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Enterprise IT Planet: IBM Intros Opteron-Powered IntelliStations

Mar 19, 2004, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pedro Hernandez)

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"In a move that mirrors the firm's early support for the Opteron server chip in 2003, IBM is now making room in its workstation business for AMD's 64-bit capable processor.

"The company's new IntelliStation A Pro line of workstations are built around Opteron 200 series processors in speeds ranging from 1.8 GHz to 2.2 GHz. The A pro joins a workstation family that includes the Pentium 4- and Xeon-based M Pro and Z Pro, respectively.

"Models can be ordered with Windows XP professional or 64-bit Red Hat's Enterprise Linux WS3. Also common to all IntelliStation A Pros are graphics subsystems from NVIDIA, DDR SDRAM, and a choice of SATA or dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI drives all within a 6-bay minitower..."

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