|[August 12, 2014]
New Dell Precision Tower and Rack Workstations Deliver Outstanding Performance Gains, Enabling Customers to Design without Limitations
VANCOUVER, British Columbia --(Business Wire)--
Adding to the world's most comprehensive line of workstation solutions,
Dell (News - Alert) today announced new mainstream and performance tower and rack
workstations, the Dell Precision Tower 5810, Tower 7810, Tower 7910, and
Rack 7910, designed to address the critical requirements of customers in
compute-intensive fields such as engineering, manufacturing, and media
and entertainment. Updated with Intel's latest Xeon processors,
DDR4memory, next-generation graphics technology from NVIDIA (News - Alert) and AMD, and
doubling the amount of memory from the previous generation1,
these powerful, scalable systems are optimized and independent software
vendor (ISV) certified to run the most demanding applications. In
addition, Dell is releasing a new version of the Dell Precision
Optimizer v2.02, which automatically configures workstation
settings to maximize application performance.
New Dell Precision tower and rack workstations: Tower 5810, Tower 7810, Tower 7910, Rack 7910 (Photo: Business Wire)
"From powering the designs of a leading surfboard maker to enabling the
complex visual effects created by Academy Award-winning studio
Framestore, Dell Precision customers depend on powerful workstations to
help create beautifully complex projects," said Andy Rhodes, global
executive director for Dell Precision workstations. "Every key component
of our new workstations has been updated, resulting in outstanding
performance gains to help our customers design without limitations."
New Tower and Rack Workstations Deliver Ultimate Performance and
The updated Dell Precision tower workstation portfolio includes the
single socket Tower 5810 and high-power dual processor Tower 7810, which
both offer innovative design features within a compact footprint, and
the highly expandable Tower 7910 that delivers ultimate workstation
performance and scalability. The innovative chassis design on the
systems includes quick release hard drives, a tool-less, externally
accessible power supply, and a lockable front bezel for added security
and delivers improved acoustics performance, running up to 49 percent
quieter than Dell's previous generation of tower workstations3.
Dell is also announcing updates to its leading edge rack workstation,
with the introduction of the new Dell Precision Rack 7910, which offers
all the capabilities of the Tower 7910 in a 2U rack form factor, with
complete qualification and support for workstation virtualization with
Citrix XenServer and VMware ESX hypervisors. It is also the first Dell
Precision workstation to include an Integrated Dell Remote Access
Controller (iDRAC), which increases security by enabling complete remote
datacenter manageability in a "lights out" environment.
Delivering outstanding performance gains over previous generation
systems, the new tower and rack workstations feature next-generation
Intel Xeon processors and are available with the latest AMD FirePro and
NVIDIA Quadro professional-grade graphics technology. The new
workstations also offer improved I/O performance and data availability
with up to 1TB4 of DDR4 RDIMM memory, enabling users to
manage complex data sets rapidly and with ease. Availability of
Thunderbolt 2 technology on the new towers increases productivity and
workflow innovation, supporting data transfer speeds of up to 20Gb/s and
allowing for simultaneous 4k video file transfer.
Increased Productivity and Application Performance with Dell
Precision Optimizer v2.0
The new systems feature the latest version of Dell's performance
enhancing software tool, the Dell Precision Optimizer v2.0 (DPO), which
will be available for download starting September 4, and will be
factory-installed on Dell's new line of tower workstations beginning in
mid-October. DPO v2.0 provides automatic dynamic performance tuning of
the workstation system settings according to the applicaion, an
exclusive feature of Dell Precision workstations, and enables
consolidated system utilization tracking, reporting, and system updates.
As measured by industry standard benchmark tests, Dell Precision
Optimizer v2.0 increases application performance by up to 121 percent5.
With Dell Precision Optimizer v2.0, users will have access to an updated
graphical user interface for improved usability, enhanced systems
management capabilities, and expanded language support. The update also
adds new performance profiles for Autodesk (News - Alert) 3ds Max and Inventor,
increasing total available profiles to 13, including Adobe Creative
Cloud (PhotoShop, Premier Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder), Autodesk
(AutoCAD, Maya), Dassault Systèmes (CATIA, SolidWorks), PTC Creo, and
Siemens (News - Alert) NX.
Enabling enhanced productivity, the systems also feature Dell's Intel
Cache Acceleration Software for Workstations (Intel CAS-W), a
caching solution that improves storage speeds for better overall
Dell's Most Secure, Manageable and Reliable Workstations
Available with Dell
Data Protection malware, authentication and encryption endpoint
security solutions and backed by a Dell limited hardware warranty6
and optional 24x7 direct access to enterprise-level support with Dell
ProSupport, the new systems offer best-in-class security, manageability
and reliability. Dell's exclusive, patented Reliable
Memory Technology (RMT) proactively prevents catastrophic memory
failures and extends memory life, while Dell-unique Intel vPro
extensions allow remote BIOS management and hard drive wipe, even when
systems are offline. The Dell Client Command Suite provides free
automation tools that help automate and streamline system deployment,
monitoring and updating in complex IT environments.
