Dell Expands Precision Workstation Portfolio With T1700, R7610
The Precision R7610 rack workstation will be available starting at $2,179, and the T1700 Mini-Tower and Small Form-Factor are available on June 4.Computer maker Dell announced an expanded Precision workstation portfolio that includes the smallest tower workstation chassis in its class, the Dell Precision T1700 small form-factor, and a rack workstation, the Precision R7610. The Precision R7610 rack workstation will be available on May 21 starting at $2,179, and the Precision T1700 Mini-Tower and Small Form-Factor are available on June 4 worldwide. Pricing for both T1700 workstations will be released on June 4, a company statement said. The company said the Precision T1700 small form-factor (SFF) is approximately 30 percent smaller than competitive systems. The T1700 SFF and the Precision T1700 Mini-Tower (MT) are designed and certified for engineering, architecture and finance professionals. The workstations also are aimed at higher education and high-school students working with 2D, entry-level 3D simulation or multitasking with applications. Both the T1700 SFF and T1700 MT offer next-generation Intel processors, Nvidia and AMD graphics with PCIx x16 Gen 3 slots and expanded independent software vendor (ISV) certifications. The T1700 SFF offers two front USB 3.0 ports to help move data faster and enable connectivity to external media and accessories.
"Dell continues to build on our heritage of developing innovative, cutting-edge workstation technology by adding the smallest tower and most powerful rack workstation to our Dell Precision portfolio," Neil Hand, vice president of tablet and performance PCs at Dell, said in a statement. "With increased power, reliability and new virtualization capabilities, these workstations deliver uncompromising performance, dependability and smart design that engineers and other high-end application users need to be successful."