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New AMD Opteron Processors Deliver the Best in Performance, Scalability, Efficiency

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AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced immediate launch and availability of its AMD Opteron 6200 and 4200 Series processors (formerly code-named “Interlagos” and “Valencia”). The new AMD Opteron processors are designed to give enterprises:
  • Better performance for business with up to 84 percent higher performance
    [*]Increased scalability for Virtualization with up to 73 percent more memory bandwidth, enabling servers to host more virtual machines and also handle increasing workloads [ii]
    [*]More efficient economics for the Cloud with half the power per core[iii], requiring 2/3 less floor space[iv] and up to 2/3 lower platform price[v]

“Our industry is at a new juncture; virtualization has provided a new level of reliable consolidation and businesses are now looking to the cloud for even more agility and efficiency. We designed the new AMD Opteron processor for this precise moment,” said Paul Struhsaker, corporate vice president and general manager, Commercial Business, AMD. “The wait for the most anticipated new product and architecture for servers is over. Leading OEMs are now offering cloud, enterprise and HPC customers a full suite of solutions based on the industry’s most comprehensive server processor portfolio, the new AMD Opteron family of processors which deliver an inspired balance of performance, scalability and efficiency.”

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Neat. I wonder if you can take th Zurich and use it on an enthusiast level board like the Opterons of old (939). I'd be interested in the performance results.
 
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And you expect locked 8-Core Valencia@2.5GHz to perform better than Bulldozer@4.5GHz? :toast:
 
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And you expect locked 8-Core Valencia@2.5GHz to perform better than Bulldozer@4.5GHz? :toast:
I was just curious about the clock for clock performance. And since when has a locked multiplier stopped anyone from OCing? :wtf:

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I was just curious about the clock for clock performance. And since when has a locked multiplier stopped anyone from OCing? :wtf:

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Not to mention I would take independant cores of Modules with shared resources any day assuming clock-for-clock performance wasn't subnstantially better in the latter.
 
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Not to mention I would take independant cores of Modules with shared resources any day assuming clock-for-clock performance weren't subnstantially better in the latter.
I was curious to see how and if it was any different than the FX chips.
I wonder if the additional HT links would improve performance. Perhaps the additional HT links would have to be a mobo implementation for it to unleash its true potential. Maybe that's what's wrong with BD?
 

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^^ sandy bridge non k?
 
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doesnt the fact that the multis are locked on the non "k" type sandy bridge cpus limit their overclocking potential?
 
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Benchmarks needed for 6228se 16 cores vs i7-2600k / Sandy-crapEe 38**/39** as gaming cpu's or general purpose cpu's. Also dual socket / quad socket motherboard config's.

Seriously time for a AMD cpu EVGA SR2/3 equivalent.

I would rather pay $1000 for a 6228se or oc'd 6276 than for a Intel Sandy-crapEe 3960k.
If the 62** can only go 2 way / dual socket then no 6262HE problem.
Look at the dual socket 62** or more worry in my eye.

Damn, wrong website posting this.
 
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This sounds like it blows away the Bulldozer CPU's.
 
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So it's faildozer 2.0 already.