Supermicro Launches Next-Gen UP Platforms at CES
High-Performance Desktop based on Intel P67 and Q67 Chipsets
SAN JOSE, Calif., January 5, 2011 - Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, today announced the launch of its next-generation, high-performance, UP (Uni-processor) platforms based on the new Intel P67 and Q67 chipsets optimized for Intel 2nd Generation Core i7/i5/i3 processors. Supermicro is demonstrating these new platforms at CES 2011 in Las Vegas, January 6-9 in booth 5621 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
"These newest additions to our UP product portfolio deliver Supermicro's server-class quality and technology benefits to the workstation and high-end desktop markets," said Phidias Chou, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Supermicro. "Designed with the latest chipsets from Intel, these feature-rich platforms are ideal for both personal workstations and gaming solutions."
"We are very excited to join Supermicro at CES for the debut of their new high-performance next-generation Intel processor and chipset-based UP desktop platforms for gaming enthusiasts" said Bjoern Metzdorf, Director of Information Technology at Turtle Entertainment, the company behind the Electronic Sports League (ESL). "Supermicro server products are highly innovative in performance, features and power efficiency, providing a solid back-bone for ESL gaming to our millions of online gamers. The new Supermicro UP platform will intensify gamers' entertainment experience from the front-end as well."
The Supermicro C7P67 and C7Q67-based systems are advanced products that support a variety of leading-edge capabilities. Featuring new technology such as USB 3.0 and SATA 3.0, these systems are capable of delivering amazing data transfer rates of up to 5 Gb/sec and 6 Gb/sec respectively. In addition, these systems provide optional Disk On Module (DOM) support for boot-capable storage devices. They also deliver incredibly fast conversion of video files, enhanced visual quality, color fidelity for spectacular HD playback and significant 3D performance for life-like gaming. These features provide the professional and extreme gaming enthusiasts with the best in extended performance and the ultimate in flexibility.
The systems will be demonstrated at the gaming zone of the CES show, and will be used for the game tournament hosted by ESL in Supermicro's booth. The tournament will be broadcast live with commentary at http://www.ustream.tv/
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Supermicro, the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, provides customers around the world with application-optimized server, workstation, blade, storage and GPU systems. Based on its advanced Server Building Block Solutions, Supermicro offers the most optimized selection for IT, datacenter and HPC deployments. The company's system architecture innovations include the Twin server, Double-Sided Storage™ and SuperBlade® product families. Offering the most comprehensive product lines in the industry, Supermicro provides businesses of all sizes with energy-efficient, earth-friendly solutions that deliver unmatched performance and value. Founded in 1993, Supermicro is headquartered in Silicon Valley with worldwide operations and manufacturing centers in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.Supermicro.com
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