DENVER - HP (www.hp.com)
has introduced powerful and energy-efficient multi-core workstations featuring
the industry's first volume Quad-Core processors from Intel Corporation.
"HP and Intel are setting the industry standards for
multi-core workstation computing," says Chris Christopher, senior VP and GM of
HP's desktop business. "By combining the quad-core power with HP performance,
our customers can take workstations where they've never gone before."
The HP workstations, featuring the new Quad-Core Intel Xeon
5300 processor series, will have a starting price of $2,349 and are expected to
be available starting November 14th.
"Our customers have an insatiable demand for performance,"
notes Mike Diehl, product marketing manager for HP. "The innovation surrounding
the new Quad-Core workstations represent a significant advancement in
From professional 2D to high-end 3D graphics, DCC
applications running on the Quad-Core workstations should see immediate
performance increases, especially running multiple applications and
Chris Vienneau, Toxik product manager for Autodesk
Media and Entertainment says, "Autodesk Toxik's scaleable image processing
architecture, partnered with the new Intel technology in the HP xw8400, allows
artists to work interactively with ultra-high resolution in full floating
point. This performance increase really grants artists the freedom to be
creative but also gives them the confidence to deliver the quality the market