IBM debuts dual core Intel workstation

by admin August 28, 2005 at 10:51 am

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 ?جø¬?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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