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Server store sells 12-core Opteron CPUs ahead of launch

updated 06:45 pm EST, Tue February 16, 2010

Auction price starts at $7,000

A Missouri-based server distributor, Oakville Mehlville Computers, is allegedly selling AMD's 12-core Opteron CPUs ahead of the formal launch, according to the company's eBay auction. The components, known by the monicker Magny-Cours, were originally expected to ship sometime in the first quarter of this year, although AMD has yet to publicly announce the exact date.

AMD early last year claimed the Magny-Cours CPUs, based on the company's 45 nanometer process, will integrate Direct Connect Architecture 2.0, along with twice as many memory channels and a significant boost in memory speed compared to current offerings. The DCA 2.0 system is also believed to bring a considerable increase in the performance-per-watt ratio.

The eBay seller is offering a set of four G34-socket Opteron CPUs "from AMD assembly line (sic)," with the starting bid set at $7,700 and a Buy It Now price of $7,700. [via PCWorld]




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