Spotlight: AMD Partners Roll Out Magny-Cours Servers


Dell's PowerEdge R815

Dell on Monday unveiled its new PowerEdge R815 2U rackmount server featuring the new AMD Opteron Magny-Cours processors.

The PowerEdge R815 is a four-socket server which scales up to 48 processing cores and up to 32 DIMMs. It can be configured with 1-GB, 2-GB, 4-GB, and 8-GB DIMMs for a total memory capacity of up to 256 GBs.

The new server can be configured with up to six 2.5-inch hot-swappable SAS, SATA, or SSD drives for a maximum internal storage capacity of up to 3.0 TB.

They also include a Sliding ReadyRails mounting interface for four-post racks, a static ReadyRails mounting interface for four-post and two-post racks, and optional support for a cable management arm.