Posts tagged as: Opteron

AMD May Be Planning 32-Core Opteron with 128 PCIe Lanes

We’re beginning to see how the Zen architecture will affect AMD’s entire product stack. This news refers to their Opteron line of CPUs, which are intended for servers and highend workstations. They tend  sport a ton of memory, have lots of cores, and connect to a lot of I/O options and add-in boards at the […]

AMD Opteron 64-Bit ARM-Based Seattle Dev Kits Now Shipping

AMD announced on Wednesday the general availability of its Opteron A1100 series developer kit, and the inclusion of the company’s very first 64-bit ARM-based processor, codenamed “Seattle.” AMD began sampling out this chip earlier this year, which will take on Applied Micro’s X-Gene in the server processor market. AMD boasts that it’s currently the first […]

AMD Launches Piledriver Based Opteron 6300 Series CPUs

AMD has launched its new line of Opteron processors for servers. The Opteron 6300 Series have a claimed performance up to 24-percent higher than the Opteron 6200 processors that it replaces, and by using AMD’s new Piledriver core, aims to lower the consumption of power, leading to cooler and cheaper servers. The 6300 line has […]

AMD Names Dr. Gopalakrishnan Corporate Vice President of Its Server Business

AMD announced today that Dr. Suresh Gopalakrishnan, 49, has joined the company as corporate vice president and general manager of its server business, reporting to Dr. Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager, Global Business Units. In this role, Dr. Gopalakrishnan will lead AMD’s server business and is responsible for driving the end-to-end business […]

AMD’s Opteron 3200 Web Server Chips Start to Ship

Chipmaker AMD has just detailed its new eight-core Opteron 3200-series CPUs, meant primarily for cloud and web hosting servers. Based on its current Bulldozer architecture, it can be had in four- or eight-core variants and is rated at 2.7GHz. A Turbo Core mode bumps the clock speed up to 3.7GHz, though only at half the […]

AMD Beats Intel in 45 nm “Low Power” Server Test

A server configured with the new AMD low power Opteron “Shanghai HE- processors used 13 to 21 percent less power while delivering better throughput when compared to a virtually identical server configured with Intel Xeon “low power- processors. The test results were collected during extensive testing by Neal Nelson, an independent computer performance consultant. “The […]

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