Delivering Extreme Entertainment With Intel Solid-State Drives
Co-creators of the immensely popular Unreal series of video games and current producers of several AAA game titles, Digital Extremes is among the most successful game development studios in the world. They needs to Maintain a competitive edge by increasing the efficiency of numerous production tasks, from completing new source-code builds to encoding content for multiple game platforms. They deployed to Digital Extremes replaced traditional Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives with Intel X25-M Mainstream SATA Solid-State Drives (SSDs) in workstations used by programmers and artists. They impact to the Intel SSD solution helped accelerate source-code build times by up to 46 percent, enabling development teams to rapidly incorporate testing feedback and giving them time to explore additional creative ideas without increasing costs.