September 7, 2011

AMD Ships First “Bulldozer” Processors to Big Super Installations

Despite recent rumors of delays, today AMD announced revenue shipments of the first processors based on its new x86 “Bulldozer” architecture. Initial production of the world’s first 16-core x86 processor, codenamed “Interlagos,” began in August and shipping to customers is already underway. Compatible with existing AMD Opteron 6100 Series platforms, Interlagos is expected to launch and be available in partner systems in the fourth quarter of this year. Many of the initial shipments have been earmarked for large custom supercomputer installations that are now underway.

 
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