Cubix Xpander Desktop Elite QF

Cubix Xpander Desktop Elite QF

Cubix Xpander Desktop Elite QF

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Cubix Xpander Desktop Elite QF

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Product Highlights

  • Supports 4 x GPU/Graphics/PCIe Cards
  • Temperature-Controlled Exhaust Fans
  • LED Status Indicator
  • 1500W Independent Power Supply
  • Simple and Quick Installation
  • 250 Mating Cycles Maximum/Connector
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The Xpander Desktop Elite QF from Cubix is an external PCIe slot expansion system with 4 PCIe Gen2/Gen3 x16 expansion slots (x16 electrical) and temperature-controlled exhaust fans for your desktop workstation. The Xpander Elite is designed for broadcasters, digital production sets and digital post-production workflows which require plenty of additional power and PCIe slots. It also provides optional remote management features while maintaining a small physical footprint and whisper-quiet operations.

Using only 1 PCIe x16 slot in a host PC or Mac Pro, Xpander Elite provides you with four to six additional full-length, full-height PCIe slots for multiple nVIDIA graphics cards and SDI capture cards from Blackmagic Design, AJA, nVIDIA and others. You can add multiple RED Rocket cards, high-performance nVIDIA Quadro Series graphics by PNY, fiber optic Host Bus Adapters, RAID controllers, PCIe-based solid state drives; all of the above using only one slot in the host workstation or server.

The Xpander Elite features integrated remote management, front panel LCD system status read-out and control interface, 1500W power supply and four variable speed, temperature-controlled exhaust fans for cooling even the most demanding PCIe devices. This means one Xpander Elite can process up to 12 HD-SDI data streams simultaneously (depending upon application and capture devices used) while operating in near silence within mobile production rack cabinets with its host workstation and third-party storage systems.

Install blazing fast hardware acceleration within minutes
Features four PCIe Gen2/Gen3 x16 expansion slots (x16 electrical) in each Xpander Desktop Elite
Front panel LED status indicator
Features up to four single-slot or dual-slot graphics cards such as nVIDIA Quadro 4000/ 5000/6000
Up to four dual-slot GPU cards such as nVIDIA Tesla C2050/C2070/C2075
Up to four dual-slot consumer graphics gaming cards like GeForce GTX 580/680
An independent 1500W power supply to meet any expansion requirement
4x variable speed, temperature-controlled exhaust fans
Simple and quick installation with minimal impact per operator desktop; just install a host adapter and a graphics driver
Each x16 cable and connector provides a 250 mating cycle duty cycle
Benefits
  • Hardware acceleration without purchasing a customized PC workstation or a new Mac Pro (2008+)
     
  • Works with almost any standard PC featuring PCIe Gen2/Gen3 x8 or x16 open slot (s)
     
  • Add multiple graphics or GPU cards to any computer regardless of power supply limitations
     
  • Add multiple graphics or GPU cards without having to specify, purchase, install and configure new computers
     
  • No power or cooling needed from the host computer; Xpander Desktop Elite provides its own power and cooling
     
  • Zero or minimal impact on operators' desktop screen configuration
     
  • Less impact on operators' desktop space than a customized tower workstation
     
  • Connect two or more GPU-Xpander units to one computer (using two or more PCIe x16 slots available in the host computer)
Applications
  • Production broadcasting or cinema applications requiring high-performance GPUs, SDI or HD-SDI audio/video capture cards from Blackmagic Design, AJA and nVIDIA DaVinci Resolve color correction
     
  • Assimilate scratch
     
  • Adobe CS6 (after effects 3D ray-tracing, Mercury Engine)
     
  • GPU-accelerated rendering products such as V-Ray RT 2.0+, SHOT/MOVE, iRay, Arion and others
     
  • Visualization walls
In the Box
Cubix Xpander Desktop Elite QF
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Host Interface 4 x PCIe Gen2/Gen3 x16 expansion slots (x16 electrical) in each Xpander Desktop Elite
    Supported Cards Graphics Cards: nVIDIA Quadro 4000/5000/6000
    GPU Cards: nVIDIA Tesla C2050/C2070/C2075
    Consumer Graphics Gaming Cards: GeForce GTX 580/680
    Mating Cycles 250
    Power Supply 1500 W
    Cooling Fan 4 x variable speed, temperature controlled exhaust fan
    LED Status Indicator Yes
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    Package Weight 27.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.4 x 17.0 x 13.2"
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