PROCESSORS

June 1st, 2009

(PR) AMD Releases Six Core Opteron “Istanbul” Processors

Available five months ahead of schedule, “Istanbul” is an industry game-changer AMD today announced availability of the world’s first six-core server processor with Direct Connect Architecture for two-, four- and eight-socket servers. Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processors (code-named “Istanbul”) extend AMD’s commitment to offering server customers superior value at every price point with unmatched platform flexibility. [...]

May 27th, 2009

Intel Showcases 8 Core “Nehalem-EX” Xeon Processors

Intel Corporation today previewed a new Intel® Xeon® processor codenamed “Nehalem-EX.” The processor will be at the heart of the next generation of intelligent and expandable high-end Intel server platforms, which will deliver a number of new technical advancements and boost enterprise computing performance. In production later this year, the Nehalem-EX processor will feature up to eight [...]