AMD debuts three new quad-core Opteron processors

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 03 2008 @ 17:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Three new quad-core Opteron 1300 series processors for one-socket servers and workstations were released today by AMD.
Global tier-one OEMs including HP and Dell plan to incorporate the new processors into upcoming platforms, and global supercomputer leader Cray is now shipping Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processor-based Cray XT4™ systems and upgrading some of the world’s fastest supercomputers to incorporate Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processors.

The new Quad-Core AMD Opteron Models 1352 (2.1GHz), 1354 (2.2GHz), and 1356 (2.3GHz) processors are designed to empower small to mid-market customers to meet growing IT and budgetary demands and increase business productivity. With the enhanced computing capabilities of AMD’s native quad-core architecture in the same socket and thermal requirements as previous AMD Opteron 1000 Series processors, and industry-leading power management and virtualization innovations such as Enhanced AMD PowerNow!™ technology and Rapid Virtualization Indexing, Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processors provide small and mid-size customers an energy-efficient yet powerful computing platform that can maximize IT resources and grow with their business demands.


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