New low-power Sun Blade X8420 Server Module
By rebekah on Apr 03, 2007
Today Sun introduced new low-power server modules for the Sun Blade 8000. The Sun Blade X8420 Server Modules are now available with the AMD Opteron processor Model 8218 HE. Compared to the standard 95-watt configurations, this represents savings of 108 watts per server module, or 1,080 watts for a fully-loaded chassis.
The new Sun Blade X8420 Server Module enables customers to consume 28% less CPU power, as compared to the 95-watt configuration.
The Model 8218 HE processor is a Second-Generation 2.6 GHz, 68W low-power AMD Opteron processor. Click here for AMD's February press release.