iBUYPOWER Introduces New Professional Series Workstations

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News Posted: Fri, Jul 29 2011 2:59 PM

iBUYPOWER announced a new Professional Series line of workstations that feature 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors, RAID cards and NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards. These systems are designed to run demanding applications from companies such as Adobe, Autodesk, RTT, Dassault Systemes, and Bunkspeed. Like other iBUYPOWER systems, the new line is fully customizable. The iBUYPOWER Professional Series Line starts at $1,069.

iBUYPOWER Launches New Professional Series Line of Workstations

Fully customizable systems feature 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Processors
and NVIDIA Quadro Graphics Cards

El Monte, CA – July 28, 2011 – iBUYPOWER, a leading innovator of integrated solutions, is excited to announce the launch of its new Professional Series line of workstations.    Each of the powerful new systems features cutting edge technology like 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors, RAID cards and NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards.  All of the new Professional Series workstations are fully customizable and can be configured to meet the specific needs of any creative professional.

“We understand the challenges creatives face and the level of performance they demand from their workstations” said Darren Su, Executive Vice President of iBUYPOWER.  “That’s why it was imperative that we design the iBUYPOWER Professional Series with the best components available and that we make the systems fully customizable to fit each industry’s specific needs.”

The new workstations’ Intel® Xeon® processors offer advanced features like  Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Hyper Threading Technology to improve efficiency and help creatives get the most out of their new systems.  The powerful 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors are capable of running multiple demanding programs and applications without having to compromise speed or performance.

The Professional Series’ NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics cards deliver up to 5x faster 3D performance and 8x faster computational simulation across a broad range of design, animation and video applications. The professional-class GPUs are ideal for accelerating applications from companies like Adobe, Autodesk, RTT, Dassault Systemes, Bunkspeed and many more.

The iBUYPOWER Professional Series Line is available exclusively at iBUYPOWER.com and starts at $1,069.

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I am still amazed at the performance for the money today. You gotta love times like these.

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Most of these boutique systems are good for your basic Photoshop needs.

But to get a rocking system that you will be happy with to run programs like Maya, It is better to piece a system together yourself. You will tend to get more for your money if you buy parts when they go on special. Usually for that 1K price you only get the lowest GPU available. A good card like an Nvidia Quadro will run you 1K alone.

Most times, I find that these systems tend to be overpriced to match the market. Since they want to hit up the pros who will pay double the cost of parts for the convenience of having a turnkey.

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3vi1 replied on Sat, Jul 30 2011 2:59 PM

I like iBUYPOWER. I'm usually horribly picky, and build my own systems, but after having this one for quite a while now, I find it to be a care-free beast.

I'd definitely recommend them to a friend.

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