AMD Announces Support for Opteron 6000 Series

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Mar 18, 2010


Code-named 'Magny-Cours', the AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform supports extreme performance typical in enterprises or institutions with high-performance computing demands and web-facing servers which reach critical processing levels when internet traffic surges. In the company's most recent news release on Market Watch, AMD announces forthcoming products from MSI, Tyan, Supermicro and other channel system providers.


AMD has announced a lineup of motherboard and channel products for the soon-to-be available AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform.

"'Our strength is in the ability to provide vast combinations of features, performance and power for the dynamic server market,' said Etay Lee, general manager, Network & Communication Business Unit, Gigabyte. 'With the ability to offer 8- or 12-cores on a stable, high density, multi-node server platform, we are able to address a wide range of customer needs and are scheduled to begin shipping to those customers this month.'"

"'MSI has developed the new 8- and 12-core regular server platform solutions for enterprise environments that demand high density and expandability,' said Norman Tsai, vice president, Enterprise Platform R&D Division, MSI. 'These customers' workloads also require reliability, availability and security features that the new AMD Opteron 6100 Series processor brings to this new product line.'"

Read the Full Press Release at Market Watch

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