Alienware's MJ-12 8550I Workstation with Intel Xeon 5100 Series

Alienware has unleashed a new addition to its award-winning MJ-12 desktop workstation family: the new MJ-12 8550i powered with the Dual-Core Intel Xeon processor 5100 series. In addition to being the first Alienware workstation equipped with dual-core Intel Xeon processors, the MJ-12 8550i allows users to load their system with the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 or Quadro FX 4500 X2 graphics cards, as well as up to 16GB of memory and up to four 15.000 RPM hard drives.

The MJ-12 8550i's dual-core Intel Xeon processors provide up to three times the performance/watt of single-core processors, handling demanding MCAD and DCC applications with ease and enabling businesses to get more done in less time. The Xeon-powered workstation is also perfectly suited to take on multi-threaded applications without any decrease in performance, as well as memory-hungry applications like medical simulations and complex renderings thanks to 16GB at 667MHz of DDR2 FBDIMM memory.

By being configurable with the new Quadro FX 5500, which features a 1GB frame buffer, or the new Quadro FX 4500 X2, which includes 4 dual-link DVI outputs and 1GB memory, the MJ-12 8550i delivers greatly increased graphics memory and speed for projects like volume rendering and broadcast applications. The high quality graphics capabilities can be enjoyed on up to four monitors per graphics card for maximum viewing flexibility. Furthermore, with four 15.000 RPM Serial Attached SCSI hard drives at hand, users can take advantage of both an abundance of storage space and blazing-fast data access.

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