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New Acer Veriton P Series Workstations Now Available in the United States

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Jun 05, 2013 --

Editor's Summary:

Acer America today announced that its new Veriton P Series workstations are available for commercial customers in the United States. Built for designers, engineers and research professionals, these workstations deliver maximum computing and 3D graphics power in a robust design capable of running 24/7. Enterprise-level expandability and redundancy allow users to tackle even the largest projects with confidence.

Engineered for large workloads and data sets, the Veriton P Series workstations provide the multi-core power, graphics performance and rock solid stability required for advanced applications such as 3D animation, CAD and digital imaging. They're offered in many configurations to suit the gamut of computing and rendering needs and assembled in North America to shorten lead times.

"Our wide range of high-performance workstations deliver significant performance advantages for even the most demanding applications and usage scenarios," said Michael O'Beirne, Acer senior director, commercial product marketing. "We're confident today's serious commercial users will appreciate our flexible operating strategy with component options that enable IT professionals to optimize resources by being able to purchase exactly what they need. We're also pleased to provide them superior technical service via our North American call centers."

Enterprise-Class Performance
Acer Veriton workstations deliver enterprise-class performance with built-in RAID technologies to ensure uptime and the capacity to install up to four hard drives. By pairing server-level components with enterprise-grade 3D rendering hardware, Acer workstations can outperform PCs. Capable of scaling to meet various needs, they're an optimal platform for a wide range of usage scenarios and industries.

The Veriton P Series workstations are available with a variety of NVIDIA's professional 3D and 2D graphics cards as well as Tesla K20c® graphics. The NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics were designed specifically for professional workstations and provide optimized, highly reliable 3D rendering for handling even the most intensive graphics demands. These powerful graphics cards fuel more than 200 professional applications across a broad range of industries from manufacturing and sciences to energy and media. The NVIDIA® NVS™ graphics are an excellent choice for users wanting 2D performance and multi-display support. These graphics solutions are ideal for digital signage, call centers, financial analysis and more. NVIDIA® Tesla® K20c graphics with 2496 CUDA cores provide 1.17 Tflops(1) of computing power, bringing supercomputer performance to a workstation. Powered by CUDA, a leading parallel-computing model, Tesla GPU accelerators deliver cluster-level performance.

The workstations also boast 80 PLUS® Gold power supplies, which provide more than 80 percent energy efficiency at 20-, 50- and 100-percent rated loads.

Model Overview
The Veriton P Series workstations are available in three configurable models. The midrange Veriton P130 F3 features Intel® Xeon® E3 processors, choice of NVIDIA Quadro and NVS graphics processors, 4 DDR3 DIMMs, 32GB DDR3 maximum memory, support for 4x2.5-inch hard drives and a 500W 80 PLUS® Gold-level power supply.

Offering additional power is the Veriton P330 F2 that comes with Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, 8 DDR3 DIMMs, choice of NVIDIA Quadro, NVS graphics and Tesla processors, 128GB DDR3 maximum memory, support for 4x3.5-inch hard drives and optional 4x2.5-inch hard drives, and a 900W 80 PLUS® Gold-level power supply.

The high-performance Veriton P530 F2 offers up to two Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, 16 DDR3 DIMMs, choice of NVIDIA Quadro, NVS graphics and Tesla processors, 256GB DDR3 maximum memory, support for 4x3.5-inch hard drives and optional 4x2.5-inch hard drives as well as a 900W 80 PLUS® Gold-level power supply.

Pricing and Availability
The Acer P Series workstations will be available through value-added resellers and channel partners in June with a choice of three-year standard warranties(2), extended warranties and services. Prices begin at $999 in the U.S.

About Acer
Established in 1976, Acer is an information and communication technology company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers environmentally friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones -- tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally(3), Acer employs 8,000 people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.

© 2013 Acer America. All rights reserved. Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners.

1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes
2) Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy, write to Acer Customer Service, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503.
3) IDC 2012

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