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Pumped up x64 Servers
That's 2.9 GHz Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors
June 2, 2009,
Volume 136, Issue 1

The highly efficient 45nm processor can boost performance by to up 35 percent, compared to previous generation systems, while decreasing processor power consumption by up to 35 percent at idle.

-- Sun's On the Record
 

Select x64 Sun Fire Servers now come with Quad Core AMD Opteron Processors. For enhanced performance, the processors run at 2.9 GHz. According to Sun's On the Record, "The highly efficient 45nm processor can boost performance by to up 35 percent, compared to previous generation systems, while decreasing processor power consumption by up to 35 percent at idle."

The following x64 server models incorporate the latest AMD quad core technology:

  • Sun Fire X4140
  • Sun Fire X4240
  • Sun Fire X4440

This technology works with the following operating systems:

  • Solaris
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • VMware

Sun's Midmarket Solutions

Sun offers business solutions for both enterprises and midmarket companies with the boosted power to the x64 Servers. Sun provides scalability, virtualization and consolidation capabilities. In addition, with the Quad Core AMD Opteron Processors, users benefit with twice the storage, memory and I/O capacity.

Take advantage of the free 60-day trial, and for more information visit Sun\'s Try and Buy Program.

Midmarket solutions are provided by Sun. When converting from dual to quad core computing, the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor makes it easy for businesses. The integration helps to lower the total cost of ownership, scale the performance of business applications and increase capacity. Plus, it even helps to minimize costs to the IT infrastructure.

More About x64

With the Sun x64, users can save money. They keep ahead with lower space, power and cooling costs. In addition, they can run everything with the one management architecture that saves time. It is easy to upgrade the processors with memory as needed.

Review Sun's x64 servers based on AMD-processor technology at Sun and AMD. Visit Sun\'s Midmarket Solutions for more resources that are available for midmarket businesses.

More Information

Sun Boosts x64 Servers with 2.9 GHz Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors

Sun Fire X4140 Server

Sun Fire X4240 Server

Sun Fire X4440 Server

Sun\'s Midmarket Solutions

Sun and AMD

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Sun Fire X4600 M2 Enhanced Quad-Core Processor Board

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Sun Fire X2200 M2 Servers with Enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors

Sun Blade X6240 Server Modules and Options with Enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors

Sun Fire X4600M2 vs. HP ProLiant DL785 G5

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