AMD Debuts New Opteron 6000 Series CPUs

Posted: Mar 29 2010, 8:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:15pm CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


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AMD has offered up its latest CPUs for the server market called the Opteron 6000 series. The processor line includes 8-core and 12-core parts and is designed for high volume 2P and 4P markets. The processors are able to perform at twice the level of previous generation AMD 6-core processors.

AMD claims 88% higher integer performance and 119% higher performance with real world data center loads. The CPUs have 33% more memory channels per processor than other 2P solutions and have a 50% higher DIMM capacity compared to previous generation chips.

Major OEMs like HP, Dell, Acer, Cray, and SGI will all be offering server platforms using the new Opteron 6000 series processors. The CPUs also have a wide range of power management features and features to make them more consistent and scalable.

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