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New AMD Opteron Processor-Based Systems Now Available from Sun

AMD announces that enterprise customers now have more choices for rack-mount and blade systems based upon Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors with the launch of eight new servers from Sun Microsystems. All systems are specifically designed to take advantage of the enhanced power management and virtualization capabilities offered with Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors and the overall system efficiency and scalability of AMD's Direct Connect Architecture.

Sun has expanded its line of AMD Opteron processor-based servers with the new Sun Fire X4140, Sun Fire X4240 and the industry's only 4-socket x64 AMD Opteron processor-based server in a 2U form factor, the Sun Fire X4440. In addition, the Sun Fire X2200 M2, Sun Fire X4100 M2 and Sun Fire X4200 M2 servers are now available with the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor. The Sun Blade X8440 and Sun Fire X4600 M2 servers are planned to be available by the end of June 2008.



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