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Live from NECC: Twelve-Core WorkStation

HP today announced the immediate availability of AMD’s Six-Core Opteron 2400 Series processor on the powerful HP xw9400 Workstation, the first professional workstation to provide up to 12 cores.
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News from the National Educational Computing Conference:

HP today announced the immediate integration of AMD’s Six-Core Opteron 2400 Series processor into the powerful HP xw9400 Workstation. With the built-in engineering advantages of HP’s highly tuned workstations, the HP xw9400 Workstation can accommodate up to two Six-Core AMD Opteron processors – for a total of 12 cores – each of which offers up to 34 percent more performance per watt(1) over the previous-generation quad-core processors.

The xw9400 Workstation is ideal for fields such as engineering, 3-D digital content creation, oil and gas and science.

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