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SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2005—Netcell Corporation, leader de la fabrication de processeurs de stockage des données, et XFX, société réputée mondialement pour ses innovations dans le domaine des technologies grand public, annoncent aujourd'hui que la société Scan Computers a choisi d'équiper sa ligne de PC performants 3XS avec la carte de stockage accéléré XFX Revo64. Scan Computers est le premier fabricant de PC au Royaume-Uni pour les mordus de l'informatique.
( BW)(CA-NETCELL) Netcell and XFX Win First European Design with Scan Computers; Scan Computers Are the First European PCs to Feature a Netcell Revolution Storage Processor
Business Editors/High-Tech Editors
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2005--Netcell Corporation, the technology leader in storage processing, and XFX, the internationally renowned consumer technology innovator, today announced that Scan Computers has chosen the XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card for its 3XS line of performance PC's. Scan Computers is the UK's leading enthusiast PC company. "The XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card powered by Netcell's Revolution storage processor gives Scan Computers some very innovative and powerful features," said Elan Raja III, director of Scan Computers UK.
"With this combination, we can not only increase drive capacity and system performance in 3XS systems, we can also protect against drive failure using Netcell's Instant Drive Protection technology Enthusiasts simply cannot lose." The XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card featuring the Netcell Revolution storage processing unit (SPU) delivers a 100% hardware-based RAID engine that powers the industry's only true hardware RAID 0, 1, 3 and JBOD storage arrays.
The XFX Revo64 contains 128MB of onboard cache to speed applications and the operating system and is completely driverless by design, making it easy to install and compatible with all applications.
If a hard drive connected to an XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card fails, the system does not lose data nor does it suffer performance loss
"Scan's 3XS systems are ideally suited for the XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card," said Marnie Sutton, managing director of XFX.
"The Revo64 is specifically designed to overcome the limitations of traditional RAID technology. Powered by Netcell's innovative 64-bit Revolution storage processor, it is the first mainstream RAID solution that combines RAID 0-class performance and RAID 5-class data protection." "Netcell is dedicated to delivering the finest storage processors," said Bobby Sahblok, vice president of sales for Netcell Corporation.
"The protection features of the Netcell Revolution storage processor will make Scan Computer's 3XS line of performance PCs stand out in the crowd." The XFX Revo64 storage accelerator card is a standard feature in Scan Computers 3XS CAD and digital content creation workstations, 3XS audio creation systems and 3XS mid-range and high-end gaming systems.
About Scan Computers
Scan has been a leading e-tailer/retailer of hardware in the UK for over 12 years. In addition to this Scan also builds award winning performance systems, under the brand "Scan 3XS," for uses such as Digital Content Capture, Sound Production, Media entertainment and Gaming
Focusing on an award winning quality service Scan has been able to maintain a solid market reputation over the years. Scan employs just over 150 people at its main office in Bolton.
For more information please visit www.scan.co.uk.
XFX is a global presence in the world of electronic gaming. With its focus on taking gaming to the extreme, XFX has developed an exciting array of video cards, motherboards and accessories that are designed to maximize the entire entertainment experience. XFX is a division of PINE Technologies, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art processing components.
For more information, please go to www.xfxforce.com.
About Netcell Corporation
Netcell is a privately-held fabless semiconductor company that develops host adapter storage acceleration silicon devices for the ATA and SATA host bus adapter, consumer, server, workstation and embedded storage markets. Using a unique patented architecture for writing and reading from multiple disk drives in parallel, Netcell enables a new class of storage product that advances the state-of-the-art for mainstream hard drive storage applications, delivering enterprise-class reliability with better performance, lower cost, and plug-and-play simplicity. Storage products based on Netcell's technology will be aimed at next-generation entertainment PCs and graphics workstations used in media-intensive applications with rigorous performance demands.
For more information, please visit www.netcell.com.
Netcell and SyncRAID are trademarks of Netcell Corporation
SyncRAID and NC5000 are covered by US Patents 6,018,778, 6,237,052 and other U.S. and Foreign Patents Pending
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