AMD Opteron 6200 Processors Boost Dell PowerEdge Servers

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted November 23, 2011

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has announced changes to its Dell PowerEdge server portfolio with new AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors. According to Dell, the new servers offer better energy efficiency and performance for enterprise applications, Web, private cloud and virtualization. Dell now offers the AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors in its PowerEdge R715 and R815 rack servers, the PowerEdge M915 blade server and the ultra-dense PowerEdge C6145.


"With up to 16 cores per processor, the new AMD (NYSE: AMD) processors achieve up to 24 to 84 percent better performance helping applications to run more effectively, according to AMD. The Dell PowerEdge M915 – the best performing 4-socket AMD-based blade servers on the market– supports four high-performance AMD Opteron 6282SE processors, enabling it to outperform HP’s Proliant BL685c G7 blade servers by up to 8 percent.

"For customers seeking to save data center space, the high-density Dell PowerEdge R815 provides four processors in a 2U chassis compared to the 4U designs of the HP DL580 and HPDL585."

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