Supermicro Launches Native 'Quad-Core' AMD Server & Workstation Platforms

    Energy-Efficient A+ Servers & Workstations Optimized for Quad-Core AMD
    Opteron(TM) processors Deliver Quality, Reliability and Performance

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10 /CNW/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq:  
SMCI), a leader in application optimized, high performance server solutions,
today launched a full range of native "Quad-Core" A+ Server and Workstation
platforms.  Optimized for Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) (Barcelona) processors,
these energy-efficient Supermicro platforms deliver exceptional quality,
reliability and performance. Key performance features include Universal I/O
(UIO), Direct Connect Architecture, high memory capacity, dual
HyperTransport(TM) links, as well as high-efficiency voltage regulator modules
(VRMs) and energy-saving, earth-friendly power supplies.
    "Our quad-core A+ solutions deliver great value to customers in all
segments of the server and workstation marketplace," said Alex Hsu, chief
sales and marketing officer at Supermicro. "With a comprehensive selection of
high-quality Server Building Block Solutions to choose from, Supermicro offers
truly application-optimized Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based platforms.
The leading system-level power efficiency of our cutting-edge server designs
enables us to offer earth-friendly solutions with exceptional
performance-per-watt capabilities that empower customers to grow, adapt and
scale as their business demands evolve."
    "With their continued support of AMD64 technology, Supermicro will supply
the channel with innovative, high-end solutions powered by the world's most
advanced x86 quad-core processor," said Randy Allen, corporate vice president
and general manager, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE:   AMD).  "AMD's
industry-defining native quad-core technology and Direct Connect Architecture
enable superior overall system performance and efficiency, making Quad-Core
AMD Opteron processors the smarter choice to address the compute-intensive
demands of the high-performance market."
    In addition to the many performance enhancements inherent in the new
quad-core processors, Supermicro offers quad-core A+ solutions with the
following high-performance design features:

    -- Universal I/O designs:  Provide flexible I/O customization and
       investment protection
    -- High memory capacity:  16 DIMM and 32 DIMM models with high capacity
       memory support to dramatically improve memory and virtualization
    -- Dual Hyper-Transport link designs:  Increased system bandwidth and
    -- Dual Dynamic Power Management (DDPM): Increased performance and
       improved power management
    -- High-efficiency VRMs:  Save energy and reduce electricity costs
    -- High-efficiency power supplies:  Further increases overall system
       power savings
    -- Up to 10 quad-processor (MP) or dual-processor (DP) Blades in a 7U
       enclosure:  Industry-leading density and power efficiency with up to
       160 processor cores and 640GB memory per 7U enclosure
    The full range of quad-core Supemicro A+ solutions includes both DP and
MP servers and workstations in 1U, 2U, 4U, tower and blade form factors.
    Supermicro Server Building Block Solutions(R) offer exceptional
flexibility and outstanding feature advantages.  For more information on
Supermicro's comprehensive line of server solutions, please visit
    About Super Micro Computer, Inc.
    Established in 1993, Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and
uncompromising quality control to produce industry-leading serverboards,
chassis and server systems. These mission-critical Server Building Block
solutions provide benefits across many environments, including data center
deployment, high-performance computing, high-end workstations, storage
networks and standalone server installations. For more information on
Supermicro's complete line of advanced motherboards, SuperServers, and
optimized chassis, visit, email or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at +1 408-503-
    Supermicro and Server Building Block Solutions are registered trademarks
of Super Micro Computer, Inc.  AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Opteron and
combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
HyperTransport is a licensed trademark of the HyperTransport Technology
Consortium. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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