November 16, 2006

Boxx Technologies Releases 3DBoxx RTX Series Workstation

Austin, Texas - BOXX Technologies Inc., maker of high-performance computing hardware for visual effects (VFX) professionals, has announced the availability of the 3DBoxx RTX series workstation running the new Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors 5300 series in a chassis designed to house up to 15 data drives for up to 1GB/s of storage bandwidth.
The 3DBOXX RTX is a powerful, high-performance 64-bit workstation specifically engineered to power film postproduction. 
“The 3DBOXX RTX Series was designed to drive substantial workflow improvements with Digital Intermediate (DI) applications,” says Francois Wolf, director of marketing at BOXX Technologies Inc. “The result is a unique, powerful workstation made for DI experts who need to smoothly work with thousands of HD, 2K, or 4K frames.”  
“The breakthrough performance and performance/watt of the new Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors are ideal for VFX postproduction applications running on the 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation,” satys Boyd Davis, general manager, Intel Server Platform Group Marketing. “With up to 8MB of L2 cache and a 1066MHz front side bus, the Quad-Core Xeon processor enables great workflow improvements with multi-threaded VFX applications in heavy multi-tasking environments.” 
The 3DBOXX RTX workstation is the latest development in BOXX’s initiative to help VFX artists benefit from the trend toward multi-core processing and multi-threaded applications. The 3DBOXX RTX is a dual-processor workstation with the ability to run both Dual-Core and Quad-Core processors.