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  • Opinion: AMD puts Intel in the crosshairs with fast-and-cheap Threadripper chip

    07/20/2017 11:52:07 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies ^ | July 20, 2017 12:36 p.m. ET | Ryan Shrout
    Advanced Micro Devices, in releasing the Zen architecture and the Ryzen product family for consumer PCs, started down a path of growth in the processor market that it had been absent from for a decade.AMD’s AMD, +1.65%Ryzen 7 processor family directly targets Intel’s INTC, +0.46%  Core i7 line of processors (CPUs) that have been dominant and turns the market on its side by doubling core and thread counts at similar price points. The platform surrounding the CPU was modernized, leaving very little on the feature list that AMD couldn’t match to Intel’s own. Followed by the Ryzen 5 launch a...
  • AMD launches Opteron 6300 server processors ( Code Name Abu Dhabi )

    11/26/2012 9:10:29 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies ^ | Monday November 5, 2012 23:47 | Anthony Shvets
    AMD today launched Opteron 6300 series CPUs for quad-processor servers. Built on Abu Dhabi core and "Piledriver" microarchitecture, that incorporates a number of tweaks for improved performance, new processors offer higher level of performance than the previous generation of server products, that was branded as Opteron 6200. AMD claims that new parts offer up to 24% better performance in SPECjbb2005 server benchmark than their predecessors. AMD microprocessors from Opteron 6300 series pack up to 16 cores depending on the SKU, as well as 16 MB L3 cache in a single package. Opteron 6308 is a quad-core processor. The number of...