit MPC online at http://www.mpccorp.com.

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