|By PR Newswire||
|June 1, 2009 01:30 PM EDT||
Advanced Performance and Energy Efficiency for Multi-threaded Compute Intensive Applications
Appro's dual and quad socket servers, Appro HyperGreen(TM) Cluster and Appro Xtreme-X(TM) Supercomputer, will now support Six-Core AMD Opteron processors, built on 45 nm process technology and featuring significant enhancements to AMD's industry-defining multi-core microprocessor technology. The new processors are expected to deliver up to 30% more performance compared to the previous generation in the same power and thermal envelopes,* helping offer customers a business advantage when it comes to managing power costs.
Appro servers and supercomputing solutions based on the new AMD Opteron processors are expected to provide superior price/performance for a variety of compute intensive applications that require substantial workload optimization and floating-point capabilities.
"Appro is proud to collaborate with AMD to offer Six-Core AMD Opteron processor-based server clusters and supercomputing solutions. The release of the new Six-Core AMD Opteron processor continues AMD's commitment to offering superior price/performance and performance-per-watt for multi-thread environments, while helping to improve customers' overall value," said
"AMD and Appro have a long history of collaborating to provide leading-edge solutions that offer customers incredible levels of performance, reliability and flexibility," said
For more information about the Appro AMD Clusters and Supercomputing Solutions, go to http://www.appro.com/product/opteron_main.asp.
Appro is a leading developer of supercomputing solutions. Appro is uniquely positioned to support High Performance Computing markets focusing on small to large-scale deployments where lowest total cost of ownership is a primary consideration. Appro accelerates technical applications and business results unlocking the value of IT through outstanding price/performance, balanced architecture, open standards and engineering expertise. Appro headquarters is in
* Internal testing at AMD performance labs as of
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