Now shipping with
Intel’s newest desktop processor, Niveus’ high-performance rack-mount media
server delivers a high fidelity high definition experience throughout the home.
Milpitas, CA –
November 14, 2006 – An award-winning designer and manufacturer of media
servers based on the Windows Media Center platform, Niveus Media announces the
company’s 2007 Pro Series - n9 media server is now shipping with the new Intel®
Core™ 2 Extreme quad core processor QX6700. Continuing to solidify the
company’s reputation by incorporating only the most innovative hardware and
software in their products, Niveus’ n9 offers a powerful, multi-zone digital
entertainment solution; all in a convenient rack-mount form factor.
Achieving unprecedented speed and performance across a wide
range of multimedia and multi-zone applications, the quad core processor joins
the Pro Series’ already impressive list of features, including Intel® Viiv™
technology, Nvidia’s GeForce Series 7 Graphics, and 3 terabytes of storage.
Intel’s new quad core processor provides four independent cores with dedicated
threads, to efficiently off-load tasks, thereby freeing the other processor;
maximizing the Niveus
effectiveness in serving up media to multiple rooms of the house.
Enabling simultaneous local HD DVD playback, and multiple,
independent sessions of HD television and music playback throughout various
zones, amongst other functionality, the n9 with quad core processor offers the
power, compatibility, and connectivity to perform as a central media hub.
Maintaining faster frame rates and improved acoustics leveraging the quad core
processors platform thermal control, the n9 delivers a higher performance audio
“Intel’s Core 2 Extreme quad core processor provides
boundless opportunity for the Niveus
says Greg Pearson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and President,
Intel Americas, Inc. “The n9 is a fast and innovative solution targeted at
media enthusiasts, and we are proud of Niveus’ commitment as an Intel channel
Niveus’ Pro Series is housed in a sleek, compact chassis
(measuring 3U) with ears for fast and easy rack mount installation. In addition
to being Windows Vista Capable and CableCARD Ready, features include: Niveus’
patent-pending Niveus ConvergencePanel™; HDMI; RS-232; an integrated flash card
reader (SD, MMC); RAID 5 Hard Drive Data Protection; 3TB HDD storage; 4
television tuners (2x NTSC, 2x ATSC); 4GB of RAM; and 8-channel analog audio or
digital coaxial audio.
On November 8th, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®)
recognized Niveus Media’s Pro Series – n9 media server as a CES Innovations
2007 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree within the home theater accessory
For more information on Niveus Media, please visit www.niveusmedia.com.