AMD today announced an expansion of its family of AMD OpteronTM processors with the new AMD Opteron processor 800 Series, for 4-way and 8-way servers and the 100 Series, for 1-way servers and workstations. "The new AMD Opteron processors join the AMD Opteron processor 200 Series launched in April 2003. The 800 Series is scalable for up to 8-way servers and can meet customers' long-range computing needs for enterprise infrastructure and applications by offering a simplified, non-proprietary server platform. 4P servers based on the 800 Series offer the world's highest performance according to previously released benchmarks from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)."
The entire press release can be found here.