AMD Opteron 4240 and 4276 HE CPUs are in the works
Current generation of AMD server microprocessors was launched last November, when AMD introduced 6200-series chips for quad-socket servers, and 4200-series CPUs for dual-socket systems. In February we reported on impending refresh of 6200-series family, although we suspect that published list of upcoming processors is no longer accurate. In addition to 6200-series CPU, AMD plans to launch a few 4200-series chips, including Opteron 4240 and 4276 HE.
Opteron 4240 is a six-core CPU with 95 Watt TDP. The processor will operate at 3.4 GHz core frequency, or 100 MHz faster than Opteron 4238.
Eight-core Opteron 4276 HE is a 100 MHz faster version of 4274 HE. The 4276 HE will run at 2.6 GHz, and it will be rated at 65 Watt.
Both new SKUs will have 8 MB L3 cache, and will utilize the same B2 revision of the core as currently produced Bulldozer microprocessors. The CPUs should support Turbo Core technology, however we don't have information on maximum Turbo core frequencies. Launch date and prices of these processors are not yet known.
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Jun 04, 2012: AMD refreshes Opteron 4200 and 6200 lineups
May 01, 2012: New Opteron 4200 and 6200 CPUs added to AMD pricelist
Apr 12, 2012: Unreleased AMD Opteron CPUs are available for pre-order
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Feb 10, 2012: AMD to refresh Opteron 6200 series CPUs
Nov 14, 2011: AMD releases Opteron 6200 and 4200 CPUs
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