August 31, 2009

AMD's New Opteron EE Fills Out Six-Core Lineup

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AMD on Monday filled out its line of six-core Opteron processors with the EE line, the lowest-power and subsequently slowest of its server processors aimed at power-sensitive customers.

All told, AMD  has four lines of six-core Opterons in its "Istanbul" family, broken down by clock speed and power draw. At the top end is the Opteron SE, a 3.0Ghz processor that draws 105 watts of power. The mainstream part runs at 2.6Ghz and draws 75 watts, while the HE runs at 2.1GHz and draws 55 watts...

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