AMD Opteron overview

If you are interested in learning why the AMD Opteron processor is currently the top dog in the X64 server space, you might be interested in the following Anandtech article:

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=1815&p=1

The article discusses the K8 architecture in depth, and explains why hyper transport rocks. I have been wanting to upgrade my Sun Ultra 10s to more modern hardware, and I think an AMD solution would be a good fit (especially since Solaris FMA now supports AMD CPUs!).

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