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AMAX Information Technologies

March 30, 2010 00:01 ET

AMAX Introduces New Generation of Quad Intel® Xeon® 7500 Processor-Based Enterprise Computing HPC Solutions

Delivering New Levels of Performance, Efficiency, and Reliability

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) -  AMAX, a leading ODM manufacturer of appliance platforms and custom server and storage builder in North America, launches a new generation of intelligent and expandable high-end Intel Xeon-based HPC solutions, based on the Intel Xeon Multi-Processor 7500 Series, codename Nehalem-EX, and featuring groundbreaking technical advancements and boost enterprise computing performance.

AMAX's next-generation quad Xeon processor-based ServMax HPC solutions fully utilize the power of Intel's Nehalem Architecture, built on Intel's unique 45nm high-k metal gate technology process, with four processors and up to 32 cores in a single system. The delivery added new reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features that are traditionally found in more expensive, proprietary RISC-processor based systems.

Additional features of quad Xeon processor-based ServMax HPC solutions include:

  • Up to 8 cores per processor and 24MB Shared cache per processor
  • 2.3 billion transistors per processor
  • Up to 16 threads per processor with Intel® Hyper-threading
  • QuickPath architecture with four high-bandwidth links
  • Integrated memory controllers with up to 16 memory slots per processor socket
  • Reduction of data center operational costs by up to 90%
  • Increase of virtual machine performance by up to 250%
  • Delivering up to nine times the memory bandwidth than previous-generation quad processor platforms
  • Support for Intel® Turbo Boost, Intel® Virtualization, Machine Check Architecture (MCA) Recovery, and Intel® Hyper-Threading technologies
  • Ideal for server consolidation, large-scale virtualized applications, mission critical business processing (DB, ERP, CRN, batch), data demanding enterprise applications, decision support (data warehouse, Business Intelligence), collaboration, web infrastructure, IT infrastructure, technical computing and high performance computing environments

About AMAX
Founded in 1979, AMAX is a trusted leader in Custom Server and Storage Solutions in North America. Headquartered in Fremont, California, AMAX also has branch offices in several North America locations and China. AMAX's expertise drives two key divisions that deliver customized computing solutions to a wide range of industries. AMAX's Appliance Manufacturing Division provides efficient and top-of-the-line manufacturing solutions and global logistics to OEM customers; and AMAX's Corporate Solutions Division provides innovative and scalable custom server, workstation, server, and cluster products. For more information, please visit

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