SOURCE: BOXX Technologies

November 14, 2006 07:00 ET

BOXX Launches New 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation With Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors

Powerful 64-Bit Workstation Specifically Engineered to Power Film Post-Production

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2006 -- BOXX Technologies Inc., an innovator in high-performance computing hardware for visual effects (VFX) professionals, today announced the immediate availability of the 3DBOXX® RTX Series Workstation running the new Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processors 5300 series in a unique chassis designed to house up to 15 data drives for up to 1GB/s of storage bandwidth. The 3DBOXX RTX Series is a powerful, high-performance 64-bit workstation specifically engineered to power film post-production.

"The 3DBOXX RTX Series was designed to drive substantial workflow improvements with Digital Intermediate (DI) applications," said 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 post-production applications running on the 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation," said 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."

More on 3D BOXX RTX Series Workstation

The 3DBOXX RTX Series 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. BOXX is a strong proponent of a fully fleshed-out 64-bit and parallel processing technology eco-system, which allows the company to design high-performance computing platforms that drive workflow improvement for VFX professionals.

The 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation is a dual-processor workstation with the ability to run both Dual-Core and Quad-Core processors. Features of the 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation are as follows:

--  2x PCI Express x16 slots
--  2x PCI-X 64/133 MHz
--  1x PCI Express x8 using x4
--  2 x 1394a Firewire™
--  2 x USB 2.0/1.1
--  2x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
--  2x Internal 3.5" hard drive bays
--  10x Swappable SATA/SAS 3.5" hard drive bays
--  2x 5.25 chassis option
--  2x 600Watt EPS Power Supply
--  Optional rack mount
    
For a complete list of specifications, please visit: http://www.boxxtech.com/Products/3DBOXX/RTX_TechSpecs.asp.

Pricing and Availability

The 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstations are available in both Dual-Core and Quad-Core Intel Xeon configurations through BOXX and its worldwide network of resellers. Prices vary with system configurations. All BOXX products include the company's renowned technical support which ensures that users always get the most out of their investment. For more information, call BOXX toll free 1-877-877 BOXX (North America) or 512-835-0400 (outside North America), email sales at sales@boxxtech.com or visit the BOXX website at www.boxxtech.com.

About BOXX Technologies Inc.

BOXX® Technologies Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance workstations and render nodes specifically designed to meet the high-performance and reliability requirements of digital content creators working in the 3D, animation, special effects, digital film, game development and broadcast markets. BOXX's rapid integration of cutting-edge computing technologies selected and optimized to deliver the best possible performance when running digital content creation (DCC) applications is reflected in its extensive line of uniquely featured and highly customizable systems, including BOXX APEXX™ 8, BOXX APEXX™ 4, 3DBOXX™ workstations, GoBOXX and RenderBOXX™ render nodes. For more information on BOXX Technologies Inc., visit the BOXX website at www.boxxtech.com.

BOXX, GoBOXX, APEXX and RenderBOXX are registered trademarks of BOXX Technologies Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Other product and company names herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. BOXX Technologies, 10435 Burnet #120, Austin, TX 78758, tel: 512-835-0400, fax: 512-835-0434. Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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