April 19, 2009

Boxx Workstation with Intel Nehalem

BOXX Technologies, maker of high-performance computing systems for visual effects, design professionals, and advanced visualization, is presenting the 3DBoxx 8500, a new Intel “Nehalem” Xeon processor-based workstation designed to surpass the performance of previous Boxx desktop systems for all professional software applications.
Capable of reaching 3.46GHz using Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the 3DBoxx 8500 provides digital artists with 16 virtual cores of high-powered, multitasking performance for 3D design, animation, rendering, and visualization applications, as well as VFX compositing, video editing, and digital intermediate (DI) workflows.

Designed to accommodate multi-threading, multiple applications, and complex production pipelines, the 8500 features six Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series options, up to 192GB of advanced DDR3 ECC memory, 12 terabytes of storage, and up to six hard drives.

Available options include Microsoft Windows XP, Vista 64, Linux, or Red Hat operating systems, and Nvidia Quadro FX or ATI FirePro professional graphics cards.