AMD has announced the immediate availability of its new 12- and 16-core AMD Opteron 6300 series server CPUs aimed at enterprise market, the AMD Opteron 6338P and AMD Opteron 6370P. Based on Piledriver CPU architecture, the new Opteron 6300 parts are software and socket compatible with existing Opteron 6300 series CPUs.
The AMD Opteron 6370P features 16 cores and works at a base frequency of 2.0GHz, with a max Turbo Core frequency of 2.5GHz. The AMD Opteron 6338P packs 12 cores and works at 2.3GHz base and 2.8GHz Max AMD Turbo frequencies. Both new Opteron 6300 series CPUs have the same 99W TDP and support quad-channel RDDR3 up to DDR3-1600 as well as support for ULV and LRDIMM memory.
According to AMD's Suresh Gopalakrishnan, corporate vice president and general manager, Server Business Unit, AMD, both the Opteron 6338P and the 6370P are server CPUs optimized to deliver improved performance per-watt for virtualized private cloud deployments with less power and at lower price points.
Both the AMD Opteron 6338P and the AMD Opteron 6370P CPU should be available via Penguin and Avnet system integrators and have been qualified for Sugon and Supermicro servers with a suggested price of US $377 for the AMD Opteron 6338P and US $598 for the 16-core AMD Opteron 6370P.
You can check out more details over at AMD.com.