Atom S1200 – the Intel solution for low power, single socket servers

atom S1200Intel has announced today the availability of Atom S1200, a System-on-a-Chip platform is the “world’s first” 6-watt, 64-bit SoC for datacenters and enterprise applications.

The Intel Atom processor S1200 product family is the first low-power SoC delivering required data center features that ensure server-class levels of reliability and manageability while also enabling significant savings in overall costs. The SoC includes two physical cores and a total of four threads enabled with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology2 (Intel® HT). The SoC also includes 64-bit support, a memory controller supporting up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, Intel® Virtualization Technologies (Intel® VT), eight lanes of PCI Express 2.0, Error-Correcting Code (ECC) support for higher reliability, and other I/O interfaces integrated from Intel chipsets. The new product family will consist of three processors with frequency ranging from 1.6GHz to 2.0GHz.

The Intel Atom S1200 product family is also compatible with the x86 software that is commonly used in data centers today. This enables easy integration of the new low-powered equipment and avoids additional investments in porting and maintaining new software stacks.

Read the press release at http://newsroom.intel.com/community/intel_newsroom/blog/2012/12/11/intel-delivers-the-worlds-first-6-watt-server-class-processor

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