Weinig opwindend nieuws, maar onze vrienden van Silicon Graphics gaan dus ook PIIItjes toepassen in hun -die willen we allemaal hebbuh- Visual Workstation. Hier wat geblah uit de press release:
Silicon Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:SGI) today announced that it will offer Intel's new Pentium® III and Pentium III XeonTM processors at speeds of up to 550MHz in its new Silicon Graphics 320TM and Silicon Graphics 540TM visual workstations. The new Intel® Pentium III and the Pentium III Xeon processors feature more than 70 new instructions that further enhance the visual computing performance of the Silicon Graphics family of visual workstations. Available immediately, the Silicon Graphics 320 visual workstation, with an Intel Pentium III 450MHz processor, is priced starting at $4,065 U.S. When shipped with an Intel Pentium III 500 MHz processor, the Silicon Graphics 320 visual workstation is priced starting at $4,365 U.S. All Silicon Graphics 320 standard and recommended configurations will have the ability to upgrade to a new Intel Pentium III processor.
"Silicon Graphics' new visual workstations provide the industry with a truly differentiated product that is able to exploit the most advanced performance improvements in our processor technology," said Anand Chandrasekher, general manager, Intel workstation products division. "We are pleased to see the continued level of excellence and innovation Silicon Graphics is providing using Intel architecture."