Following the official launch of AMDs Socket F Opteron Family yesterday, NVIDIA have just unveiled their top to bottom line of nForce Professional 3000 Series Chipsets, these comprising of 3 variants in the 3400, 3600 and 3050 models.
The nForce Pro 3400 is an entry level part designed for 1P Opteron 12xx servers and workstations. It offers 28 PCI Express lanes with six links in a fixed configuration. NVIDIA's nForce Pro 3600 is similar to the 3400 in terms of PCI Express lanes and links; however the nForce Pro 3600 can be coupled with the nForce Pro 3050 for more expansion. The nForce Pro 3600 and 3050 combination form NVIDIA's high end server and workstation platform. It offers 56 PCI Express lanes with 12 links in a flexible configuration.
SANTA CLARA, CA-AUGUST 15, 2006-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced new additions to the Company's family of NVIDIA® nForce® Professional core-logic solutions designed to offer enterprise customers a high-performance, scalable platform solution for professional servers and workstations. To date, NVIDIA nForce Professional MCPs have been selected to power a variety of server and workstation platforms from leading companies such as HP, IBM, Sun, Fujitsu-Siemens, and others, helping NVIDIA to achieve phenomenal market success over the last two years. Today's announcement of the Company's NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 series-already shipping to NVIDIA enterprise customers-helps solidify the Company's position in the professional computing space and will help NVIDIA customers to develop and design cutting-edge blade servers, computing farms, computer-aided design (CAD), digital content creation (DCC), and advanced visualization platforms.