It might well sound the leader of the Transformers, but Opteron is certainly doing well in sales.

"Sales of AMD Opteron microprocessor - the world's first and yet the only server chip that can run 32-bit and 64-bit code - for the first quarter of this year beat the aggregated supplies of the chip during the whole 2003, says a report."

You will be interested to know that during the last 12 months, many leading server and workstation makers including IBM, Sun and HP have jumped on the Opteron bandwagon.

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