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AMD gooses Opteron to 3 gigahertz

Advanced Micro Devices has begun quietly selling new 3GHz versions of its dual-core Opteron server processor, the 2222 SE and 8222 SE, which feature higher performance but consume up to 120 watts compared to 95... More...

IBM, AMD to deepen Opteron ties

IBM and Advanced Micro Devices are expected to announce an alliance, August 1st at a New York event featuring Hector Ruiz, AMD's chief executive, and Susan Whitney, head of IBM's x86 server group, that will... More...

AMD Replacing Faulty Opteron Chips

Advanced Micro Devices is trying to track down and replace as many as 3,000 faulty Opteron processors that could produce "inconsistent results" under an unusual circumstance. The potential problem affects a number of single-core... More...

Sun Unveils New Opteron Based Servers

Sun introduced its new "industry-standard" 64-bit server line today in New York City. The company hopes that its new AMD based server series will compete with server market giants Dell and Hewlett-Packard. Sun... More...

AMD Unveils Low-Power Opteron

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is rolling out a low-power 64-bit Opteron processor that company officials said is ideal for dense platforms such as blade servers. At the Server Blade Summit 2005 in Santa Clara, Calif.,... More...

AMD Updates Opteron, Adds SSE3

AMD has announced three new 64-bit Opteron processors for servers, boosting top speeds to 2.6 GHz and increasing HyperTransport bus performance to 1 GHz. The new models also incorporate the SSE3 software instructions Intel previously... More...

AMD works to chill out Opteron

Advanced Micro Devices plans to announce on Monday technology that will help its server processors run cooler when idle, a feature that could help customers grapple with electricity and air-conditioning costs. Processor... More...

Dell Jumping on the Opteron Bandwagon?

Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM and Sun Microsystems Inc. have all jumped onto the Opteron bandwagon. Dell Inc. remains the only top-tier server maker yet to adopt the 64-bit processor. However, if Hector de Ruiz (AMD CEO)... More...

Opteron Puts AMD to Work

Advanced Micro Devices has gone from an afterthought among server customers to the darling of the enterprise world in just a year. The company's Opteron chip has opened the doors of corporate server rooms for... More...

AMD Optimizes Opteron

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has persuaded three more top OEMs to use the Opteron, but it has a long way to go in persuading many big-enterprise customers to switch from systems that use Intel Corp.... More...

HP Plans Opteron Products

Hewlett-Packard plans to announce Tuesday that it is developing products based on the Opteron processor from Advanced Micro Devices, say sources familiar with the company's plans. The announcement comes one week after Intel announced plans... More...

AMD Opteron Gains Support from Memory Makers

One of the world's most known memory experts – Transcend – released its new registered PC3200 memory modules for server applications in general and AMD Opteron-powered solutions in particular. Transcend's new 1GB PC3200 memory modules... More...

AMD Grows Its 64-Bit Opteron Line

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Tuesday continued growing its line of 64-bit Opteron chips, releasing its 146 model for one-processor systems and its 846 model for eight-way servers. The newest models, introduced at the OracleWorld... More...

AMD Opteron 2.0GHz "Benchmarks" Revealed

Advanced Micro Devices confirmed the upcoming Opteron 2.0GHz processor release by publishing the Composite Theoretical Performance (CTP) calculations for AMD Opteron microprocessors, including x40, x42, x44 and x46 chips with 1.40, 1.60, 1.80 and 2.0GHz... More...

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