AMD Redraws Server Processor Roadmap

Michael Feldman of HPC Wire has this story about recent changes to the AMD processor roadmap:
“Further out, AMD has a chance to catch Intel with the third generation Opteron processors. Two new offerings, the six-core “Sao Paolo” and the twelve-core “Magny Cours,” will be developed for a new platform — what the company’s calling Socket G43. Taking a cue from Intel’s multipackaging approach, the twelve-core Magny Cours is actually two six-core chips jammed into the same socket.” Full Story
If you haven’t been to the HPC Wire site lately, you should check out their new design. The watercooler has even made their blogroll!

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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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