RioWorks PDPEA --- The High-End Performance Workstation
Taipei, Taiwan, November 18, 2002 - Arima Computer Corp., the world'
leading original, design, and contracted manufacturer, today announced
the launch of dual Xeon processors (Prestonia 533) and E7505 chipset
mainboard--- RioWorks PDPEA. PDPEA is released at the same time
as Intel® debuts its latest E7505 chipset, which Intel® describes
as a high-performance chipset designed for the next generation workstation.
Arima is the first manufacturer to deliver the workstation mainboard
based on Intel® dual Xeon processors and E7505 chipset to the market
at production volume.
PDPEA scales up the workstation performance by supporting dual
Xeon FSB533 processors and E7505 chipset. By leveraging Intel® Hyper-Threading
technology and new chipset, PDPEA provides the most powerful platform
to satisfy today's needs on highly integrated performance workstation.
Moreover, the additional features include one AGP 8X slot and supporting
USB 2.0. AGP 8X is the next generation VGA interface specification
to enable enhanced graphics performance with high bandwidth, and
adding one AGP 8X slot can support an advanced 3D graphic card to
fulfill the high quality graphic demands. USB 2.0 is the latest
connectivity standard for next generation components and peripherals.
It features transfer speeds of up to 480Mb/s and is backwards-compatible
supporting all the USB devices of today and tomorrow.
Besides as a distinguished performance workstation, PDPEA is also
price competitive comparing other dual Xeon processors solutions.
"Customers are looking for solutions not only can provide outstanding
performance," stated Shelley Chang, manager of Server Product Management,
"but also with low cost. PDPEA is a cost-effective solution for
budget-constrained IT managers to upgrade their systems."
Other than that, PDPEA provides dual PCI-X buses for excellent
business expansion and performance capability. With 4 DDR266 memory
DIMM slots, PDPEA offers maximum 8GB memory capability to increase
interactivity for faster insight, applications and workloads demanding
large memory can get a boost in performance. Designed for business
mission oriented system, PDPEA is integrated with Gigabit Ethernet
controllers and Promise's ATA 133 IDE RAID on board. Gigabit Ethernet
is the latest and more powerful LAN function, and the dual channel
ATA 133 IDE RAID can dramatically increase the overall system performance
on data transmission. The driver planning of RAID 0, RAID 1 and
RAID 10 can ensure the system with more performance and security.
Arima Computer, one of leading original, design, and contracted
manufactures in the world. With full spectrum of digital product
design, development and manufacturing, through an efficient global
logistic manufacturing system, a powerful technology and engineering
combination, Arima is a value added business enabler and a good
manufacturing partner in business of worldwide basis. For more information
about Arima, please visit www.arima.com.tw.
Press Release Contacts
Arima Server Sales & Marketing Specialist
Phone Number: 886-2-2749-5588 Ext: 298
Fax Number: 886-2-2761-8010