Did AMD Barcelona and Intel Tigerton really launched?

AMD officially launched the “Barcelona” quad-core processor last month in San Francisco, but people are telling me that the systems are nowhere to be seen from any of the major server manufacturers nor is there any time line given for availability. To see if there is any merit to these complaints, I posed as a […]

AMD officially launched the “Barcelona” quad-core processor last month in San Francisco, but people are telling me that the systems are nowhere to be seen from any of the major server manufacturers nor is there any time line given for availability.

To see if there is any merit to these complaints, I posed as a prospective IT shopper and called up some of the major Server makers such as HP, Dell, and IBM to see if I can actually order a server with AMD Barcelona inside of it. Intel officially launched their “Tigerton” 7300 series multi-processor (4-32 CPUs) platform less than a week before AMD’s Barcelona so I was curious if those systems were shipping too and I checked on its availability as well.

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AMD, Intel, Barcelona, Tigerton, Processor, CPUs