AMD announced on Tuesday that an 8-core ARM System-on-Chip named A1100 would begin sampling in March.
The AMD Opteron A-Series processor, codenamed “Seattle”, will sample this quarter along with a development platform that will make software design on the industry’s premier ARM–based server CPU quick and easy. AMD is collaborating with industry leaders to enable a robust 64-bit software ecosystem for ARM-based designs from compilers and simulators to hypervisors, operating systems and application software, in order to address key workloads in Web-tier and storage data center environments.
The AMD Opteron A1100 Series processors support:
- 4 or 8 core ARM Cortex™-A57 processors
- Up to 4 MB of shared L2 and 8 MB of shared L3 cache
- Configurable dual DDR3 or DDR4 memory channels with ECC at up to 1866 MT/second
- Up to 4 SODIMM, UDIMM or RDIMMs
- 8 lanes of PCI-Express® Gen 3 I/O
- 8 Serial ATA 3 ports
- 2 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports
- ARM TrustZone® technology for enhanced security
- Crypto and data compression co-processors
Read the Press Release on AMD site.