Big Performance. Small Footprint.
Looking for a high-end workstation that delivers groundbreaking performance and exceptional
processing power to space-constrained environments? Then look no further. Developed in
close collaboration with hardware and software partners, the next-generation Dell Precision
490 workstation combines a flexible, compact chassis and intelligent power management to
deliver an ideal solution for financial trading floors, performance clusters, render farms and
other crowded, power-sensitive environments. Optimized for performance, reliability and
scalability in environments where space is at a premium, the Dell Precision 490 lets you power
through complex tasks and complete your projects faster than the previous generation.
• New Dual-Core Intel Xeonprocessors deliver performance gains over the previous
generations of up to 45% in single-threaded applications*
and up to 155% on
• New memory architecture increases memory bandwidth by 500% to deliver nocompromise compute performance in a compact, rackable form factor
• Up to 32GB1
quad channel DDR2 fully buffered DIMM ECC memory
• New SAS (Serial attached SCSI) hard disk storage delivers up to 50% higher
performance than SATA 10K
• Innovative, new, dual-orientation chassis, with added slots for expandability
Visual Realism with High-Performance OpenGL Graphics
Dell Precision offers an intelligent selection of high-performance graphics cards that can
satisfy a range of customer needs from unprecedented OpenGL 3D performance to dependable
2D performance with optional dual monitor capability.
Optimal Scalability in a Compact Chassis
With additional DIMM slots to expand memory capacity up to 32GB1
, and an innovative new
chassis designed for flexibility, the Dell Precision 490 provides a highly scalable, cost-effective
architecture with performance capabilities that can fundamentally change the way you work.
If you’re looking to optimize efficiency and power usage with a platform ready to scale to
higher performing, lower wattage multi-core processors of the future, the Dell Precision 490
is the ultimate choice. And with ISV application certification, you can be sure your applications
will run efficiently on Dell Precision workstations, today and tomorrow.
Peace of Mind Through ISV Application Certification
Dell partners with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to certify system and
application compatibility to ensure optimized performance in demanding workstation
environments. And, to assure access to the latest productivity enhancing technology solutions,
Dell invests in the workstation ISV community by providing the hardware platforms needed to
further multithreaded and 64-bit application development. By maintaining strong relationships
with ISV application developers, Dell engineers can provide ongoing optimization and support,
should you need it.