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IBM Netvista X41

IBM Netvista X41
alaScore 77

4 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of IBM Netvista X41. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

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IBM NetVista X41


Get it while you can. The IBM NetVista X41 is one of the most innovative business PCs these shores have seen—a sleek, black desktop that takes up 75 percent less desk space than the average system but still has enough room for a Pentium 4 processor,...

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IBM - Netvista X41


When IBM first launched the Netvista series of compact, all-in-one PCs they were legacy-free and used a combination of PC and notebook technologies. While they certainly saved space, their performance was nothing to write home about. ...

The Netvista X41 is a powerful, compact PC for use where space is limited, but it is a pricey option and the review system at least is let down by the lack of any removable storage facility.

Nov, 2001

Product Specifications

When it came time to redesign an award-winning computer, the focus at IBM was to make the new IBM NetVista X Series models deliver a better e-xperience. Intel Pentium 4 processors, new easy access to components, and an integrated TFT display make it a simpler, and more powerful computing experience. NetVista X Series models save up to 75% more space than standard Pentium 4 desktop systems. The keyboard stores beneath the monitor, while the optical drive hides in the pedestal when not in use. X Series models are optimized for connectivity, with cable management and conveniently located USB ports. An optional Radial Arm creates a truly liberating experience in tight quarters. NetVista X Series models are great for the enterprise. Select workhorse models, a stable software image and room to upgrade make X Series models ideal long-term solutions. A host of tools, including Wake-on-LAN and the Software Delivery Assistant keep IT management simple. And with Pentium 4 processors these desktops are built for speed and performance. The IBM Embedded Security Subsystem, available on select NetVista X Series models, gives you peace of mind that your e-mail and files can obtain an extra level of protection as they travel across the Internet. Rest assured that your data and your investment have enhanced protection with industry-leading security features from IBM. This NetVista X41 computer features a wireless keyboard and mouse.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB
Max Supported Size:256KB
Per Processor Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in/17in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/43.2cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No


Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.016


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:IBM NetVista X41


Chipset Type:Intel 845
Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Internal memory:0.25


Color:Stealth black


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Modem Speed:56
Type:Network adapter

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:8

Optical Storage

Read Speed:32x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/40x/48x
Rewrite Speed:10x/4x
Write Speed:16x/8x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Other Features

CD read speed:32
CD rewrite speed:4
CD write speed:8
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Display:LCD TFT / TFT
Interface:RS-232, USB, parallel, PS/2, RJ-45, RJ-11 / Serial, parallel, PS/2, RJ-45, RJ-11
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Drivers & Utilities, ConfigSafe, Norton AntiVirus, Lotus SmartSuite Millennium, PC Doctor, IBM Update Connector, Lotus Notes Client, IBM Universal Manageability Services (UMS), IBM Data Transfer, IBM Software Migration Assistant
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024


Audio system:Stereo 16-bit
Product type:PC


Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.6GHz/1.8GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor family:Intel Pentium 4
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor front side bus:400
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:128MB/256MB
Max Supported Size:1GB/2GB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty


Total Storage Capacity:40

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-100

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:20GB/40GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE 128 ULTRA
Interface Type:AGP 4x

Weight & Dimensions

Width:17.6 / 18.3