BOXX Technologies Ships New 3DBOXX R1 Series of Workstations Based on Popular AMD Athlon Processors
--Powerful New Dual Workstations Feature 1.2 GHz, and 1.0GHz AMD Athlon™ MP Processors For High Performance Digital Content Creation--
AUSTIN, TX --
BOXX Technologies, a leading provider of digital content creation systems for the entertainment and digital film industries, announced today its new 3DBOXX R1 series of workstations based on the new AMD Athlon™ MP processors is shipping. Designed for Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows NT or Linux, the 3DBOXX R1 series features 1.2 GHz, and 1.0GHz AMD Athlon MP processors and is optimized for leading 3D and animation software programs such as Maya, 3D Studio MAX, Softimage 3D, LightWave 3D, and Houdini. With prices starting at $3100, the R1 series of dual processor workstations gives customers a powerful, compact, and affordable system for digital content creation.
The AMD Athlon MP processors with Double Data Rate (DDR) memory are designed to provide increased performance in video encoding, audio, video and image editing, and 3D modeling and animation, and feature a microarchitecture that is optimized for high clock frequencies and a system bus that runs at 266 MHz.
By utilizing the AMD processors and Tyan Computer Corp.'s advanced system board technology, the 3DBOXX R1 series quickly catapults digital designers and artists into a new realm of performance. "BOXX Technologies has put together an exciting new line of powerful workstations for the digital content creation community," says Don Clegg, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Tyan. "We are pleased that BOXX is utilizing Tyan's first-to-market dual processor for AMD Athlon MP processors, to power their next-generation workstations."
"Creativity demands power and the new AMD Athlon MP processors and Tyan boards combined with our 3DBOXX technology give the creative community exactly what they're looking for-high performance at an affordable price," says Todd Bryant, president and CEO of BOXX.
The 3DBOXX R1 series of workstations puts power in the hands of the digital community with robust features such as:
- Dual AMD Athlon MP processor capable with the AMD-760™ chipsets
- Up to 4GB 266MHz DDR with four DIMM slots
- 4X AGP Pro 50 graphics port
- (10) internal hard drive bays with optional hotswap hard drives
- Dual channel Ultra160 SCSI and dual channel UltraDMA 100 IDE controllers
- (2) onboard 10/100Mbs Ethernet adapters
- (5) 64/33MHz PCI slots and 400W power supply
- Options include a 4U rackmount kit and second 400W power supply
Pricing and Availability
The 3DBOXX R1 series of workstations for Windows 2000, Windows NT or Linux is currently shipping. Pricing begins at $3,200.
BOXX® Technologies, headquartered in Austin, TX, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, high-bandwidth Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Linux-based hardware and software solutions for the 3D, animation, digital film, and HDTV broadcast markets. BOXX solutions are designed to increase productivity and performance and include 3DBOXX™, RenderBOXX™, HDBOXX™, CineBOXX™, ServerBOXX™, and RAIDBOXX™- all complete systems for 3D, rendering, HDTV, digital film playback, server solutions, and high-capacity storage, respectively. For more information on BOXX Technologies, please visit the BOXX web site at www.boxxtech.com or call toll free 877-877-BOXX (2699) or 512-835-0400 (outside North America).