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Silicon Mechanics Newsletter - May 24, 2010

Silicon Mechanics Product Lines Updated for Newest Technologies

We have a host of new and refreshed products based on the recent releases of the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 (formerly codenamed "Westmere-EP"), the Intel® Xeon® 7500 Series (formerly codenamed "Nehalem-EX"), the AMD Opteron™ 6100 Processor (formerly codenamed "Magny-Cours"), and the NVIDIA® Tesla™ 20-Series GPUs (featuring the new Fermi architecture).

Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series (formerly codenamed "Westmere-EP")
The new Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 offers true 6-core CPUs, up to 12 threads, and up to 12MB L3 cache. Quad-core processors with up to 8 threads and 12MB of cache are also available in the 5600 series.
Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series CPUs (formerly codenamed "Nehalem-EX")
With up to 8 cores, 16 threads, 24MB of shared cache, and RAS engineered in at every level, the new Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series is designed for the most demanding applications and large-scale consolidations.
AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series Processor (formerly codenamed "Magny-Cours")
The new AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors offer 8- and 12-core processors with up to 12MB of L3 cache per socket. This is a server platform you can count on as workloads become increasingly complex and demanding.
NVIDIA® Tesla™ 20 Series (Fermi) GPUs
Based on the next-generation CUDA architecture (codenamed "Fermi"), the Tesla 20-series GPU Computing Solutions feature up to 8x double precision performance, more parallel processing capabilities, ECC implementation, and the NVIDIA GigaThread engine. This innovative technology quickly and accurately delivers results for HPC applications. New and updated NVIDIA Tesla 20-Series products include:

Reminder: Virtualization at Silicon Mechanics

We recently updated and expanded the information available about Virtualization at Silicon Mechanics. You can read about what it is, what the various advantages may be, considerations for managing a virtualized infrastructure, and you can see the Silicon Mechanics VMWare certified products that are most popularly deployed in various virtualized environments. The Experts at Silicon Mechanics look forward to collaborating with you to ensure that your virtualization solution is configured to meet your needs and expectations. Call us at 866-352-1173, or email

Save the Date: OSCON on July 21 -22

We will be exhibiting at OSCON in Portland, Oregon on July 21 - 22. If you plan to be there, we hope you'll stop by and see us. More details will follow in the next newsletters!

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