Supermicro Launches AMD TwinBlades

Key Features
Two nodes in a Processor Blade. Each node supports the following:

1. Dual AMD Opteron™ 6100 series processors

2. AMD SR5650/SP5100 Chipset

3. Up to 128GB DDR3 1333/ 1066/ 800MHz ECC Registered DIMM in 8 DIMM slots

4. Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet

5. 2 x 2.5″ Hot-Plug SATA Drive Trays

6. Integrated IPMI2.0 w/ remote KVM and virtual media

7. Mellanox ConnectX QDR InfiniBand 40Gbps or 10GbE support (Optional)

See the following URL for full details.


One of the best things about supermicro twinblades is the fact that you can mix both AMD and Intel Blades in the same chassis. As well as the price performance ratio which is industry leading.


also check out the following press release on the new superserver and GPU blade for Virtualization: