New AMD Opteron Processors Unveiled

New AMD OpteronTM Processors Unveiled for Ultimate Datacenter Performance-Per-Watt
- The Industry's Most Stable and Energy-Efficient x86 Server Processor Roadmap Expands -

Sunnyvale, Calif. -- February 7, 2007 --Delivering on its commitment to industry-leading datacenter performance and performance-per-watt, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced availability of new AMD OpteronTM processor models in both highly efficient (68 watt) and mainstream (95 watt) thermal envelopes.

Highest Energy Efficiency
AMD has expanded the breadth of its low-power solutions with AMD Opteron processor Models 1218 HE, 2218 HE and 8218 HE. Designed to offer industry-leading performance-per-watt at only 68-watt maximum thermal design power, these processors are ideal for energy-conscious customers looking to reduce power and cooling bills and to achieve greater density in the datacenter. AMD Opteron HE processor models now include three 1000 Series models, bringing the benefits of reduced thermals over previous AMD Opteron 1000 Series processors to entry-level server customers while preserving the enterprise reliability they value.

All of the new processors feature AMD PowerNow!TM technology which is designed for reduced system level energy consumption, with multiple levels of lower clock speed and voltage states that can reduce processor power consumption by as much as 75 percent during idle times.

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