Appro Introduces Mid to High-Range Level Workstation Solution for the High-Performance and Techn
Posted by Maria McLaughlin (Friday October 24 2003 @ 09:34PM EDT) [ ]
Appro Scorpion WH300 Workstations based on AMD Opteron™ Processors offer excellent performance and system expandability for demanding compute-intensive applications.

SEG Conference and Expo - Dallas, TX – October 27, 2003 – Appro (, a leading provider of high-performance enterprise computing systems announced the availability of the Appro WH300 workstation based on dual AMD Opteron™ Processors. The Appro WH300 workstation is designed for the most demanding professionals who require speed and efficiency when dealing with demanding compute-intensive applications. This workstation is ideal for complex and demanding graphic applications such as Mechanical Computer Aided Design (MCAD) and Engineering (MCAE) for automotive and aerospace, petroleum exploration and production, scientific visualization, designers, digital content creation artists, 3D modeling and CAD.

The new workstation delivers high compute performance with expandable storage capabilities. In addition it runs 32-bit applications faster while you migrate to 64-bit computing for long-term investment protection. This dual AMD Opteron™ processor workstation platform is expected to help users increase project productivity through exceptional application, visualization and data-throughput with outstanding price/performance.

Appro WH300 Key Features: Dual AMD Opteron™ processors, simultaneous 32-bit and 64-bit computing capability, HyperTransport™ Technology, up to 16GB of random access memory, up to 1.5 TB of storage space available, PCI-X support, integrated FDD and CD/DVD drive, 8x AGP graphics capabilities, choice of up to 6 internal, fixed HDDs – PATA, SATA, or SCSI or 5 hot-swappable SCSI kit or 4 hot-swappable SATA kit, ATI® and NVIDIA graphics solutions and Windows or Linux operating systems.

“Appro Scorpion WH300 Workstations, based on AMD Opteron processors, will offer an outstanding portfolio of highly flexible, scalable solutions for the high-performance and technical computing markets,” said Daniel Kim, President and CEO of Appro.

The Appro Scorpion WH300 workstation is currently available in the United States through APPRO and its authorized international reseller channels. The list price for the entry-level configuration begins at $1,995 U.S.

About Appro Established in 1991, APPRO is a privately held company headquartered in Milpitas, California. APPRO enables a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable, and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet infrastructure and Linux cluster market. Additional information at

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