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AMD offers up new Opteron 6000 series 8-core and 12-core processors

AMD Opteron 8 and 12-core CPUs debut

Shane McGlaun | Mar 29, 2010 at 1:04 pm CDT (0 mins, 31 secs time to read)

AMD has been making its Opteron processors for a long time and the server segment is where AMD is most competitive with Intel. AMD has unveiled new Opteron 6000 series processors.

AMD offers up new Opteron 6000 series 8-core and 12-core processors | TweakTown.com

The processor line includes 8 and 12-core processors for high volume 2P and value 4P markets. The new processors will be offered in servers by HP, Dell, Acer, Cray, and SGI. AMD claims that the new servers offer twice the performance of its previous 6-core processors.

AMD specifically claims 88% increase in integer performance and a 119% increase in floating point performance. The processors also use less power than previous generations and are more stable.

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