45nm AMD Opteron

November 13, 2008

Quad-Core AMD Opteron

Today AMD is announcing it’s first 45 nanometer Quad-Core Opteron Server processor, it will require a third less power then the previous generation Opteron and with a larger cash enabling advanced virtualzation capabilities.

The Quad-Core Opteron is optimized for high speed DDR2 memory creating more efficiency with less power in the Data Center for a welcomed decrease in the overall cost of cooling.

Partners HP, IBM, SUN and Cray are shipping servers today with the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron. AMD is the processor provider for Windows Azure cloud services.

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