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AMD marks two years of Opteron with dual-core

Advanced Micro Devices has introduced the fist six models of its Opteron microprocessor to feature two processing engines, or cores, on a single chip.
The Sunnyvale, California, chipmaker's first dual-core Opterons will be targeted at servers with four processors and will begin shipping over the next few weeks in Hewlett-Packard Co.'s ProLiant BL45p and DL585 systems and Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Sun Fire V40z servers. The new Opteron processors that will power these systems will be the 1.8GHz Model 865, the 2GHz Model 870 and the Model 875, which will have a clock speed of 2.2GHz.

Written by Robert McMillan and Stacy Cowley25 April 05 22:00