Cray's latest supercomputer will run Cray's modified version of SUSE Linux on AMD's upcoming 16-core & Interlagos& Opteron chip and Nvidia's Tesla 20-Series GPU (graphics processing unit). The XK6 system should deliver up to 50 petaflops of performance when it ships later this year, claims Cray....
Channel Register: "Ohio computer components reseller Provantage accidentally let slip pricing information for the forthcoming "Magny-Cours" eight- and 12-core Opteron 6100 series of processors for two- and four-socket boxes"
Semiconductor specialist Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) announced that 11 servers, including two based on the new HP (NYSE: HPQ) ProLiant Gen8 platform, would be integrating previously unannounced versions of the company’s Opteron 6200 Series processor, as well as the low-power AMD Opteron 4200 Series processor.
New models include the ProLiant DL385p, a 2U performance-based rack server designe
AMD has released a range of quad-core, 8-core, 12-core and 16-core processors featuring its second-generation 'Piledriver' modular core architecture which are designed as a drop-in replacement for 'Bulldozer' Opteron parts.
OCNG5 (OC Next-Generation, version 5) is a firmware modification for Supermicro 4P G34
motherboards (complete list of supported motherboards below) that allows overclocking of
all current AMD Opteron processors, that is 6100, 6200 and 6300 series.
OCNG5 works by altering motherboard's reference clock early at boot and tuning
processor components for performance and stability.
So I've been looking but not found any real cheap 6/8 core Opteron 4200 series processors. Going into a build I'm starting and am looking to see if anyone knows where to source them on the cheap. Would love to go to 4300 series but the mobo doesn''t support them :mad:
Hardware Central: "AMD has formally released the "Magny-Cours" line of eight- and 12-core Opteron server processors, disclosing the speeds and feeds and promising performance-per-watt that beats Intel's newest Xeon."