AMD launches Opteron 185, 285 and 885 processors

By Derek Sooman on
AMD has today announced three new versions of its Opteron workstation and server processor. These are the 185 (for one-way systems), 285 (up to two-way) and 885 (up to eight-way). They operate at 2.6 GHz. AMD claims that 285-based 2-processor servers will see a 15% performance increase over a 280 system when running under Windows, with 885-based 4-processor servers seeing a 4% gain over 880-systems in a Linux environment.

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