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IBM Unveils Energy-Efficient Servers Powered by Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors

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AMD today announced growing industry support for the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor among global OEMs continues with IBM’s launch of three updated System x servers. Designed to address customer priorities such as energy efficiency, performance, scalability, and virtualization, the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based servers from IBM offer an exceptional power-efficient platform for today’s most demanding datacenters.


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Interesting. Big fan of the IBM research and development crews. Energy Efficiency at the expence of performance seems to be a growing thing these days and on everybody's lips.
 
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Indeed, it seems to be the way things are moving although slowly. I personally think this is smart as I do the samething at home...efficiency is far more important to me over just outright speed. It's all about 'harmonic' balance :)

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Interesting. Big fan of the IBM research and development crews. Energy Efficiency at the expence of performance seems to be a growing thing these days and on everybody's lips.
Well its not too much at the expense of performance. The idea behind efficiency is that you get the most performance with the least amount of power. More or less a ratio if you will.
 

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energy efficency helps reduce the cost of running a server, and many companies and looking for energy efficent servers, because clients want that stuff, because its cheaper to run then a power hungry server
 

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Nice pump up for AMD if you ask me.
 
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Agreed, it's nice to see AMD and IBM playing nice together as they're my two favorite computer companies :D. If they merged I could only imagine the greatness that would come from that...not to mention the hardware that would be the result.

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