Monday, September 10, 2007

AMD Barcelona Officially Launched & Reviewed

Today, AMD officially launched the first native Quad Core processor with K10 architecture. Codename Barcelona, it's targeted for Server and called AMD Opteron Quad Core.

It has a new logo and promised to bring improvements such as :

Independent Dynamic Core Technology, AMD CoolCore Technology, Dual Dynamic Power Management (DDPM), AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator, AMD Memory Optimizer Technology, AMD Balanced Smart Cache, and Rapid Virtualization Indexing.

Reviews has emerged:

AMD marked the launch of the Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor with celebratory events in venues around the world, including Bangalore, Barcelona, Beijing, San Francisco, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo. AMD, its customers, channel and ecosystem partners came together to celebrate the unveiling of the world’s first’s native x86 quad-core microprocessor.

Randy Allen (Corporate VP, Server and Workstation Division) discusses AMD's Quad-Core architecture with the launch of the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor.

AMD BARCELONA training video has turned up on YouTube:

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