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AMD Enables Efficient and Cost-Effective Solutions on Windows Server 2012

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AMD today announced that it has worked closely with Microsoft throughout the Windows Server 2012 development process to deliver an exceptional server solution powered by its award-winning AMD Opteron processors. AMD Opteron processors are ideally suited to deliver unparalleled server price performance, maximizing productivity and delivering compelling total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers.

Both companies have optimized their respective hardware and software technologies to address the rapidly expanding demands of today's business computing environments, from extensive virtualization and the continued move to cloud computing to managing increasingly larger amounts of online data. For example, Microsoft makes extensive use of servers powered by AMD Opteron processors in its Windows Azure public cloud. With Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, customers can now enjoy unprecedented scalability with support for up to 64 virtual processors and one terabyte of memory per virtual machine and support for up to 4,000 virtual machines per cluster.

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Lets hope their Piledriver cpu's are more competitive with Intel
 

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why do you think it "ain't" going to happen?
 

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why do you think it "ain't" going to happen?
Because it would require a miracle, and it will not be a miracle. It will be an improvement though. It depends on what you're comparing too.
 
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Because it would require a miracle, and it will not be a miracle. It will be an improvement though. It depends on what you're comparing too.
No need for a miracle, as long they have a good price for performance. AMD took a big chance on tha Bulldozer style of design and should pay off in the long term. But i agree they should have at least made sure they outperform the Phenom II's.