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Intel Unveils Low-Power Atom Chips for Servers

The new Intel Atom S1200 offers a system-on-chip design that uses just 6 watts of power (Photo: Intel Corp.)

Intel’s first Atom server-class processor has arrived, and several major hosting companies say they’re ready to start filling their racks with servers using the low-power chips. The Atom S1200 features a 64-bit system-on-chip (SOC) that uses as little as 6 watts per processor. Read More

AMD Unveils Nine New Opteron Processors

AMD has unveiled nine new mid-range and entry-level Opteron 4300 Series and 3300 Series server processors, which offer improved performance per watt for customers focused on reducing their energy usage. Read More

Intel Doubles Down on Cores With Itanium 9500 Processor

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Intel (INTC) announced the Itanium processor 9500 series Thursday, based on its new microarchitecture. With twice the number of cores, Intel said the 9500 series will provide improved performance scaling and faster I/O speed over its previous generation of processors Read More

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