AMD Opteron 800 and Opteron 100 officially announced
Today AMD officially extended its AMD Opteron server processors family with new AMD Opteron 800 for 4-/8-processor systems and AMD Opteron 100 for single-processor servers and workstations.
The novelties are based on the same AMD64 architecture familiar from AMD Opteron 200: 64-bit core, 64Kb of associative duplex instruction cache + 64Kb of associative duplex data cache (L1), 1Mb of 16-ch. L2 cache, integrated DDR controller, HyperTransport module. As there are no official changes to scheduled clock rates, they should be 1.4GHz, 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz for each line.
According to the press release, AMD Opteron 840, 842, 844 and AMD Opteron 140, 142, 144 are already being shipped. Initially North American market will see AMD Opteron 840, 842, 844-based systems from APPRO, Aspen Systems and RackSaver. Single-processor motherboards for AMD Opteron 140, 142, 144, being exclusive ASUS SK8N (P8NBX) products on NVIDIA nForce3 Pro (Crush K8), should arrive in July 2003. First systems should be offered in Q3 by Angstrom MicroSystems and Boxx Technologies.
In over 1,000-unit quantities AMD Opteron 840 will cost $749, AMD Opteron 842 — $1299, AMD Opteron 844 — $2149; AMD Opteron 140 — $229, AMD Opteron 142 – $438, AMD Opteron 144 — $669.
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