ASUS announced the KGPE-D16 motherboard for AMD's new server processors:
ASUS today announced the launch of the new ASUS KGPE-D16 serverboard featuring the AMD G34 socket for 8- and 12-Core AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processors. Equipped with an AMD SR5690/SP5100 chipset as well as supporting 4-channels of DDR3 memory per processor, ASUS' unique PIKE upgrade kit, and ASUS ASMB4-iKVM module for remote management, the KGPE-D16 is a reliable platform that runs heavy server operations while achieving exceptionally low power consumption.
Exceptional Processing Threshold with AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform (codenamed "Maranello")
Equipped with the AMD SR5690/SP5100 chipset, the KGPE-D16 utilizes AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processors to help deliver exceptionally efficient performance to handle massive real-world workloads. Tom Lin, general manager, ASUS Server Business Unit said, "The KGPE-D16 serverboard supports extreme performance typical in enterprises or institutions with high-performance computing demands or web-facing servers which reach critical processing levels when internet traffic surges. So we are pleased that the AMD Opteron™ 6100 processor and AMD Server Chipset combination provides the muscle to handle these situations."