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By | Team Register 21st November 2006 15:13

Dell touts servers based on Xeon-brand Opterons

Confusion in PowerEdge-land

Who makes the Opteron processors going into Dell's latest rackable servers? AMD, you'd think, but a casual glance at the PC giant's website might leave you with the impression that the processors were produced by AMD's arch-rival, Intel.

Check out Dell UK's PowerEdge SC1435 customise-and-buy page. What's that logo alongside the list of Opteron processors the two-way box can be configured with? Why, it's Intel's old-look Intel Xeon decal:

dell xeon opteron poweredge server
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Maybe Dell's in-house web designers are unhappy with their new AMD-based workstations and long for a return to the old Intel-only days? ®

Thanks to reader Karl for the tip.

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