Alienware Announces Support for AMD'S Multiprocessing Architecture
MIAMI, FL --
Alienware Corp. today announced the launch of its newest system, the MJ-12 DDR, featuring support for the new AMD Athlon™ MP processor and the AMD-760™ MP multiprocessing chipset. The MJ-12 DDR is geared towards design specialists in a variety of fields including digital video editing, computer-aided design, digital content creation, geographic and information systems, computer animation, software development, and financial market analysis.
"Alienware newest system, the MJ-12 DDR, features support for the new AMD Athlon™ MP processor and the AMD-760™ MP multiprocessing chipset with Smart MP technology," said Frank Azor, Senior Vice-President, Alienware Corp. "We have been very satisfied with the performance AMD has shown to date and we are eagerly looking forward to the results of their newest multi processing solution."
About the AMD Athlon™ MP Processor
The AMD Athlon™ MP processor with Smart MP technology is a seventh-generation x86 processor for high performance multiprocessing servers and workstations. AMD's innovative Smart MP technology features dual point-to-point, high-speed 266MHz system buses, which are designed to provide up to 4.2GB per second of sustainable bus bandwidth, and an optimized MOESI cache coherency protocol which manages data and memory traffic. The AMD Athlon MP processor, with stable Socket A infrastructure and support for DDR memory technology, has a high performance full-speed cache with hardware data pre-fetch, an advanced 266MHz front side bus with ECC support, a fully pipelined superscalar floating point engine, and an exclusive L2 Translation Look-aside Buffer (TLB).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy awarded AMD an ENERGY STAR® Certificate of Recognition for its energy-efficient processors, including the AMD Athlon MP processor. These processors can help manufacturers meet stringent ENERGY STAR specifications for a variety of appliances, equipment and other products. Products with the ENERGY STAR label are designed to use less energy, save money and help protect the environment. AMD Athlon MP processors are manufactured using AMD's .18 micron copper process technology in Fab 30 in Dresden, Germany.
Alienware Corporation, established in 1996, manufactures high-end computer gaming machines, DV systems, and high performance workstations. Alienware has earned numerous awards for excellence in the computer industry and is a respected, globally recognized brand name. For more information contact Alienware at (800) 494-3382 or visit their Web site at www.alienware.com.