SGI (NYSE: SGI - news) and ESI have announced that they have succeeded in achieving unprecedented computing power using the latest generation SGI(TM)supercomputer, SGI(TM) Origin(TM) 3000 series, and ESI PAM-CRASH to assist BMW in creating a crash simulation engine. BMW was also able to significantly shorten the design-cycle time using SGI Origin 3000 Series rather than conventional design analysis technology. The result for future BMW Series 5 owners is even safer automobiles delivered in a shorter period of time.