That should help AMD some more
More Opteron 6200 sales is a good thing for AMD/Cray and consumers.
Cray tried to sell Fords and Chevies when it launched the CX1000 entry supercomputer clusters launched back in March 2010. But to make its life easier, and to help bolster sales of its XE6 and XE6m supers that are based on Cray's own high-speed interconnect and software stack, the company has figured out how to shrink a Lexus …
"They are not more powerful than a single general-purpose core of today."
Really? So I guess the people who design massively parallel GPUs on modern graphics cards are wasting their time and should have just stick an x86 on the board instead? Wow, you should send them your CV , imagine how much money you could save them!