AMD announced the immediate availability of its new 12- and 16-core AMD Opteronâ„¢ 6300 Series server processors today, they are code named â€œWarsaw.â€ Designed for enterprise workloads, the new AMD Opteron 6300 Series processors feature the â€œPiledriverâ€ core and are fully socket and software compatible with the existing AMD Opteron 6300 Series.
The power efficiency and cost effectiveness of the new products are ideal for the AMD Open 3.0 Open Compute Platform â€“ the industryâ€™s most cost effective Open Compute platform.
Driven by customersâ€™ requests, the new AMD Opteronâ„¢ 6338P (12 core) and 6370P (16 core) processors are optimized to handle the heavily virtualized workloads found in enterprise environments, including the more complex compute needs of data analysis, xSQL and traditional databases, at optimal performance per-watt, per-dollar.
â€œWith the continued move to virtualized environments for more efficient server utilization, more and more workloads are limited by memory capacity and I/O bandwidth,â€ said Suresh Gopalakrishnan, corporate vice president and general manager, Server Business Unit, AMD. â€œThe Opteron 6338P and 6370P processors are server CPUs optimized to deliver improved performance per-watt for virtualized private cloud deployments with less power and at lower cost points.â€
The new AMD Opteron 6338P and 6370P processors are available today through Penguin and Avnet system integrators and have been qualified for servers from Sugon and Supermicro at a starting price of $377 and $598, respectively. More information can be found on AMDâ€™s website.