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AMD-V

(AMD Virtualization) The virtual machine capability in AMD's CPU chips. The AMD-V circuits added virtual machine instructions to the AMD64 family of x86 CPUs. Introduced in 2006, AMD-V was originally code-named Pacifica. See virtual machine, hardware virtualization and VT.
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Multi-core AMD Opteron processors for servers incorporate power management features, including enhanced AMD Virtualization technology that helps cloud data center operators perform server consolidation, increase utilization rates, and reduce overall power and cooling requirements.
In addition, AMD client virtualisation technology - AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) technology - provides chip-level optimisation needed to support legacy applications under Windows XP Mode.
features, AMD's newest processors leverage proven technologies, adding further performance-per-watt advances and improved business capabilities by enhancing efficient dual-core advantages, low-power/high-bandwidth memory, AMD virtualization support, and quad-core ready Socket F (1207).