Opteron e supporto dei produttori video
Con la seguente press release, disponibile in forma integrale a questo indirizzo, AAMD ha annunciato all'E3 di Los Angeles il pieno supporto da parte di 3DLabs, ATI, Matrox e SiS per i sistemi basati su processore AMD Opteron, soluzione x86-64 specificamente pensata per applicazioni server multiprocessore.
Los Angeles, CA -- May 22, 2002 --At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), AMD today announced that leading graphics cards manufacturers 3DLabs, ATI, Matrox and SiS are planning to develop graphics cards supporting the upcoming AMD Opteron™ and eighth-generation AMD Athlon™ processors.
With AGP-8X, HyperTransport™ and x86-64 technologies, AMD will use open, industry standards to advance graphics technology in both 32-bit and 64-bit environments. Customers ranging from gamers to professionals who require increased performance for intensive graphics computing, such as digital content creation (DCC) and computer aided design (CAD), are expected to benefit from these technology innovations.
“AMD is committed to working with graphics card manufacturers in using industry-standard technologies, in innovative ways, to benefit our customers,” said Ed Ellett, vice president of marketing for AMD’s Computation Products Group. “Implementing new technologies like AGP-8X and HyperTransport on the AMD Opteron and eighth-generation AMD Athlon platforms will enable ongoing 32-bit system compatibility with the power to migrate to a 64-bit environment as needed. Our customers will be able to protect their current investments, and still realize leading-edge performance.”