BOXX 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme Base unit

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BOXX 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme Base unit

The 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme Edition delivers amazing performance you won’t find anywhere else.

Supporting two over-clocked, 6-core Intel Xeon 5600 series processors running at up to 4.2 GHz and with 4 GPU's, the 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme is hands down, the fastest workstation in the world.

Built for Speed

The 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme rivals the speed of our competitors' standard dual processor workstations and are capable of reaching core speeds of up to 4.2 GHz with liquid cooling.

Run Multiple Applications

Designed to accommodate multi-threading, multiple applications, and complex production pipelines, the 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme workstations deliver high-powered, multitasking performance for 3D and 2D design, animation, advanced visualization, desktop rendering, VFX compositing, video editing (compressed and uncompressed HD and DPX), and digital intermediate (DI).

Intel Xeon Processor Options

Choose from six core or quad core, standard or over clocked, Intel Xeon 5600 Series processor options essential for multiple, professional applications and complex workflows.


The Intel Xeon 5520 chipset supports an 8 core system for up to 4.2 GHz, providing outstanding support for all professional creative applications.


The 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme is tested by BOXXlabs for stability with professional software applications and feature:

  • Hyperthreading providing up to 8 virtual cores for multitasking with single-threaded applications
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX, GeForce, Tesla or ATI FirePro professional graphics cards
  • 64-bit scalability, extra memory bandwidth and next generation PCI Express 2
  • Chassis designed for quiet operation in creative environments

The 3DBOXX 8550 Xtreme features a range of available performance level options delivering astounding single processor power for professional software applications.


Key Features

Intel Xeon 5600 Series Six or Quad-Core Processors Up to 192 GB DDR3 memory based on 16GB technology Seven PCI-E x16 2.0 Single Width and Double Width GPU Slots Liquid Cooling


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  • Chipset

    Intel 5520 (Tylersburg-36D)

  • Chipset I/O Controller


  • Colour


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon 5600

  • CPU Speed

    4.2 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    2 x 5.25" External
    6 x 3.5" Internal

  • Drive Support


  • Expansion Slots

    3 x (x8) PCI-E
    4 x (x16) PCI-E

  • Form Factor


  • Front Panel I/O

    1 x Audio out
    1 x IEEE 1394a (Firewire) Port
    1 x Microphone
    2 x USB Ports

  • Input/Output

    2 x E-SATA ports
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    2 x Serial Ports
    4 x USB 2.0 ports
    6 x SATA 3Gb/s ports

  • Liquid Cooled

    Yes - Liquid Cooled

  • Manufacturer

    BOXX Technologies

  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type


  • Network Adapter

    2 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports

  • Network Ports


  • Network Socket


  • Product Range

    BOXX 3DBOXX 8550 Extreme

  • PSU Output Capacity

    1500 Watts

  • RAID Support (SATA)

    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 10

  • SATA Controller

    Intel ICH10R

  • System Bus

    QPI (up to 6.4 GT/s)

  • System Cooling

    Liquid Cooled

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