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BOXX Support New AMD Opteron Processors 885 and 285

BOXX Technologies Inc. will further increase the processing power of the new BOXX APEXX 4 super-workstation and its 3DBOXX 7400 and 5400 series dual-processor workstations by supporting Dual-Core AMD Opteron models 885 and 285.

BOXX is committed to providing visual effects customers with leading-edge technology for optimal performance, said Francois Wolf, director of marketing, BOXX Technologies Inc. Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor models 885 and 285 provide outstanding performance and performance per watt resulting in cool and quiet operation, fast rendering and leading-edge reliability for our workstations.

We salute BOXX for being among the first to incorporate innovative technologies in order to address the computing performance requirements of their digital content creation customers, added Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, AMD. The new Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors deliver native dual-core technology and increased compute power within AMDs standard 95-watt maximum thermal infrastructure, allowing them to remain efficient while delivering industry-leading performance per watt.

BOXX workstations are application-tuned and customized by experts to increase the performance of visual effects professionals. BOXX APEXX 4 is one of the only personal workstations powered by four Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors with Direct Connect Architecture, HyperTransport technology and integrated memory controllers in each processor for outstanding performance scaling across eight cores. The incredibly fast data interconnect between CPUs reduces rendering time to mere seconds and provides record-breaking speed when running todays most widely used visual effects software.

BOXX APEXX 4 and 3DBOXX 7400 and 5400 series offering Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor models 885 and 285 will be available through BOXX and its worldwide network of resellers on March 6. Pricing varies with system configuration. BOXX offers flexible financing options for workstation purchases, which are backed by the companys renowned technical support, helping to ensure that users always get the most out of their investment.

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, visual effects, digital film, game development and broadcast markets. BOXXs 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 4, 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX render nodes.