Sotec brought out its slim Desktop PC model PC STATION DS3040. The latest model is available at an expected price of 49,800 Yen. DS3040 equips PS/2?2, USB 2.0?6 interface, the serial port and the parallel port, the mini- D-Sub15 pin, Gigabit Ethernet and voice input/output. It can run well on Celeron D 331 (2.66GHz) processor with memory 512MB (PC2-5300, maximum 2GB), HDD 80GB and DVD-ROM/CD-RW. If you order for the model with chip set Intel 945GC (video functional built-in) +ICH7, it will cost you a little more. The users can also purchase GeForce 7300 GS video card for better results and performance.