AMD Rolls Out Seven New Shanghai Chips

AMD is making good on its 45nm roll-out plans, releasing five new low-power Shanghai-class Opteron processors and two more special edition chips:

"AMD launched its first nine 45nm quad-core Opteron server chips in mid-November and followed up with Phenom II desktop processors earlier this month. The five new Opterons, designated "HE" for "highly efficient," are 55-watt processors providing up to 20 percent lower idle power over the first nine 75W Opterons in the Shanghai class, said Burke Banda, product marketing manager of AMD’s Server and Workstation Division." Full Story

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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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