Press Release Summary:
Targeting 2- and 4-way servers, AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series 12-core x86 processor has Direct Connect 2.0 architecture and offers socket compatibility with AMD Opteron(TM) 6200 Series processor. Features include AMD CoolCore(TM), PowerNow!(TM), and CoolSpeed technologies, and processor supports up to 3 DIMMs/channel and up to 12 DIMMS per CPU. Offered in 12- and 8-core versions with L2 (512K/core) or L3 (12 MB shared L3 Cache) options, processor also offers ECC and supports on-line spare memory.
Original Press Release:
New AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series Platform
The AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series platform, offering the industry's only twelve-core x86 processor. Built to excel when the workload gets tough.
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 Opteron(TM) 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
Single Series for performance DP and MP platforms
G34 Socket Infrastructure