The eMachines T2742 desktop, released in the early 2000s, was a budget-friendly computing solution aimed at entry-level users. It featured an Intel Celeron processor, typically with a clock speed of around 2.7 GHz, and 256MB to 512MB of RAM, which were modest by contemporary standards. Storage capacity often ranged from 40GB to 80GB on an IDE hard drive. The T2742 came equipped with a CD-RW drive for basic optical media functions. It had integrated graphics, audio, and networking capabilities. This compact desktop was well-suited for tasks like web browsing, word processing, and email, but its limited hardware made it unsuitable for more demanding applications or modern computing needs.