Dell works closely with independent software vendors (ISVs) such as
Adobe (News - Alert), Autodesk and Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks to ensure that the Dell
Precision Tower 5810, Tower 7810, Tower 7910, and Rack 7910 workstations
are tested and certified in advance of launch, allowing customers to
access new technology faster than ever and easing their transition onto
a new hardware platform.
Another innovative feature available on the new systems is the Dell
Quick Resource Locator (QRL), which provides immediate access to
extensive system information and detailed "how to" videos accessible via
smartphone and a model-specific QR code, helping customers to be more
efficient and effective in managing their hardware.
Extending Dell's partnership with Teradici, the two companies today
introduced new software that gives mobile workers instant access to
a rich remote computing experience regardless of location. The new Teradici
PCoIP Workstation Access Software offers an ultra-secure solution
that makes remote access possible in a matter of minutes. The new
easy-to-deploy software client is compatible with the Tower 5810, Tower
7810, Tower 7910 and Rack 7910 as well as earlier Dell Precision
OEM Solutions is also offering an XL version of the new Precision
tower and rack workstations, with a stable platform and three year
component stability, specially designed to enable OEM customers to
better manage their solution life-cycles.
The new Dell Tower 5810, Tower 7810, Tower 7910 and Rack 7910
workstations will be available worldwide starting on September 9, 2014.
"Dell Precision workstations are well engineered and extremely
reliable," said Christophe Meslin, head of systems support at Academy
Award-winning visual effects studio Framestore. "Our artists use them
full-on during the day and then at night they join our massive Dell
render farm. Despite that constant use, not one of the two hundred we
bought last year has failed."
"NVIDIA Quadro is the overwhelming choice of leading creative and design
professionals, and our new professional GPU lineup puts Quadro at the
center of the most demanding visual computing workflows," said Jeff
Brown, vice president and general manager, Professional Solutions Group,
NVIDIA. "Dell Precision Workstation users will experience dramatic
increases in graphics and compute performance and seamless interaction
with the complex datasets associated with 4k and above. They'll also
enjoy stunning photo-realistic renderings of their product designs at
much faster speeds than before."
"With our next generation AMD FirePro™ workstation graphics card family,
we're redefining workstation graphics performance at every level. With
larger graphics memory configurations, improved graphics and compute
processing power and application performance gains across the board,
we're enabling professionals - from the entry-level user up to the
ultra-power user - the ability to do more," said David Cummings, senior
director and general manager, Professional Graphics at AMD. "By offering
Dell Precision Workstation customers the choice to accelerate their
workflows with new AMD FirePro™ W2100, W4100, W5100 and W7100 graphics
cards, Dell underscores its commitment to enable customers with
powerful, reliable workstations that deliver improved performance over
previous generation systems."
"Today's expanded portfolio announcement underscores Dell's leadership
and momentum in the global marketplace for high-performance
workstations," said Dan Cordingley, president and CEO of Teradici.
"Together, Teradici and Dell have collaborated to bring feature-rich,
high-fidelity computing resources on remote workstations to Dell
Precision end users in a variety of markets over the past several years.
Building on our successful track record, Teradici is delighted to extend
our partnership today with the introduction of PCoIP Workstation Access
Software for existing and new Dell Precision hardware to a growing base
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and
services that give them the power to do more. For more information,
1 1TB of memory available post RTS on Tower 7910 and Rack
7910; available with 512GB of memory at launch.
convention change from previous version Dell Precision Performance
Optimizer (DPPO) v1.09 to Dell Precision Optimizer v2.0.
Richly configured Dell Precision Tower 7910 systems run up to 49 percent
quieter under heavy processor workloads vs. the predecessor (Dell
4 1TB of memory available post RTS on
Tower 7910 and Rack 7910; available with 512GB of memory at launch. GB
means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity
varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be
5 Based on Dell internal testing (July 2014), as
measured using benchmark SPECapc Creo 2.0 running PTC Creo 2.0 on
Windows 7 64-bit Professional SP1, comparing WireFrame Graphics
Composite results between a Tower 5810 system with E5-1620 v3 4C 3.5GHz,
4x4GB 1600, Quadro K4200 340.52, 500GB 7200, A00 BIOS with the Dell
Precision Optimizer PTC Creo Performance Profile and the same system
with factory default settings.
6 For copy of Ltd
Hardware Warranty, write Dell USA LP, Attn: Warranties, One Dell Way,
Round Rock, TX 78682 or see www.dell.com/warranty.
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