|| ||"Sami Mkaddem" <smkaddem-AT-rocketcalc.com>|
|| ||Rocketcalc(R) Announces Powerful New Personal Clusters Based on High-Efficiency Dual-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors|
|| ||Mon, 14 Nov 2005 16:56:56 -0500|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Rocketcalc(R) Announces Powerful New Personal Clusters Based on
High-Efficiency Dual-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors
Seattle, WA, November 14th, 2005 -- Rocketcalc announced today the Saturn
270 HE personal cluster with sixteen AMD Opteron(TM) processor cores.
Available with up to 64 GB total RAM and 8 Gbps total network bandwidth,
Saturn brings serious 64-bit cluster computing power to your desk in a
compact, quiet and affordable package.
Quiet, Cool, Efficient and Productive
Saturn features the power-efficient, high-performance, 64-bit Dual-Core AMD
Opteron processor Model 270 HE. Powered from a standard wall outlet, the
Saturn chassis provides significant airflow without generating excessive
Rocketcalc's highly efficient Saturn systems are turn-key, ready-to-run
GNU/Linux clusters with SuSE(TM) Linux and a wide selection of available
performance-tuned popular HPC software. Designed from the beginning as a
personal computing cluster, the Saturn series addresses the power and noise
constraints of an office or bench-side setting without compromising the
requirements of a high performance computing application. A comprehensive
selection of available optimized HPC applications and simple, secure
web-based access tools make Saturn remarkably productive and easy-to-use
right out of the box. As easy to manage as a traditional workstation, Saturn
sets a new standard for high-performance computing versatility.
"The dual-core Saturn brings an unprecedented level of cluster computing
power to the workstation. The AMD Opteron processor provides proven high
performance, high efficiency, and affordability. Our customers agree it is
an amazing architecture," said Dr. Bryan Lewis, general manager at
"The low power consumption and industry-leading application performance of
the AMD Opteron processor is ideal for enterprise-class data centers and at
the same time is driving innovations like Rocketcalc personal cluster
systems," said Patrick Patla, director of Server/Workstation marketing at
AMD. "Rocketcalc is taking the concept of clustered systems for
high-performance computing applications directly to the work area and
empowering individuals working on complex problems with 64-bit capability
that is cool, quiet and simple to manage."
Rocketcalc is immediately accepting orders for the dual-core Saturn. For
additional specifications, configuration and ordering information, please
Having pioneered the idea of the personal supercomputer in 2001, Rocketcalc
is the leading provider of turnkey personal supercomputers for applications
ranging from bioinformatics to computational physics. Rocketcalc has
customers on four continents and beyond, having once received an order from
the International Space Station.
All trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of Rocketcalc LLC
or their respective owners. Prices displayed in US dollars.
AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Opteron and combinations thereof, are
trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational
purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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