AMD rolled out their Opteron 6200 and 4200 Series Embedded processors last week. The new AMD Opteron 6200 Series Embedded processor is the world’s first 16-core x86 processor. The AMD Opteron 4200 Series Embedded processor is the world’s lowest power server processor (fewer than 5 watts per core). The new AMD embedded server processors are ideal for high-end embedded systems. Select models are planned to be available for embedded market’s longevity need of seven years.
The AMD Opteron 6200 Series Embedded processor features AMD Turbo CORE technology, which enables processors to independently boost clock speeds up to 500MHz-1GHz automatically to respond to the dynamic need for more application performance in embedded enterprise systems. The AMD Opteron 6200 offers a rich mix of performance, scalability and efficiency for highly threaded embedded environments such as embedded servers, networking, and storage systems. These high performance scalable applications benefit from the modular design that features up to 33% more cores and up to 35% greater performance in a smaller silicon footprint than AMD’s current products.
The AMD Opteron 4200 Series Embedded Processor leverages previous versions of AMD Opteron 4000 Series Embedded processors. The AMD Opteron 4200 features the new Bulldozer architecture, which increases the core count by 33% and maintains the compute density by using a smaller more efficient, 8-core design while maintaining the same power/thermal ranges.
The new AMD embedded server processors are ideal for embedded enterprise applications, such as networking, storage, rendering Embedded servers and security appliances.
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