Issue No. 02 - March/April (2003 vol. 23)
Chetana N. Keltcher , Advanced Micro Devices
Kevin J. McGrath , Advanced Micro Devices
Ardsher Ahmed , Advanced Micro Devices
Pat Conway , Advanced Micro Devices
<p>Representing AMD's entry into 64-bit computing, opteron combinesthe backwards compatibility of the x86-64 architecture with a DDRmemory controller and hypertransport links to deliver server-classperformance. These features also make opteron a flexible,modular, and easily connectable component for variousmultiprocessor configurations.</p>
A. Ahmed, C. N. Keltcher, P. Conway and K. J. McGrath, "The AMD Opteron Processor for Multiprocessor Servers," in IEEE Micro, vol. 23, no. , pp. 66-76, 2003.