IBM unveils Opteron-based workstation

By : |July 31, 2004 0



Specifications: AMD Opteron Model 248 (2.2 GHz) with PC 3200 memory, 2D / 3Dgraphics NVIDIA cards, Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 3.0, SUSE LINUX, Windows XP Professional

Features: IBM IntelliStation A Pro workstation powered by AMD Opteron processor technology is designed to meet the increased memory and graphics requirements of next-generation applications. The A Pro delivers the scalability of 64-bit computing without sacrificing compatibility and performance for existing 32-bit applications.

The new IntelliStation A-Pro expands IBM’s product line introducing the AMD Opteron processor as well as high-memory addressability for deep datasets and HyperTransport technology high-speed architecture that supports 8X AGP graphics and PCI-X.

In addition to dual capable AMD Opteron Model 248 (2.2 GHz) with PC 3200 memory, the IntelliStation offers 2D to extreme 3Dgraphics cards from NVIDIA. IBM will offer the A Pro preloaded with Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 3.0 for 32- and 64-bits.

The A Pro will also run SUSE LINUX at 32-bit and 64-bits as well as Microsoft Windows XP Professional 32-bit with planned support for 64-bit performance, when available from Microsoft.

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Price: Not Specified

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