(Press Release) AMD has recently announced more than 35 leading hardware infrastructure vendors plan to support its upcoming AMD Opteron and eighth-generation AMD Athlon processors. AMD's next-generation processors are designed to provide enterprise-class 32-bit and native 64-bit performance. Market-leading motherboard, chipset, BIOS, memory, clock generator, socket, voltage and LPC flash manufacturers have pledged support of AMD's eighth-generation platform. AMD and our partners are committed to providing customers an enterprise-class 64-bit computing experience.
The AMD Opteron processor is based on the industry-standard x86 instruction set, providing a compelling 64-bit migration strategy for enterprise IT customers. Enterprise IT customers can also benefit from the unified processing architecture, allowing them to use the same processor technology for front and back office environments. The AMD Opteron platform is designed to support large, intensive workloads, allowing companies to develop enterprise solutions and scale up to an 8-way multiprocessing environment.