AMD releases 45nm Opteron quad-core "Shanghai"

AMD will release its next generation Opteron quad-core chip, code-named Shanghai, ahead of schedule as it moves to shift attention from the ill-fated Barcelona chip to this smaller and faster device. The new 45nm Opteron chip's release is getting a quick endorsement from IBM, which said today that it was producing four servers with AMD's chip for […]

AMD will release its next generation Opteron quad-core chip, code-named Shanghai, ahead of schedule as it moves to shift attention from the ill-fated Barcelona chip to this smaller and faster device. The new 45nm Opteron chip's release is getting a quick endorsement from IBM, which said today that it was producing four servers with AMD's chip for use in high-performance applications, virtualization and collaboration environments, and big databases.

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