Server admins, rejoice. AMD has updated it's Opteron line with more choices that use the updated Bulldozer core, Piledriver. The new Opteron 4300 and 3300 series of processors are destined for the mid-range and entry-level performance segments and give potential customers more choices.
In total, nine new Opteron processors were unveiled today and their specifications range from a 4-core, 25W part, the 3320E, all the way up to the 4386, an 8-core, 95W part. The highest priced Opteron to be released today is the 4376HE at $501, with most of the parts being under $400.
"The Piledriver core architecture shared by the AMD Opteron 4300 and 3300 Series processors provides optimized performance, power and price for today's customer," said Suresh Gopalakrishnan, general manager, Server Business Unit, AMD. "These new processors are ideal for cloud providers, web hosts and small- and medium-sized businesses who want to address their space and power constraints. With a simple upgrade, existing customers can obtain more performance and improved energy efficiency and new customers will obtain compelling value and ROI."
You can read the full press release and get the full details directly from AMD so that nothing is lost in translation.