IBM x3455, x3655 and x3755: Quad-Core Opterons based Server Systems

IBM is the latest major OEM to add Advanced Micro Device’s quad-core Opteron processors to its server portfolio. The Armonk, N.Y., company will now officially begin selling three different System x servers that use AMD’s quad-core chip, formally codenamed “Barcelona.” The three systems, which are being announced May 28, are the System x3455, x3655 and […]

IBM is the latest major OEM to add Advanced Micro Device’s quad-core Opteron processors to its server portfolio. The Armonk, N.Y., company will now officially begin selling three different System x servers that use AMD’s quad-core chip, formally codenamed “Barcelona.” The three systems, which are being announced May 28, are the System x3455, x3655 and the x3755.

The announcement marks a long-awaited milestone for AMD. Now, all four of the major server vendors —Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sun Microsystems and IBM – along with a host of smaller system vendors now offer quad-core Opterons within their product portfolios.

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