PALO ALTO, CA – Hewlett-Packard (HP) has introduced a low-cost workstation for the entry-level market. Featuring the new Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme processor and 975X Express chipset, the HP xw4400 Workstation is said to be ideal for meeting the computing demands of engineers, designers, video editors and other power users.
“Our customers have an insatiable demand for performance – the xw4400 offers a performance breakthrough over previous system architectures,” said Jim Zafarana, vice president and worldwide marketing manager, Workstation Global Business Unit, HP. “The xw4400 boasts dual graphics capabilities, an internal USB port for secure software licensing and leading acoustic levels, all with less power required at the plug.”
The HP xw4400 Workstation is designed to deliver the performance and flexibility needed by mechanical computer-aided design engineers, architectural engineers, architects and other users in small and medium-size businesses, enterprises and original equipment manufacturers. It comes with Microsoft Windows 32-bit or x64 and has a wide range of graphics, memory and storage options, including serial-attached SCSI hard drives. The workstation also will be Windows Vista Capable at launch and will offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux later this fall. The xw4400 is designed to facilitate print and electronic design, 2D animation, web authoring, video editing and corporate content creation.