Advanced Micro Devices today rolled out its new Opteron 6200 and 4200 processors in a bid to regain server market share and become a more relevant player.
The announcement comes amid a bevy of high-performance computing announcements this week at the SC11 conference in Seattle. For AMD, the new chips represent a part of the company’s focus on emerging markets, mobile and cloud computing. These Opterons, which include more cores, performance and efficiency, fall into AMD’s strategy to power cloud computing server farms.
As for the processors, AMD’s new chips, which were code-named “Interlagos” and “Valencia”, promise … Read more