Marking with the fourth anniversary of the launch of the AMD Opteron processor and AMD64 technology, AMD today announced availability and pricing for the performance-leading AMD Opteron Model 2222 and 8222 SE (3.0GHz) x86 dual-core server processors.
The new processors are available in several platform configurations from tier one OEMs, according to the company.
The new AMD Opteron 2222 SE is available for $873 and the 8222 SE costs $2,149.
AMD also disclosed updated performance projections for its upcoming native Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors, code-named 'Barcelona.' The new Barcelona projections are based on the latest SPECcpu2006 benchmarks and show that AMD expects to have up to a 50 percent advantage in floating point performance and 20 percent in integer performance over the competition?s highest-performing quad-core processor at the same frequency.
These results, as well as the latest benchmark tests, based on AMD Opteron Model 2222 and 8222 SE processors can be found at www.amd.com/opteronperformance