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TYAN Announces Support for the AMD Opteron 6300 Series Processors

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TYAN, an industry-leading server platform manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC International Corp. announces that its various G34 based platforms are compatible with AMD's upcoming Opteron 6300 Series Processors (codename: "Abu Dhabi") through a BIOS update. During SC'12 in Salt Lake City this year, AMD will showcase TYAN's new AMD Opteron 6300 based TA70-B8237 Road Runner platform which is designed for implementation into the cloud computing environment and TYAN will display the AMD Opteron supported platforms with PCIe flash LSI Nytro MegaRAID application acceleration cards which are fitting in datacenter, HPC and storage applications.

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I want the 4 socket one to be affordable... *dreams on*
 

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Yes, it can run Crysis.


...for your iPad, over the cloud.
 

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now we just need a Skulltrail based platform again lol
 

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I want the 4 socket one to be affordable... *dreams on*
Opteron 4P servers are much more affordable than 4P Intel servers. I think that Albert Mu and John Williams are trying to say that as far as servers are concerned, they're trying to place their products competitively and I think they've succeeded so far, because AMD's 16 core Opterons are a hell of a bargain starting at 520 USD.

AMD Opteron 6272 Interlagos 2.1GHz 16MB L3 Cache S... @ 519.99 USD
AMD Opteron 6274 Interlagos 2.2GHz 16MB L3 Cache S... @ 599.99 USD
AMD Opteron 6276 Interlagos 2.3GHz 16MB L3 Cache S... @ 849.99 USD

Intel's cheapest 8-core is 1,100 USD (Intel Xeon E5-2650 Sandy Bridge-EP 2.0GHz (2.8GHz ...). Personally I would rather have two 16c processors than one 8 core if I were building a server.
 
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This thread needs mr.Intel (i won't mention any names) to say "pfft, four 12-core CPUs from AMD. Now that is what i call 3960X power"
 

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Waiting to see how 6300 series performs before I plan my next 4P rig. Currently have overclocked 6180SE & 6176SE rigs and the bang for the buck is astonishing, especially with the low cost of used chips considered. Looking forward to the Supermicro offerings as well.
 

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Waiting to see how 6300 series performs before I plan my next 4P rig. Currently have overclocked 6180SE & 6176SE rigs and the bang for the buck is astonishing, especially with the low cost of used chips considered. Looking forward to the Supermicro offerings as well.
wouldnt you just swap the CPUs out then in those?
 
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wouldnt you just swap the CPUs out then in those?
Unless he's using another method to overclock his chips, it takes a hacked BIOS to do it. One may or may not come for his board to support overclocking and the new CPUs.

Besides, more points if he keeps the existing systems running and adds a completely new system! ;)
 

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Unless he's using another method to overclock his chips, it takes a hacked BIOS to do it. One may or may not come for his board to support overclocking and the new CPUs.

Besides, more points if he keeps the existing systems running and adds a completely new system! ;)
Yes, I'm considering adding another 4P rig when the Piledriver cores become more affordable. The [H] Next Gen o/c Bios currently only supports Magnycours. Interlagos is coming shortly and hope then onto Piledriver. Magnycours still outperform Interlagos even with 16 less cores per rig.