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AMD Opteron 6200 Series Processor Family Wins the Linley Group Analysts' Choice Award

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AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its AMD Opteron 6200 Series processor family, based on the new “Bulldozer” architecture, was chosen as the winner of The Linley Group’s first annual Analysts’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize the top processor products of 2011 in several major categories including embedded, mobile, PC, server, design IP and related technology. To choose each winner, the Linley Group’s team of technology analysts focused on merits of the leading products that began shipping between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011.

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is there any score chart or comparison scores?
 
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I expect this to stay cricket chirping quiet. No one wants to see cheap opteron servers banging xeons around. :rolleyes:
 
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Well good to see the AMD optmorons are doing well in a category against Intel chips of the same purpose.
 
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Good job AMD. :D
 
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if you want a gaming computer get a core i7
if you want a supercomputer, get a quad G34 system.
Not saying that you can't build a supercomputer with intel, but the cost of G34 based motherboards and cpus is really low compared to the competition.
G34 does makes sense, a lot.
 
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delivers about 20 percent greater integer performance and nearly 40 percent greater floating-point performance[ii] than comparable processors


Would have expected those figures inverted (+40% INT, +20% FP). Wasn't BD rigged for superior integer performance?
 
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Opteron Setup:
2x Opteron 6282 SE
32 Cores -- 32 Threads
128GB DDR3-1333 RAM

Xeon Setup
2x Xeon X5690
12 Cores -- 24 Threads
48GB DDR3-1066 RAM

Seems a tad lopsided. It's great AMD won, but why didn't they compare them using identical RAM setups, or as close to identical as possible? Running one of the setups with 33% the amount of RAM as the other, and using RAM that's slower as well, seems like a weak way to do comparisons.
 
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Maybe that's what the platform supports? :confused:
 
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Let's say those two platforms cost the same, which one would you buy? In this case the AMD costs cheaper and offers a dump load more.
Once again, good job AMD :D
 
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I expect this to stay cricket chirping quiet. No one wants to see cheap opteron servers banging xeons around. :rolleyes:
imma send this link to my bro who is the head server manager of a bank of a whole state :p