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New ATI Stream Development Platforms Now Available from Colfax and Exxact

New ATI Stream Development Platforms Now Available from Colfax and Exxact

 

Third-Party Support Grows for Application Acceleration on AMD Hardware

 

Sunnyvale, Calif. --11/17/2009
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced developers can now acquire fully configured ATI Stream technology-enabled development platforms from Colfax and Exxact. These new systems provide developers and researchers with complete development platforms, leveraging the latest high-performance AMD GPU architecture along with AMD's OpenCL™ 1.0-compliant ATI Stream SDK 2.0 to deliver up to 2.72 TFLOPS of compute performance.

 

The systems feature a mix of high-performance AMD CPUs and chipsets, as well as the ATI RadeonTM HD 5800 Series graphic processors. Colfax and Exxact Corporation both excel in offering customers highly customizable, powerful computing solutions in a range of form factors. Both companies work with AMD to address highly compute-intensive applications that span from the data center to the desktop, and ATI Stream technology helps these solutions to maximize the entire system's processing capabilities.

 

"Developers have been very enthusiastic about the ATI Stream SDK and its support for industry standard OpenCL on both GPUs and CPUs," said Patricia Harrell, Director of Stream Computing, AMD. "These high-performance platforms from Colfax and Exxact Corporation help developers to immediately realize the benefits of ATI Stream technology."

 

Colfax

 

Low cost entry level system: CX1250

 

- Single AMD PhenomTM II X4 processor up to 3.4GHz
- Up to 16GB DDR3 Memory
- Up to 2 Double Wide ATI Video Cards
- Up to 4 SATA Drives with RAID
- AMD 790FX Chipset

 

High performance, versatile and expandable system: CX1450

 

- Dual Six-Core OpteronTM 2000 Series processors
- Up to 128GB DDR2 ECC Registered Memory
- Up to 1 Double Wide ATI Video Card
- Up to 8 Hot Swap SATA/SAS Drives with RAID
- AMD SR5690 Chipset

 

"AMD and Colfax have a history of working together to deliver leading-edge GPU computing solutions that help accelerate application performance, ultimately enabling fast development and time to market" said Gautam Shah, President and CEO of Colfax International. "The new Colfax platforms deliver all the tools developers need to create and optimize applications using ATI Stream technology."

 

Exxact Corporation

 

Entry Level: Low cost entry level system supporting up to two video cards.

 

- Single AMD PhenomTM II X4 processor up to 3.4GHz
- Up to 16GB DDR3 Memory
- Up to 2 Double wide ATI Video Cards
- Up to 4 SATA Drives with RAID
- AMD 790FX Chipset

 

High End: High performance, versatile and expandable system supporting up to four video cards.

 

- Dual Six-Core AMD OpteronTM 2000 Series CPU's
- Up to 128GB DDR2 ECC Registered Memory
- Up to 4 Double wide AMD Video Cards
- Up to 8 Hot Swap SATA Drives with RAID
- Dual AMD SR5690 Chipsets
- Pedestal or Rackmount

 

"AMD and Exxact have a history of working together to deliver leading-edge GPU computing solutions that pack an incredible amount of performance into a range of form factors," said Jason Chen, Director of Business Development, Exxact Corporation. "Enabling our customers to have access to development platforms optimized for OpenCL combines that performance with much needed open standards, helping to maximize the hardware for an engaging experience for the end user."

 


About AMD

 

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.

 

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