BOXX Workstations Go Multi-Core with AMD

BOXX Technologies announced that it is adding a new level of performance to its 7000 series 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX render nodes by offering the latest AMD Opteron 880 and 280 multi-core processors.

The advanced AMD64 dual-core architecture offers direct connection between CPU, memory and I/O resources, helping digital content creators increase productivity with their 7000 series BOXX machines.

"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 for BOXX Technologies. 

In addition to Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors, The BOXX 7000 series of workstations will now feature Dual NVIDIA nForce Professional 2050 and 2200 MCPs for a high-performance, scalable architecture; NVIDIA SLI technology and BOXX’s unique dual PCI-E x16 implementation to elevate graphics performance level; Dual PCI-E x16 slots include full x16 speed on each slot for better dual-monitor or single-monitor performance from NVIDIA Quadro SLI GPUs; both 32- and 64-bit computing capabilities; expanded I/O options including SATA 3Gbps and storage for large datasets (up to 5TB internal); and  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 by the end of this month.  Pricing varies with system configuration.  To find more details and create a customized workstation configuration, go to www.boxxtech.com.