BOXX® 3DBOXX® 8450 Special Edition Workstation Sets Record as the Fastest Workstation for Floating Point Performance - Creative Planet Network

BOXX® 3DBOXX® 8450 Special Edition Workstation Sets Record as the Fastest Workstation for Floating Point Performance

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AUSTIN, TEXAS, December 8, 2008—BOXX Technologies, an innovator in high-performance computing systems for visual effects (VFX), design professionals, and advanced visualization, has posted a peak of 102 for the benchmark SPECfp_rate_2006® on its 3DBOXX 8450 Special Edition Workstation. This is the highest peak score ever posted by a dual-processor x86 based workstation for this benchmark, which measures floating point performance — a crucial factor for 3D applications and rendering. The SPECfp_rate 2006 was developed by The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC®), a non-profit organization renowned for fair and impartial standardization benchmarks that measure computing performance. “At BOXX we are continuously looking for ways to safely increase floating point performance in our workstations. Faster floating-point performance means a faster and more efficient production pipeline and we know that, for creative professionals, that translates to real value,� said Francois Wolf, director of marketing for BOXX Technologies. The 3DBOXX 8450 Special Edition Workstation was tested with the SPEC® CPU2006 benchmark suite and produced a SPECfp®_rate2006 result of 102. Competitive benchmark results stated above reflect results published on

www.spec.org

as of November 25, 2008. The comparison presented above is based on the best performing 2-socket platforms currently shipping by BOXX. For the latest SPECfp_rate_base2006 benchmark results, visit

http://www.spec.org

. About BOXX Technologies BOXX Technologies has served the high-performance computing needs of professionals in a broad range of industries since 1998, developing workstations and render farms for entertainment media, architecture, research, and defense. BOXX is located in Austin, Texas, with customers worldwide. Media Contact: Julie Swartzlander Scout Marketing Group 512-797-6602

julie@scoutmarketinggroup.com

BOXX Contact Francois Wolf BOXX Technologies 512- 852-3316

fwolf@boxxtech.com

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