Evesham gives rise to a new class of professional workstations. Introducing the Acumen Family featuring the ‘Core’ and the ‘Creation’ - let your creativity blossom! Evesham, UK, 12th December 2007 The Acumen family of workstations from Evesham incorporate the latest technology to deliver maximum performance for both 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Built with both reliability and performance in mind, the highly expandable Acumen chassis offer easy upgrade paths as your computing needs thrive. Designed with performance in mind, Evesham’s new Acumen ‘Creation’ Workstation meets the intensive demands of Computer Aided Design, Digital Content Creation, Modelling, Electronic Design Automation and Animation. A powerful Intel Xeon Quad Core E5320 processor and 4GB 667MHz ECC RAM deliver super fast rendering power enabling users to complete projects in record time whilst a 640GB Serial ATA 7200rpm hard drive is ideal for storing large images and 3D models. The Creation also offers Dual Quad Core Xeon support for 8 cores Featuring the latest 512MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 graphics, the Acumen Creation Workstation delivers performance, ground-breaking features and unprecedented visuals to meet the requirements of the most demanding workstation applications. NVIDIA’s Quadro FX graphics cards have been certified with all industry-leading application to deliver a leading and reliable platform. The new Acumen ‘Core’ workstation from Evesham has been designed to support CAD, graphic artists, web designers, and basic 3D work. The Acumen Core includes the latest 256MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 570 graphics card which provides stability in 2D and 3D software without breaking the bank. The standard 2GB ram, which is easily upgraded, lets you multitask with ease. The Acumen Core harnesses the power of Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor to deliver performance in multitasking environments and multi-threaded applications. Offering 640GB internal storage for all your data needs, the Acumen Core also provides eSata connections as standard. The Acumen Workstation family feature acoustically optimised chassis and fans which ultimately minimize noise levels to eliminate distractions in all working environments. The Acumen Core features the Aluminium Lian Li PC-V1000B chassis which offers enough space for six 3.5.” hard drives, four 5.25” drives and two 120mm fans to keep the system cool as well as quiet. The Acumen Creation features the Intel SC5299WS chassis which can house six 3.5” hard drives, two 5.25” drives and one 120mm fan. ECC RAM is used as standard in both the Creation and the Core. ECC RAM detects and corrects failing bits in memory on the fly with no impact to applications which reduces system crashes for a smoother working experience. Both the Core and the Creation can also handle dual monitor setups at high resolutions via dual link DVI. The new Evesham Acumen Workstation Family featuring Microsoft Windows XP Professional** as standard is available now from £1291.33 Inc VAT, please visit http://www.evesham.com/acumen/ and see how your ideas can bloom. Example Specifications Acumen Core: From £1,291.33 Inc. VAT Microsoft Windows XP Professional Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor (2.4GHz, 1066MHz, 8MB cache) Intel X38 motherboard 2GB (2 x 1GB) RAM 667MHz ECC 640GB (2 x 320GB) Serial ATA 7200rpm hard drive 256MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 570 graphics Lain-Li PCV1000B Plus midi tower case (210mm x 490mm x 525mm) 1 year warranty Acumen Creation: From £2,231.33 Inc. VAT Microsoft Windows XP Professional Intel Xeon Quad Core E5320 processor (1.86GB, 1066MHz, 8MB cache) 4GB (4 x 1GB) RAM 667MHz ECC 640GB (2 x 320GB) Serial ATA 7200rpm hard drive 512MB NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700 graphics Intel SC5299WS chassis (452mm x 235mm x 483mm) 1 year warranty **A choice of Operating systems is also available from 32bit to 64 bit and from XP to Vista. Custom images are on offer note minimum order quantities apply.