AMD introduces six-core Istanbul 45nm Opterons

By Justin
Jun 1, 2009
  1. AMD today announced a handful of new processors for the enterprise market. Based on a 45nm process, the new six-core “Istanbul” server chips will be able to deliver a significant performance boost without consuming more power compared to existing Opterons. AMD estimates that the new parts will deliver a 34% increase in performance-per-watt, an area the company used to excel in and an attractive selling point for businesses.

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