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AMD Bulldozer Boosts CPU Energy Efficiency

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, bulldozer, cpu, energy-efficiency on September 7th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

AMD plans high-performance and power efficiency in its Bulldozer module.  …

… “Bulldozer, which is being built with 32-nanometer manufacturing, also promises better energy efficiency. ” …

Via eWeek: AMD Bulldozer Processor.
  
Bulldozer Processor Architecture.

Bulldozer details from AMD, John Fruehe.

Efficiency in Bulldozer’s Design.

MLS applies AMD-based servers to increase data center energy efficiency

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, data-center-efficiency-program, low-power, servers on June 19th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

MLS power efficiency lowers cooling costs.

AMD Processor Energy Efficiency

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, efficiency, energy-efficiency, intel, microprocessors, pc, processor on February 3rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

AMD gains market share at Intel‘s expense, building on a foundation of energy efficient processors. ..

… “The processors were part of platforms that delivered improved graphics capabilities and energy efficiency. ” …

Via PCWorld: AMD Market Share

ZT Systems Energy Efficient Datacenter Server

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cloud-computing, datacenter-server, energy-efficiency, opteron, platform, server-efficiency, virtualization, zt-systems on September 21st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

ZT Systems launches datacenter server that delivers energy efficiency. The six-core AMD Opteron EE processor is a 40 watt ACP processor developed for its power-sipping capabilities. …

… “ZT Systems today announced the 1226Ra 1U Datacenter Server featuring the Six-Core AMD Opteron EE processor combined with the new AMD SR5690 chipset. Based on AMD’s new integrated server platform that enables high bandwidth and virtualization capacity, this solution is designed with ZT’s signature data center server engineering capability for the optimal performance, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness today’s most advanced cloud computing providers demand. ” …

Via ZT Systems: Datacenter Server Uses Six-Core AMD Opteron Processor with AMD Chipset

AMD Opteron 6-core processor

AMD Six-Core Energy Efficiency

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, cpu-core, power-envelope, processor, six-core-cpu on July 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

AMD offers six-core processors that push the envelope on energy efficiency benchmarks. The company will offer CPUs later this year, that exclusively optimize power consumption. …

AMD 6 core CPU

… “The new Six-Core AMD Opteron HE processor offers up to 18 percent lower platform-level power consumption over the standard wattage version. (AMD Opteron™ processor Model 2425 [SPECpower_ssj 2008 1228 overall ssj_ops/watt, 419,277 ssj_ops, & 221W @ 100% target load] compared to AMD Opteron processor Model 2435 [SPECpower_ssj 2008 1228 overall ssj_ops/watt, 487,764 ssj_ops & 270W @ 100% target load]). It also delivers up to 18 percent better performance-per-watt compared to the quad-core version. ” …

Via Advanced Micro Devices: Six-Cores in a Consistent Power Envelope

AMD Future Datacenter Server Processor Istanbul

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, datacenter, design, future, instanbul, intel, processor, server-efficiency on April 24th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

AMD Istanbul CPU
AMD challenges Intel for ownership of the future data center by introducing powerful server CPU roadmap that is power efficient. …

… “Months ahead of schedule, AMD plans to deliver the six-core AMD Opteron processor code named Istanbul in June this year, with up to 30 percent more performance within the same power envelope and on the same platform as current Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors. ” …

Via AMD: Server Platform Roadmap

AMD vid of Istanbul Six cores versus Quad core CPU …

Notebook Computer Power Savings Roadmap

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, future, graphics-processor, laptop, notebook-computer, power-savings, processor, roadmap, sabine, savings on November 20th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Power savings are on the CPU roadmap from AMD. …

… “APU is AMD speak for a CPU and a graphics processor on one piece of silicon. AMD expects Sabine to bring significant power savings to notebook computers. ” …

Via DailyTech: Future Processors

Server Processor Power Consumption Decrease

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, innovation, power-consumption, processor, product-launch, reduce-power-consumption, ups, virtualization on November 13th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

AMD discusses its path to profitability which is linked to its ability to innovate with efficient and powerful processors. …

… “AMD also launched its 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors. Previously codenamed Shanghai, these processors deliver up to 35% more performance than the previous generation Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor and up to a 35% decrease in power consumption at idle, along with sweeping virtualization performance leadership. ” …

Via Advanced Micro Devices: Focused Innovation