Opteron 4000 / 6000 Series

AMD Opteron 4000 Series

Perfect for high-end telecom servers and storage, AMD introduce the world’s lowest power-per-core server processor offers exceptional cost efficiency, platform flexibility.

“Until now, customers wanting to build a dense and power-efficient cloud or hyperscale data center had to shoehorn expensive, higher-end solutions into their computing environment, or they had to choose low-power client-based designs that may not have offered the right level of performance and server functionality,” said Patrick Patla, corporate vice president and general manager, Server and Embedded Division, AMD. “With the AMD Opteron 4000 Series platform, these customers now have a server platform that is extremely power- and cost-efficient, allows a high degree of customization, and is also an ideal solution for high-end embedded systems.”

  • Power remains the number one concern in the data center2. The AMD Opteron 4000 Series platform offers four- and six-core performance at less than 6W per core, reduces power up to 24% over the previous generation3, and allows more than double the servers within the same power budget as previous generation platforms3.
  • The current business climate means many customers must look closely at capital expenditures and re-evaluate IT budgets. In addition to on-going savings associated with ultra power-efficient platforms, the AMD Opteron 4100 Series processor offers price points as low as $99 and is a no-compromise, trusted server-class processor with full feature sets.
  • The AMD Opteron 4100 Series processor is ideal for custom-designed servers because it allows for smaller heat sinks, power supplies, and fans, as well as low voltage memory to help improve power efficiency. Depending on how the system will be used, customization also allows unnecessary, power-consuming features to be eliminated, further driving cost and power efficiency.
  • This platform is available with embedded industry-standard 5+2 years longevity and provides the power, price, and performance balance required for high-end, commercial-class embedded systems with specific target markets and long product life cycles.
  • While highly flexible, the AMD Opteron 4000 Series platform is chipset-consistent with the 8- and 12-core AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform and is planned to support the new “Bulldozer” core, planned for 2011.

AMD Opteron 6000 Series

Built to excel under heavy workload, the AMD Opteron 6000 series platform offers the only twelve-core x86 processor.

Performance for demanding workloads

Match tough workloads with the right fit server platform, and realize superior performance in memory and compute intensive workloads.

Consistent platform that scales:

Take control now with Direct Connect 2.0 architecture consistency, including power, virtualization and memory innovations, and socket compatibility with planned AMD Opteronâ„¢ 6200 Series processor.

Business value without compromise:

Gain advantages normally reserved for high-end systems, with exceptional value, low total cost of ownership, and generational consistency.

Target: Enterprise Class 2-way and 4-way Servers

  • Twelve-core and Eight–core, L2 – 512K/core, L3 - 12MB of shared L3 Cache
  • AMD CoolCoreâ„¢ technology, AMD PowerNow!â„¢ technology, Enhanced C1 state, AMD CoolSpeed technology, APML (in APML enabled platforms)
  • Quad-Channel U/RDDR3 & LV U/RDDR3, ECC, support for on-line spare memory
  • Supports up to 3 DIMMs/channel, up to 12 DIMMS per CPU
  • Planned platforms 2P/2U, 2P Tower, 4P rack, 4P Blade

Single Series for performance DP and MP platforms

  • 2P economics for 4P servers
  • Compelling price/performance for volume market

G34 Socket Infrastructure

  • Balanced performance with power/thermals
  • Quad 16-bit HyperTransportâ„¢ 3 technology (HT3) links, up to 6.4 GT/s per link
  • AMD SR56x0 chipset with I/O Virtualization and PCIe® 2.0

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