CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Tech Industry

Photos: AMD's double vision

AMD says its dual-core Opteron chip for servers will outrun single-core chips by 40 percent to 70 percent

    AMD's double vision

    AMD says its dual-core Opteron chip for servers will outperform a single-core version running at the same speed by 40 percent to 70 percent, depending on the application.

    Credit: AMD

    AMD dual-core Opteron

    AMD's double vision

    This die plot of the dual-core Opteron chip is basically a map showing how the parts work. The bottom shows the processor core and the top is the cache.

    Credit: AMD

    dual-core die plot

    AMD's double vision

    This is the design of the dual-core Opteron chip.

    Credit: AMD

    AMD dual-core Opteron map

    AMD's double vision

    HP ProLiant DL585 is one of the first servers which utilizes the dual-core AMD Opteron. A four-processor model with 2.2GHz dual-core chips scores 75 percent faster on a speed test using SAP's business software than a system with four 2.6GHz single-core processors, according to HP.

    Credit: Hewlett-Packard

    HP ProLiant DL585