Fremont, California, November 13, 2008 - HPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of high performance computing server and workstation solutions, today announced the release of its HiPerStation 8000 workstation powered by (8) eight enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors (code name Shanghai).
The HiPerStation 8000, based upon the newest 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor (Shanghai), built on 45nm process technology and featuring significant enhancements to AMD’s industry-defining native quad-core microprocessor technology, offers the following features:
- Support for up to (8) eight Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors running up to 2.7Ghz
- Up to 256GB ECC Registered memory
- 1TB of storage
- Four PCI slots for expandability
- Innovative Quiet workstation enclosure
"The HiPerStation 8000, based on the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor, is a versatile and cost-effective high performance computing (HPC) solution that delivers supercomputer performance to the engineering, scientific, and data analysis workgroups in a single system,” said Kalyana Chadalavada, Director, Systems Architecture.
“AMD is pleased to work with HPC Systems, Inc. in delivering a leading-edge 32-core workstation built on the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor,” said John Fruehe, Director, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “As high-performance computing continues to move beyond research institutions and into the enterprise, the unique capabilities of our new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor such as AMD’s revolutionary Direct Connect Architecture and superior memory bandwidth can help HPC Systems’ customers achieve a new level of performance and energy efficiency in HPC environments found in important vertical markets.”
The HiPerStation 8000 are available for immediate purchase and delivery with pricing starting at $12,500.
HPC Systems, Inc. continues to provide its customers with the latest in industry-leading technologies. By supporting Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors across its product lines, HPC Systems, Inc. ensures that its customers have the option to choose the technology that best meets their needs in terms of performance and value.
The latest server, workstation and storage products from HPC Systems, Inc. are designed to fully support AMD’s full line up of AMD Opteron processors. Ideal for a broad range of applications, server and storage products from HPC Systems, Inc are deployed by our customers in a wide variety of IT environments – from email servers to high-end high performance compute cluster for oil and gas exploration, drug discovery, computational fluid dynamics, financial market analysis, virtualization, multimedia and animation and database applications.
HPC Systems, Inc. is an SDB / 8(A) certified manufacturer and integrator of customized server, storage, workstation, and cluster solutions. HPC Systems, Inc. focus on utilizing standard commodity hardware, standard interconnects and networking technology to develop customized solutions. HPC Systems, Inc. offers the complete range of consultancy, hardware integration, software, design, installation services, and system optimizations services, thus providing an ideal solution for industrial, financial services, life sciences, governmental and educational organizations requiring excellent price/performance for handling high performance computing (HPC) workloads.
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