Gateway’s spring line-up of eMachines desktop PCs, including the eMachines® T6212 gaming PC, are now available at leading retailers. These new desktop PCs raise the bar for performance and functionality in the value-based PC segment. The new eMachines T6212 brings the power of an AMD Athlon 64 processor with integrated ATI RADEON® graphics to a sub-$ 600 PC, delivering solid performance for gaming, digital entertainment and productivity. The latest eMachines desktop PC line-up also features the eMachines T3985 powered by a fast Intel® Celeron® D 340 (2.93GHz) processor and an ample 512MB of memory for just $ 469.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate. Value-conscious buyers will appreciate the eMachines T3882 outfitted with an Intel® Celeron® D 335 and Intel® Extreme Graphics 2 that can handle today’s digital media and productivity tools for a low price of just $ 369.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate.

Gateway’s spring line-up of eMachines desktop PCs, including the eMachines®
T6212 gaming PC, are now available at leading retailers. These new desktop PCs
raise the bar for performance and functionality in the value-based PC segment.

The new eMachines T6212 brings the power of an AMD Athlon(TM) 64 processor with
integrated ATI RADEON® graphics to a sub-$ 600 PC, delivering solid performance
for gaming, digital entertainment and productivity. In addition to taking on
today’s 32-bit applications, the Athlon(TM) 64 provides support for future
64-bit applications for a low price of just $ 579.99 after a $ 50 mail-in
rebate(1).

The latest eMachines desktop PC line-up also features the eMachines T3985
powered by a fast Intel® Celeron® D 340 (2.93GHz) processor and an ample 512MB
of memory for just $ 469.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate(1). Value-conscious buyers
will appreciate the eMachines T3882 outfitted with an Intel® Celeron® D 335 and
Intel® Extreme Graphics 2 that can handle today’s digital media and productivity
tools for a low price of just $ 369.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate(1).

"Our new eMachines desktop PCs deliver excellent performance at minimum
investment. Now more customers than ever can enjoy the advantages of digital
entertainment that previously required high-end PCs at the premium end of the
price spectrum. Despite the low prices, we ensure customers get the best
possible computing experience with our highly-rated customer service and new
Internet protection package," said Greg Memo, Gateway’s senior vice president,
products & operations. "With these new eMachines products, Gateway continues to
elevate the industry standard for value."

The new eMachines line of desktop PCs includes:

eMachines T6212: Turbo-Charged for Gaming at a Great Price

The eMachines T6212 delivers premium technology and extra processing power for
transforming computer gaming into a movie-like experience. Powered by an AMD
Athlon(TM) 64 3200+ processor and 512MB of dual channel memory that is
expandable to 4GB, the eMachines T6212 with 64-bit processing power is ready for
the next wave of 3D games. Graphics are vibrant and crisp thanks to integrated
ATI RADEON® Xpress 200 with 128MB DDR shared video memory. Based on PCI Express
architecture, the eMachines T6212 also offers an open PCI® Express x16 slot for
future upgrades — another unique feature for a product in this class.
Accessing, storing and sharing digital media is quick and easy due to the
system’s double layer DVD+/-RW multi-format drive, huge 160GB 7200 RPM hard
drive(2) with 2MB of cache, an 8-in-1 media reader, IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0 ports.
The eMachines T6212 is priced at only $ 579.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate(1).

eMachines T3985: Digital Media Powerhouse Under $ 500

The eMachines T3985 packs technology at minimal cost for just $ 469.99 after a
$ 50 mail-in rebate(1). It boasts a 16X DVD+/-RW multi-format drive with
double-layer DVD technology that gives PC users up to 8.5GB of data, which is
twice the space typically available for storage. An 8-in-1 media reader and
large 80GB hard drive(2) further support consumer’s ability to access and store
their favorite digital video and photos. The eMachines T3985 is outfitted with a
powerful Intel® Celeron® D 340 (2.93 GHz) processor, Intel® Extreme Graphics 2
and 512MB of DDR SDRAM, expandable to 2GB for fast, reliable performance.

eMachines T3882: Fast, Reliable Performance at Just $ 369.99

Priced at just $ 369.99 after a $ 50 mail-in rebate(1), the eMachines T3882
desktop PC provides computer buyers a solid, reliable PC for accessing the
Internet and everyday computing tasks. This system has a fast Intel® Celeron® D
335 (2.80GHz) processor, 256MB of DDR SDRAM expandable to 2GB and Intel® Extreme
Graphics 2. It also comes with a CD-RW/DVD combo optical drive for creating and
backing up digital photo slideshows, DVD movies and MP3 music. Unlike many other
systems at this price point, it has a large 80GB hard drive(2) and six USB 2.0
ports for connecting to the latest digital media.

The PCs are all network- and broadband-ready with integrated 10/100 Ethernet and
a 56K V.92 fax/modem.

Digital Viewing and Creation Bundle

The new eMachines PCs are outfitted with software that makes the most of digital
media applications. All offer Cyberlink® PowerDVD for enhancing DVDs with
bright, vibrant images. Also, the eMachines T6212 and eMachines T3985 offer the
Nero 6 Suite that includes five different software packages: Nero Express for
the quick and easy creation of personalized CDs and DVDs; Nero BackItUP for
developing back-ups of existing CDs and DVDs; InCD 4 Writing, which makes it
possible to burn content to the latest CD and DVD media formats including CD-RW,
CD-R, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-/+RW and DVD/+RW; InCD 4 Reader for
cross-platform compatibility with various Mac and Windows operating systems; and
Nero BurnRights for enabling multiple users to burn CDs from the same system
without allowing them access to the system administrator’s files.

Complete Package of Productivity Software

All of the new PCs provide an array of productivity software, so customers can
enjoy their PC right out of the box. Each of the PCs comes with Microsoft®
Windows XP Home Edition SP2, Microsoft® Works 8.0, Microsoft® Money 2005,
Microsoft® Encarta Online, Adobe® Acrobat Reader, Microsoft® Media Player 10,
RealNetworks RealPlayer® and AOL 9.0 with a three-month membership(5).

Internet Security Protection Pack

Protecting the customer’s data and investment, all three eMachines PCs are
pre-installed with eMachines Internet Security Protection Pack. This includes
Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005(3) (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Firewall and
Parental Control), McAfee Anti-Spyware 2005(4) and eMachines BigFix® software to
solve problems before they arise.