AMD Opteron™ 4000 and 6000 Series Platforms  

The AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform is the server platform you can count on as real-world workloads become increasingly complex and demanding. Based on the next-generation AMD Direct Connect Architecture 2.0 with up to 48 total cores in a 4P configuration, this platform more than doubles the memory bandwidth, and provides nearly 2x the I/O bandwidth, as compared to the previous generation of Opteron processors. This can help your business tackle complex jobs with greater throughput, exceptional value and readiness to scale.
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Innovation in Power Efficiency
The AMD Opteron™ 4100 Series processor, part of the AMD Opteron™ 4000 Series platform, is the world’s lowest power per core server processor, setting the foundation for cloud workloads and affordability for mainstream infrastructure servers with prices starting at $99 AMD has leapfrogged its own leading-edge power efficient server processor designs by being the first to break the 6 watt/core barrier.
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The AMD Opteron™ Processor Series Wins Several Technology Innovation Awards
In the last few months, the AMD Opteron™ processor has been hailed for its technology innovation with several awards. These awards include:

  • Product Innovation Award from IT 168
  • Editor’s Choice for Best Application Award from China Information World
  • Editor’s Recommendation Award from E Manufacturing
  • Best Innovative Enterprise-Level Processor Award from CCIDnet
  • Virtualization Product Award from ZDNet China
  • Best HPC Server Product Award from ZDNet China


AMD Recognized as a Maplecroft Climate Innovation Leader
The Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, calculated by Bloomberg and based upon evaluations by corporate risk intelligence specialist Maplecroft, rank 300 of the largest U.S. companies on their climate-related innovation and carbon management programs. AMD was recognized for innovating its products and operations around climate-related issues.
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AMD: A History of Innovation
Over the course of AMD's four decades in business, silicon and software have become the steel and plastic of the worldwide digital economy. Technology companies have become global pacesetters, making technical advances at a prodigious rate — always driving the industry to deliver more and more, faster and faster.

However, “technology for technology's sake” is not the way we do business at AMD. Our history is marked by a commitment to innovation that's truly useful for customers — putting the real needs of people ahead of technical one-upmanship. AMD founder Jerry Sanders has always maintained that “customers should come first, at every stage of a company's activities.”
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