Asus intros ARM based servers

ARM logoTaiwanese manufacturer Asus said it is making available servers and server boards using 64 bit 48-core ARM microprocessors.

The ThunderX series it is claimed outperform two socket server machines for both cloud workloads and HPS benchmarks.

The company has teamed up with Cavium to produce the products.

The boards and servers will be available in the fourth quarter of this year and support single and dual socket configurations, integrated accelerators, and it is claimed are optimised for cloud, big data and scaleable web workloads

Cavium and Asus allso claim they have very high energy efficiency and good performance.