AMD today announced general availability of the AMD Opteron 100 Series processors that now feature error-correcting code (ECC) unbuffered memory support. Based on overwhelming customer demand in an increasing number of critical markets for one-way servers and workstations, AMD is expanding the types of memory supported by the AMD Opteron 100 Series processors. This new type of memory support is now the standard for the 100 Series.
AMD will continue to deliver AMD Opteron 100 Series processors using registered memory to existing customers that require them; including customers who are designing high-end products based on the AMD64 embedded processor roadmap.
The new AMD Opteron 100 Series processors with ECC unbuffered memory support offer a compelling price/performance ratio, beginning with Model 144, priced at $125 in 1,000-unit quantities, and scaling to Model 152, priced at $799 in 1,000-unit quantities. Dual-Core AMD Opteron 100 Series processors with ECC unbuffered memory support, ranging from Model 165 at $417 to Model 175 at $530 for 1,000-unit quantities, are expected to be available within 30 days.
Published in: CPUs & Chipsets on 2005-08-02