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HP xw8600 and HP xw9400 Workstations released

HP xw8600, xw9400 Workstations

HP has announced the shipment of the HP xw8600 and HP xw9400 high-end personal workstation computers targeted at digital content professionals in the broadcast, film/video post-production, animation and graphic arts industries.

“Our personal workstations are widely known as the favorite workhorses of the NAB industry’s top professionals,” said John Thompson, vice president and general manager, Workstations, Personal Systems Group, HP.

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“A new generation of multimedia content, and the incredible groundswell of creativity behind it, is driving technology innovation to new heights. We continue to help power this movement with the latest performance enhancements in our workstations,” Thompson continued.

The xw8600 workstation features up to two Quad-Core Intel Xeon X5482 processors with a 1,600 MHz front side bus and 800 MHz memory along with HP’s expandability and reliability. On the other hand the HP xw9400 workstation includes a choice of three new Quad-Core AMD Opteron 2300 processors.

Both the new workstations are listed on Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Gold, the highest rating available.

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As per the users’ requirements, the xw8600 and HP xw9400 workstations can be made equipped with Windows Vista or XP.

For a better sound quality, the xw8600 and xw9400 offers an optional Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Audio Card.

Pricing and availability information of the new HP xw series workstations are not available as of now.

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