IBM debuts dual core Intel workstation
Big Blue combines Intel workstation and server teams
IBM today lifted the lid off its latest top-of-the-range Intel-based workstation, the IntelliStation M Pro 6218, which the company said has been built using the same quality assurance and testing processes as its high end xSeries servers.
Based on the latest 64-bit Intel Dual Core Pentium D processor, the workstations are designed to run applications such as mechanical design, electronic design, drug discovery and digital content creation.
The IntelliStation M Pro delivers up to eight Gigabytes of maximum memory ?Ã˜Â¬Ã¸Â¬?double that of its predecessor. Combining this expanded memory with 64-bit processor technology and a 64-bit operating system can improve the performance of CPU-intensive applications such as Autodesk’s 3ds Max by up to 39 per cent, IBM claimed.
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