Compaq Computer will introduce two new models of its fully-integrated Armada 1500 family of value notebook PCs. Both models, the Armada 1540DM and the Armada 1590DMT, feature two megabytes of EDO VRAM and 64-bit graphics chips for enhanced graphics performance as well as a 20-speed Max CD-ROM drive for improved access to multimedia applications and data. The Armada 1590DMT, featuring a 166 MHz Pentium processor with MMX technology, becomes the most powerful notebook in its family. The Armada 1540DM, at $21,640, offers the power of a 150-MHz Pentium Processor with MMX technology and incorporates a 12.1-inch display based on high contrast CSTN technology. The Armada 1590DMT, at$28,600, has good multimedia performance and a 12.1-inch colour Thin Film Transistor (TFT) display. In addition, both models offer 2.1GB hard drives for added storage, 16MB extended data output (EDO) RAM, dramatically enhanced video graphics with two MB EDO VRAM and 64-bit graphics chips, as well as 20X Max CD-ROM drive for high-speed data retrieval and downloading of information. Its design includes features such as diskette drive, hard drive, CD-ROM drive, lithium ion battery, 33.6-Kbs data/fax modem and AC adapter. It also features a dual-function bay, supporting either a diskette drive or a second battery for additional battery life. Compaq has also announced a free 16MB memory upgrade promotion on specific models of its existing Armada 1500 family. This allows users to run more complex applications as well as generating enhanced speed and performance in Windows 95 and Windows NT operating system environments. Compaq has also announced support for Intel's new mobile 200- and 233-MHz Pentium processors with MMX technology in future versions of its Armada 7000 family of high-performance notebook computers.