Windows Server 2008 R2 on Magny-Cours

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Mar 31, 2010


According to Microsoft, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V are a perfect match for the new AMD Opteron 6000 CPU series. As noted on Softpedia, Windows Server 2008 R2 supports scenarios in which servers powered by the 6000 series can have CPU usage for the entire processor as well as individual cores and specific logic tailored to specific workloads.


According to Microsoft, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V are a perfect match for the new CPUs.

"Windows Server 2008 R2 in combination with the new 8- and 12-core AMD Opteron 6000 CPUs will enable customers to cut down on the energy consumed to run their servers. A member of the Windows Server division underlined that the latest iteration of Windows Server came with full support for the new power-management features included in Magny-Cours. In this regard, Windows Server 2008 R2 supports scenarios in which servers powered by the 6000 series can have CPU usage for the entire processor as well as individual cores and specific logic tailored to specific workloads. This is possible because Windows Server 2008 R2 plays nice with AMD-P technology and the C1E Power State feature, set up to disable both the memory controller and HT3 links while the server is idle."

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