View Full Version : Quad-Core AMD Opteron Deliver World-Record

07-29-08, 02:17 AM
I think it's about time for some good news from AMD
Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processors Deliver World-Record Web Performance
Monday July 28, 12:01 am ET
Record SPECweb(R) 2005 Scores for 2P and 4P Configurations Demonstrate That AMD Platforms Sharpen the Competitive Edge in Web Business

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Demonstrating its superior ability to handle the strenuous and increasing demands placed on today’s high-traffic Web-based businesses, AMD (NYSE: AMD - News) today announced that the power- and cost-efficient Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor Model 2356 and Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 8356 now hold the top x86 web performance records for both 2P and 4P servers, as measured by the SPECweb®2005 benchmark. These records demonstrate that Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors deliver the ideal platform for dynamic web-based businesses to help scale with peak loads, improve server utilization, minimize data center power consumption and deliver next generation Web 2.0 infrastructure.

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07-29-08, 02:39 AM
I anticipate Tygerwoody's praise towards AMD cause of this...

07-29-08, 02:52 AM
That's great.

Now if only they can do the same for us regular users. ::D:

07-29-08, 06:50 AM
Now if only they can do the same for us regular users. ::D:

true, they should concentrate on real-world performance, especially with their Phenoms.

Does it really matter that it is faster in one Synthetic benchmark benchmark?

P4 were faster in one or two Synthetic benchmarks as well, were they better then Athlons X2 back then?

07-29-08, 07:22 AM
This doesn't help us at all. C'mon AMD! Give us something we can use!