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TANGENT COMPUTER ANNOUNCES MEDALLION 820 PRO DV DESKTOP SYSTEM.

Tangent Computer announced the Medallion 820 Pro DV - a high-performance, multimedia desktop system that takes advantage of Intel's 866MHz processor and i820 (Coppermine) chipset. The Medallion 820 Pro DV is designed with the speed, power and premium components users expect in a high-end multimedia workstation, but at a fraction of the cost. Configured with front-line graphics, video, sound, I/O, and fast-RPM storage components, the Medallion 820 Pro DV is optimized to handle processor and graphics-intensive tasks, and has high quality sound and video.

The Medallion 820 Pro DV is aimed at anyone who needs both power and speed for viewing rich multimedia, creating multimedia content, 3D rendering, 2D or CAD applications, graphics intensive applications requiring floating point calculations, or just for raw processing power. This system will support future Pentium III implementations, has digital video capability, fast FireWire connectivity, good serviceability and solid system configuration.

Tangent's Medallion 820 Pro DV is powered by an 866MHz Intel Pentium III processor and Intel CC820 motherboard with Intel i820 (Coppermine) chipset. This new chipset delivers support for 100 and 133MHz system bus. It supports 4x AGP to ensure compatibility with the latest high performance video display adapters, while the Ultra ATA/66 disk I/O supports the fastest hard drives available.

Based on the new .18 Micron technology, the i820 chipset delivers extreme number crunching performance, which allows complex applications to run smoothly and quickly. The i820's Dynamic Execution Microarchitecture makes the most efficient use of processor core and external busses. Intel's new SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) Internet Streaming extensions bring the multimedia experience to life by providing faster downloads and playback of graphics, video, or audio files.
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Date:May 8, 2000
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