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Brief: HP Rolls Out AMD-based Thin Client, Servers

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday that it's deepening its portfolio of AMD-based systems with a thin client and new servers running processors made by Intel's chief rival.

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday it is deepening its portfolio of Advanced Micro Systems-based systems with a thin client and new servers running processors made by Intel's chief rival.

HP is rolling out the HP t5720, a thin client based on AMD's Geode NX 1500 chip. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based computer maker also said it is adding new AMD Opteron dual-core processors to the HP ProLiant DL145, DL385 and DL585 servers as well as the HP ProLiant BL25p, BL35p and BL45p blades.

HP becomes the second tier-one manufacturer this month to add AMD processors to its system lineup. Earlier this month, Lenovo announced it would make some versions of its new Lenovo 3000 lineup of desktops and notebooks available with AMD processors.

The t5720 is HP's first thin client based on an AMD processor and is configured with up to 512 Mbytes of flash memory and 512 Mbytes of DDR RAM. Its starting street price, with 256 Mbytes of DDR RAM, is $699. HP didn’t specify when the systems would be generally available.

The new ProLiant systems will be based on AMD's Dual-Core Opteron Models 185, 285 and 885 and keep power consumption to 95 watts, HP said. The new servers are slated to be available March 20.

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