Duel of the Titans: Opteron vs. Xeon

Our Test Rig: The Newisys Opteron Server

Our test rig arrived, at short notice, from Newisys, and was equipped with two Opteron CPUs, 2 GB of memory, and two Ultra 320 SCSI hard drives.

The first server system from AMD with two Hammer CPUs and the model number 244.

Typical: CD ROM drive in the slimline form factor.

View of the front panel of the server system.

View of the interior of the AMD servers.

Not yet ready for the production line: motherboard with correctional connections.