BOXX Announces Support For Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor Models 885 And 285
New AMD Opteron Processors Deliver Enhanced Productivity and Performance for APEXX 4 and 3DBOXX 5400 and 7400 Series
Austin, Texas --
BOXX® Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance workstations and render nodes for visual effects professionals, today announced plans to further increase the processing power of the new BOXX APEXX™ 4 super-workstation and its 3DBOXX 7400 and 5400 series dual-processor workstations by supporting Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Models 885 and 285. The highest-performing incarnation of AMD64 processors based on AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture, which directly connects CPU, memory and I/O resources, the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Models 885 and 285 combined with BOXX APEXX 4, and 3DBOXX 7400 and 5400 series workstations are designed to greatly enhance productivity and workflow for visual computing professionals.
“BOXX is committed to providing visual effects customers with leading-edge technology for optimal performance,” says Francois Wolf, director of marketing, BOXX Technologies Inc. “Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Models 885 and 285 provide outstanding performance and performance per watt resulting in cool and quiet operation, fast rendering and leading-edge reliability for our workstations.”
“We salute BOXX for being among the first to incorporate innovative technologies in order to address the computing performance requirements of their digital content creation customers,” said Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “The new Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors deliver native dual-core technology and increased compute power within AMD’s standard 95-watt maximum thermal infrastructure, allowing them to remain efficient while delivering industry-leading performance per watt.”
BOXX workstations are application-tuned and customized by experts to increase the performance of visual effects professionals. BOXX APEXX 4 is one of the only personal workstations powered by four
Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors with Direct Connect Architecture, HyperTransport™ technology and integrated memory controllers in each processor for outstanding performance scaling across eight cores. The incredibly fast data interconnect between CPUs reduces rendering time to mere seconds and provides record-breaking speed when running today’s most widely used visual effects software.
Pricing and Availability
BOXX APEXX 4 and 3DBOXX 7400 and 5400 series offering Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Models 885 and 285 will be available through BOXX and its worldwide network of resellers on March 6, 2006. Pricing varies with system configuration. BOXX offers flexible financing options for workstation purchases, which are backed by the company’s renowned technical support, helping to ensure that users always get the most out of their investment. For more information about BOXX and its products, please visit BOXX’s website at www.boxxtech.com
or call BOXX toll free at 1-877-877-BOXX in the U.S. and Canada or 512-835-0400 internationally.
About BOXX Technologies Inc.
BOXX™ Technologies Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas, 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 markets. 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, including BOXX APEXX 4, 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX™ render nodes. For more information on BOXX Technologies Inc., please visit the BOXX website at www.boxxtech.com
BOXX and APEXX 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. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. 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.