AMD Beats Intel in Power-Efficiency Study

AMD Opteron servers proved more energy efficient than those running Intel Xeon in server-power-efficiency test performed by Neal Nelson and Associates.
Specifically, the independent computer-testing firm announced today that in the tests, “the AMD based server used 7.3 to 15.2 percent less power at five different user load levels and 44.1 percent less power while the systems were idle and waiting for work.”

About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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