Dell Unveils Eight-Socket HPC Box

February 14, 2011

Dell has introduced an ultra-dense rack server built for high performance computing. Based on the latest and greatest Opteron 6100 series ("Magny-Cours") processors, the PowerEdge C6145 puts two independent four-socket servers in a 2U chassis, offering up to 96 cores, 1 TB memory, and 10 PCIe slots. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Intel, AMD Battle Again to Power Supercomputers in India

May 6, 2010

Latest x86 chips fuel burgeoning HPC build-out. Read more…

By Bibhu Ranjan Mishra

AMD Launches Intel Counter-Assault with New Opteron Chips

March 29, 2010

AMD has officially launched its Opteron 6100 series processors, code-named "Magny-Cours." Available in 8-core and 12-core flavors, the new 6100 parts are targeted for 2P and 4P server duty and are being pitched against Intel's latest high-end Xeon silicon: the 6-core Westmere EP processor for 2P servers and the upcoming 8-core Nehalem EX processor for 4P-and-above servers. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Westmere Ushers in the Second Coming of Multicore

March 18, 2010

Latest silicon from Intel, AMD and NVIDIA will change the workstation-cluster dynamic. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

AMD: OEMs primed for Opteron 6100s

March 17, 2010

But what about the tier ones? Read more…

By Timothy Prickett Morgan

AMD Touts Core Competency

March 16, 2010

Chipmaker takes swipe at Intel HyperThreading. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

AMD Tries to Draw Intel Into Chip Battle

March 8, 2010

AMD offers up 48-core server prize. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

AMD Confirms 12-Core Opteron Production

February 23, 2010

Magny-Cours siting on eBay forces chipmaker to respond. Read more…

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