Accelerator

This morning is an important one for AMD – perhaps the most important of the year. After almost a year and a half of build-up, and even longer for actual development, AMD is launching their next generation GPU/APU/AI accelerator family, the Instinct MI300 series. Based on AMD's new CDNA 3 architecture, and combining it with AMD's proven Zen 4 cores, AMD will be making a full-court press for the high-end GPU and accelerator market with their new product, aiming to lead in both big-metal HPC as well as the burgeoning market for generative AI training and inference. Taking the stage for AMD's launch event will be AMD CEO Dr. LIsa Su, as well as a numerous AMD executives and ecosystem partners, to detail, at last...

Amazon's Trainium2 AI Accelerator Features 96 GB of HBM, Quadruples Training Performance

Amazon Web Services this week introduced Trainium2, its new accelerator for artificial intelligence (AI) workload that tangibly increases performance compared to its predecessor, enabling AWS to train foundation models...

19 by Anton Shilov on 11/30/2023

Qualcomm's Cloud AI 100 Now Sampling: Up to 400TOPs at 75W

Today Qualcomm is revealing more information on last year’s announced “Cloud AI 100” inference chip and platform. The new inference platform by the company is said to have entered...

15 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/16/2020

Apple Now Offering Standalone Afterburner Cards for Mac Pro Upgrades

Aimed at very specific audiences, Apple’s Mac Pro clearly does not come at a price point that seems reasonable for an average person. Nonetheless, the features it has are...

11 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2020

A Success on Arm for HPC: We Found a Fujitsu A64FX Wafer

When speaking about Arm in the enterprise space, the main angle for discussion is on the CPU side. Having a high-performance SoC at the heart of the server has...

23 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/5/2019

The AI Race Expands: Qualcomm Reveals “Cloud AI 100” Family of Datacenter AI Inference Accelerators for 2020

This morning at their first AI Day, the 800lb gorilla of the mobile world, Qualcomm announced that they are getting into the AI accelerator market, and in an aggressive...

26 by Ryan Smith on 4/9/2019

Corsair Releases Accelerator Series SSDs

Corsair released a new SSD series today branded Accelerator. Like the name suggests, this series is aimed for caching purposes and is bundled with NVELO's DataPlex caching software. Corsair...

11 by Kristian Vättö on 3/6/2012

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