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Chip giant Intel has hogged all of the headlines lately in the server racket lately, and Advanced Micro Devices this morning is trying to get a word in edge-wise with some clock speed bumps on its "Bulldozer" family of processors for server with one, two, or four sockets. Don't get too excited, though. This is not a rev on the …

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Anonymous Coward

If it's Free, it's for me!

100 MHz. bump isn't a big deal. Piledriver based Opterons will offer more performance when released in Q4.

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SPARC

is coming. Nice to see competition in the cpu arena:

http://www.hotchips.org/

-SPARC64 X; Fujitsu’s new generation 16 core processor for the next generation UNIX servers

-16-core SPARC T5 CMT Processor with glueless 1-hop scaling to 8-sockets

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tpm
(Written by Reg staff)

Re: SPARC

Yup. Wrote it up here earlier this week:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/06/11/hot_chips_24_preview/

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