AMD launches Opteron 248 HE processor

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 23 2005 @ 14:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD announced a new 55W Opteron processor made on the 90nm for 2-way servers or workstations.
The new AMD Opteron processor 248 HE intended 2-way applications is clocked at 2.20GHz, incorporates dual-channel PC3200 memory controller, 1MB of cache and SSE3 technology. The chip is designed for Socket 940 infrastructure with thermal envelope of 55W, just like all AMD Opteron processors with HE moniker. Among the improvements over the previous generation HE products, the new chip features 1000MHz HyperTransport bus and SSE3 software instruction set in addition to minor micro-architectural tweaks.
More details at X-bit Labs


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