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AMD Opteron 8356 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentServer
FamilyAMD Third Generation Opteron
Model number  ? 8356
CPU part numbersOS8356WAL4BGH is an OEM/tray microprocessor
OS8356WAL4BGHWOF is a boxed microprocessor
Stepping codesAAAFB AA   GAAAB AA   GAAFB AA
Frequency  ? 2300 MHz
Bus speed  ? 2000 MHz (integrated memory controller)
1000 MHz (HyperTransport links)
Package1207-land lidded LGA
AMD Package number29657
SocketSocket Fr2(1207)
Introduction dateApril 9, 2008
Price at introduction$1514
 
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureK10
Processor core  ? Barcelona
Core stepping  ? B3
Manufacturing process0.065 micron SOI
463 million transistors
Die size285mm2
Data width64 bit
The number of cores4
The number of threads4
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 4 x 64 KB 2-way associative instruction cache
4 x 64 KB 2-way associative data cache
Level 2 cache size  ? 4 x 512 KB 8-way set associative cache
Level 3 cache size2 MB 32-way set associative shared cache
Physical memory256 TB
MultiprocessingUp to 8 processors
Features
  • MMX instructions
  • 3DNow! technology
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4a  ? 
  • ABM / Advanced Bit Manipulation  ? 
  • AMD64 / AMD 64-bit technology  ? 
  • AMD-V / AMD Virtualization technology
  • EVP / Enhanced Virus Protection  ? 
Low power features
  • Enhanced PowerNow!  ? 
  • CoolCore technology  ? 
  • Independent Dynamic Core Technology  ? 
  • Dual Dynamic Power Management  ? 
  • C1 Halt, C2 and C3 Stop Grant core states
  • C1E Enhanced Stop Grant state
On-chip peripherals
  • Integrated dual-channel 144-bit DDR2 SDRAM Memory controller
  • HyperTransport technology with three 16-bit links up to 1000 MHz each
 
Electrical / Thermal parameters
Minimum operating temperature0°C
Maximum operating temperature  ? 55°C - 76°C
Average CPU Power75 Watt
Thermal Design Power  ? 115 Watt
 

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Manufacturer:AMD
CPU Family:Third Generation Opteron
Model Number:8356
Frequency:2300 MHz
Part number:
OS8356WAL4BGH
Stepping Code:GAAAB AA 0828EPMW
Comment:Barcelona 29657 1.15V
Submitted by:Neon
General information
Vendor:AuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS):Quad-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 8356
Cores:4
Logical processors:4
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
Core stepping:DR-B3
CPUID signature:100F23
Family:16 (010h)
Model: 2 (02h)
Stepping: 3 (03h)

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2 L3
Size: 4 x 64 KB 4 x 64 KB 4 x 512 KB 2 MB
Associativity: 2-way set
associative
2-way set
associative
16-way set
associative
32-way set
associative
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Lines per tag: 1 1 1 1
 
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
MMX Advanced Bit manipulation
AMD extensions to MMX CLFLUSH
3DNow! CMOV
Extensions to 3DNow! CMPXCHG16B
SSE CMPXCHG8B
SSE2 FXSAVE/FXRSTORE
SSE3 MONITOR/MWAIT
SSE4A POPCNT
  PREFETCH/PREFETCHW
  RDTSCP
  SYSCALL/SYSRET
  SYSENTER/SYSEXIT
 
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 1 GB large page support
64-bit / Intel 64 100MHz multiplier control
NX bit/XD-bit 128-bit SSE instructions
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization) 36-bit page-size extensions
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet Advanced programmable interrupt controller
  Core multi-processing legacy mode
  Debugging extensions
  Extended APIC space
  Hardware P-state control
  Hardware thermal control
  Instruction based sampling
  LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  LBR virtualization
  LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Misaligned SSE mode
  Model-specific registers
  Nested page tables
  OS visible workaround
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Physical address extensions
  SVM lock
  Software thermal control
  Support for NRIP save
  THERMTRIP
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Temperature sensor
  Time stamp counter
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements

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