BOXX Upgrades High-Performance Workstations with
New Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors
More Performance with 7000 Series 3DBOXX Workstations and RenderBOXX Nodes
Austin, TX --
BOXX Technologies, a leading supplier of workstations designed to meet the special computing requirements of digital content creators, plans to add a new level of performance to its 7000 series 3DBOXX™ workstations and RenderBOXX™ render nodes by offering the latest Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processors Model 880 and Model 280.
Customers who choose 7000 Series systems from BOXX based on Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors continue to see increases in productivity resulting from AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture, which directly connects the CPU, memory and I/O resources.
“BOXX works closely with AMD to deliver the high level of performance that is critical to an efficient workflow in digital creation for 3D animation, computer-generated effects, compositing, and rendering,” says Francois Wolf, director of marketing, BOXX Technologies.
“Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors play an important role in empowering creative professionals to realize the full benefits of the latest multi-threaded applications,” said Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “Solutions from BOXX Technologies, like the 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX render nodes powered by the latest dual-core processors from AMD, will enable a new level of performance for these digital content creators.”
BOXX 7000 Series 3DBOXX Workstations and RenderBOXX Render Nodes
BOXX workstations and render nodes offer superior performance, dependability and innovation and are optimized for visual computing applications—from 2D/3D graphics and visual simulation to digital video and audio post production. The BOXX 7000 series of workstations will now feature:
Pricing and Availability
Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors
Dual NVIDIA nForce™ Professional 2050 and 2200 MCPs for a high-performance, scalable architecture that provides advanced features for AMD Opteron processors
NVIDIA SLI™ technology and BOXX’s unique dual PCI-E x16 implementation to elevate graphics performance levels
Dual PCIe x16 slots include full x16 speed on each slot – providing exceptional dual monitor performance or outstanding performance to a single monitor from NVIDIA Quadro SLI GPUs
Both 32- and 64-bit computing capabilities (with the availability of Microsoft® Windows® x64 Professional edition)
Expanded I/O options include SATA 3Gbps and storage for large datasets (up to 5TB internal), multiple chassis options for expanded RAID protected storage and hotswap storage options
BOXX workstations and render nodes offering Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors are expected to ship in September 2005. Pricing varies with system configuration. For more details, call BOXX toll free at 1-877-877-BOXX in the U.S. and Canada or 512-835-0400 outside the U.S. Please visit the BOXX web site at www.boxxtech.com
to create a customized workstation configuration.
Technologies, headquartered in Austin, TX, is a leading developer and
manufacturer of high-performance workstations and render nodes specifically designed to meet the high performance and reliability requirements of digital content creators working in the 3D/Animation, Special Effects, Digital Film, Game Development, and Broadcast verticals. BOXX’s rapid integration of cutting edge computing technologies selected and optimized to deliver the best possible performance when running digital content creation (DCC) applications is reflected in its extensive line of uniquely featured and highly customizable systems which include: 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX®
render nodes—For more information on BOXX Technologies, please visit the BOXX web site at www.boxxtech.com
BOXX®, 3DBOXX®, RenderBOXX® are registered trademarks of BOXX Technologies, Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Opteron, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. BOXX Technologies, 10435 Burnet #120, Austin, TX 78758, tel: 512-835-0400, fax: 512-835-0434.
Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.