AMD Unveils 64-Bit ARM Strategy

November 1, 2012

On Monday, AMD announced it is adding ARM-based Opterons to its portfolio, the first non-x86 server chips in the company's history. The new processors, due out in 2014, will use 64-bit ARM SoCs on top of its SeaMicro Freedom Fabric technology, and will be aimed at the datacenter and cloud space. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader and Michael Feldman

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

AMD Blazes New Path with Bulldozer

August 24, 2010

Advanced Micro Devices is hoping Bulldozer, the company's first x86 microarchitecture redesign in seven years, will bring back the glory days for the Opteron. AMD revealed additional details about the new architecture this week during the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

AMD Confirms 12-Core Opteron Production

February 23, 2010

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

By Michael Feldman

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