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1 Based on comparison of Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor codenamed "Shanghai" vs. Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor codenamed "Barcelona" on the VMmark virtualization benchmark. For details and system configuration see http://www.vmware.com/products/vmmark/results.html.
2 Compared to Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor codenamed "Barcelona." Benchmarks published on amd.com as of November 13, 2008, show the following performance gains compared to systems based on “Barcelona”: SPECint®_rate2006: 32%; SPECfp®_rate2006: 32%; SPECjbb®2005: 64%. See http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/ProductInformation/ 0,,30_118_8796_8800,00.html. (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.) For the latest results, see www.spec.org.
3 Information based on IDC’s worldwide Quarterly Server Virtualization Tracker for virtualization license shipments in the second quarter of 2008. http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS21473108