AMD announced customers can get the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor today in systems from HP as well as other system providers.
The recently-launched HP ProLiant G5 platforms represent the first system based on the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor.
"HP has experienced unparalleled success over the past four years in bringing AMD Opteron processor-based platforms to commercial customers of all sizes," said Randy Allen, corporate vice president and general manager, Server and Workstation Division, AMD.
The new systems include the HP ProLiant DL385 G5 which set a new performance record for 2-socket, x86-based SPECfp_rate20061. The HP ProLiant DL585 G5 set a new performance record for 4-socket, x86-based systems in TPC-C Price/tpmC. Also, the HP ProLiant BL685c G5 server set a new record for SPECfp_rate2006 performance in four-processor configurations. Full performance results for Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors can be found at www.amd.com/opteronperformance.
Information on HP?s new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based systems can be found at www.hp.com/go/virtualIT or www.hp.com/go/proliant.