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AMD Dual-Core Opteron 290 - OSA290FAA6CB (OSA290CBBOX / OSA290CBWOF)

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AMD Opteron 290 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentServer
FamilyAMD Dual-Core Opteron
Model number  ? 290
CPU part numbers
  • OSA290FAA6CB is an OEM/tray microprocessor
  • OSA290CBBOX is a boxed microprocessor
  • OSA290CBWOF is a boxed microprocessor
Frequency  ? 2800 MHz
Package940-pin lidded organic micro-PGA
SocketSocket 940
Architecture / Microarchitecture
Processor core  ? Italy
Core stepping  ? E6
Manufacturing process0.09 micron SOI
Data width64 bit
The number of cores2
The number of threads2
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 2 x 64 KB 2-way associative instruction cache
2 x 64 KB 2-way associative data cache
Level 2 cache size  ? 2 x 1 MB exclusive 16-way associative cache
Physical memory1 TB
Virtual memory256 TB
  • 12 (integer)
  • 17 (floating point)
MultiprocessingUp to 2 processors
  • MMX instructions
  • 3DNow! technology
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • AMD64 / AMD 64-bit technology  ? 
  • EVP / Enhanced Virus Protection  ? 
Low power features
  • Halt mode
  • Stop Grant mode  ? 
  • PowerNow!
Integrated peripherals / components
Integrated graphicsNone
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Supported memory: DDR
Other peripheralsHyperTransport technology with three 16-bit links up to 1000 MHz each
Electrical / Thermal parameters
V core  ? 1.3V / 1.35V
Minimum operating temperature0°C
Maximum operating temperature  ? 49°C - 67°C
Thermal Design Power  ? 95 Watt

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Q: Can I upgrade my AMD Opteron 290 microprocessor?
A: No. This CPU is the fastest for Socket 940.

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CPU Family:Dual-Core Opteron
Model Number:290
Frequency:1908 MHz
Part number:
Stepping Code:
Submitted by:
General information
Processor name (BIOS):Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 290
Logical processors:2
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
Core stepping:JH-E6
CPUID signature:20F12
Family:15 (0Fh)
Model:33 (021h)
Stepping: 2 (02h)

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2
Size: 2 x 64 KB 2 x 64 KB 2 x 1 MB
Associativity: 2-way set
2-way set
16-way set
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Lines per tag: 1 1 1
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
AMD extensions to MMX CMOV
Extensions to 3DNow! FXSAVE/FXRSTORE
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 36-bit page-size extensions
64-bit / Intel 64 Advanced programmable interrupt controller
NX bit/XD-bit Core multi-processing legacy mode
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet Debugging extensions
  FXSAVE/FXRSTOR optimizations
  Frequency ID control
  LAHF/SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Model-specific registers
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Physical address extensions
  Temperature sensor
  Time stamp counter
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements
  Voltage ID control

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