AMD debuts six-core Opteron EE processor for cloud computing

amdopteroneempuSunnyvale, Calif. — Aimed at cloud and dense computing environments, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has unveiled is six-core AMD Opteron EE processor at 40W ACP. Delivering up to 31 percent higher performance-per-watt over standard quad-core AMD Opteron processors, the new processor is tailored to meet the low-power demands of server systems and datacenters.

All of AMD’s low-power processors are fully-featured and available with the same AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) technology and AMD-P features for advanced virtualization and power savings capability as standard power versions.

AMD said this 40W ACP processor is currently being integrated in custom solutions programs and will be available from system builders for cloud and Web 2.0 customers where density and low power are key considerations.

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