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Supermicro Launches C2SBX Workstation Platform With DDR3 Memory and PCI-Express 2.0 Support


SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept 24, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application optimized, high performance server and workstation solutions, today launched its C2SBX workstation designed for maximum graphics and memory performance in a uni-processor (UP) platform. Besides two PCI Express 2.0 slots and DDR3 1333MHz memory support, the C2SBX also provides connectivity for digital media and outstanding I/O bandwidth.

"By doubling both the memory and I/O bandwidth, the C2SBX delivers excellent graphics and memory performance," said Charles Liang, CEO and president of Supermicro. "Powered by the C2SBX, our new SuperWorkstation 5035B-T features a quiet 465-watt power supply for operation at less than 43 dB, making it perfect for office environments."

DDR3 memory provides data transfers up to 1.6 Gb/second, which is twice the bandwidth of DDR2 (at 0.8 Gb/s). In addition, 1.5-volt DDR3 modules consume less power compared to 1.8-volt DDR2 modules for increased performance-per-watt.

The C2SBX also features PCI-Express 2.0, which doubles the I/O bandwidth to 5 Gb/s from 2.5 Gb/s. Conveniently, existing PCI-Express 1.1 graphics cards are fully compatible with the new PCI-Express 2.0 slots.

Other important C2SBX features include two IEEE 1394 headers for digital media connectivity, on-board high-definition 7.1 audio and two PCI-X slots. As with the predecessor PDSGE platform, Supermicro continues to provide customers with high-performance PCI-X expansion on its workstation platforms.

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About Super Micro Computer, Inc.

Established in 1993, Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and uncompromising quality control to produce industry-leading serverboards, chassis and server systems. These mission-critical Server Building Block solutions provide benefits across many environments, including data center deployment, high-performance computing, high-end workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations. For more information on Supermicro's complete line of advanced motherboards, SuperServers, and optimized chassis, visit, email or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at +1 408-503-8000.


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