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AMD Remote Graphics Enable Secure Desktop Computing Experience from Data Centers

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AMD today announced a remote graphics option for IT managers seeking to replace existing desktop workstations with energy-efficient thin-client solutions. The ATI FirePro RG220 graphics card delivers a wide-ranging compute experience from the datacenter without compromise, and is designed to help IT managers reduce local power and cooling costs per user while limiting the amount of physical hardware at users’ desks.

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For what is good?
 
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This is actually quite slick. We're on the pendulum back to thin clients...
 
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One more step for the Cloud.
 

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For what is good?
Honestly if they brought something like this into the consumer market..with some decent drivers something like this could completely redefine how small we could make HTPC's.....:toast:
 
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is this allows me to run multiple autocads directly from a server with just one lincense ? :confused:
I don't get the reason for this thing other than storage....
Will it boot to a remote PC without need of a internal hard drive ?
 
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50 users on one server with enough resources to actually run a thin client that works. Awesome.
 
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Not bad. Saw where you can chain two for quad-monitor support (along with the appropriate receiver box) but didn't see how many or even if they could be installed separately for multiple remote users.

Oh well, I'm more excited about RemoteFX coming with SP1 for Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 anyway, shared GPU!
 

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It very well could do that for HTPCs. for the professional side, this is a very good step in the right direction and I agree it is moving more towards Cloud computing, which is a good thing.