Alienware announced the availability of the new Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 operating system on the Alienware MJ-12 7550a workstation. Powered by Windows x64, MJ-12 7550a workstations offer faster performance and greater reliability while delivering a seamless migration to cutting-edge 64-bit applications. In addition, Windows x64 will soon be available on Alienware’s other desktop workstations.
With support for up to 128GB of RAM, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition allows the Alienware MJ-12 7550a to provide increased performance for memory-intensive applications by speeding up the manipulation and rendering of large digital files. Memory bottlenecks are reduced when working with large files thanks to improved communication between RAM and hard drives.
Optimized for 64-bit processors, the Windows x64-based MJ-12 7550a workstation gives users the power and versatility to run both 32-bit applications and demanding 64-bit applications on the same system. By offering the most reliable and secure Microsoft operating system available, the MJ-12 7550a delivers the stability of a server in a desktop.
“Alienware recognizes that the needs of creative professionals and other video and photo editing users are continually expanding, leading to increasing demand for the latest innovations as soon as they are available,” said Patrick Cooper, director of product management for Alienware. “Backed by the highly advanced technology of Windows x64, Alienware MJ-12 7550a workstations eliminate the performance limits of current 32-bit systems.”
With Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, the MJ-12 7550a now features the enhancements of Windows XP Professional and Windows XP Service Pack 2, such as advanced wireless support, increased manageability and control, and stronger security settings.
“Windows XP Professional x64 Edition running on Alienware MJ-12 7550a workstations provides customers with the significantly enhanced performance, reliability and security that comes with 64-bit computing,” said Brian Marr, senior product manager of Windows at Microsoft Corp. “Customers with MJ-12 7550a workstations powered by Windows XP Professional x64 Edition will see immediate benefits today and will enjoy more as the industry creates new 64-bit drivers and applications.”
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