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NEC Refreshes SX-Aurora Vector Engine, Outlines Roadmap

Roadmaps Nov 30, 2019 0

NEC refreshes its SX-Aurora Vector Engine accelerator cards, adopts AMD processors, and outlines roadmap. Read more

Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks Designed A Custom Half-petaFLOPS Training Chip

Architectures Nov 24, 2019 0

Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks has been working on a custom training chip with... Read more

Samsung M5 Core Details Show Up

Architectures Nov 21, 2019 0

Samsung details the high-level changes to the Exynos M5 core found in the Exynos... Read more

SC19: Aurora Supercomputer To Feature Intel First Exascale Xe GPGPU, 7nm Ponte Vecchio

Architectures Nov 17, 2019 1

Intel unveils the node architecture of the Aurora Supercomputer; the system will feature Intel's... Read more

A Look at Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine: Half Square Foot Silicon Chip

Architectures Nov 16, 2019 0

A look at Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine (WSE), a chip the size of a wafer,... Read more
Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks Designed A Custom Half-petaFLOPS Training Chip
Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks has been working on a custom training chip with a peak performance of half-petaFLOPS...
SC19: Aurora Supercomputer To Feature Intel First Exascale Xe GPGPU, 7nm Ponte Vecchio
Intel unveils the node architecture of the Aurora Supercomputer; the system will feature Intel's first Xe GPGPU for HPC,...
Cavium Takes ARM to Petascale with Astra
A look at the Astra supercomputer, the most powerful ARM-based supercomputer being built for Sandia National Labs.

Conference Coverage

Intel Expands 22FFL With Production-Ready RRAM and MRAM on FinFET
Intel expands its 22FFL process with new production-ready MRAM and RRAM technologies.
TSMC Talks 7nm, 5nm, Yield, And Next-Gen 5G And HPC Packaging
An update on TSMC current and forthcoming logic process nodes as well as their next-generation advanced packaging technologies.
Nvidia Inference Research Chip Scales to Dozens of Chiplets
Nvidia recently presented a research chip comprising dozens of chiplets that enables them to scale from milliwatts to hundreds...
IEDM 2018: Intel’s 10nm Standard Cell Library and Power Delivery
Presented at the 64th IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) in December, here's a look at Intel's 10-nanometer standard...
IEDM 2017 + ISSCC 2018: Intel’s 10nm, switching to cobalt interconnects
At IEDM 2017 and ISSCC 2018 Intel detailed their upcoming 10nm node, an aggressively scaled 7nm-class process technology that...
IEDM 2017: Sony’s 3-layer stacked CMOS image sensor technology
At the 2017 IEDM Sony presented their 3-layer stacked state-of-the-art CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology used to minimize rolling...
ISSCC 2018: The IBM z14 Microprocessor And System Control Design
A look at the changes and enhancements that were implemented by IBM in their z14 mainframe microprocessor and system...
QUEST, A TCI-Based 3D-Stacked SRAM Neural Processor
Attempting to address the memory bandwidth problem, the QUEST neural processor uses 3D-stacked SRAM dies along with ThruChip Interface...
AMD’s Zen CPU Complex, Cache, and SMU
A look at AMD's Zen CPU Complex (CCX), a fully independent and modular cluster of up to four cores...
A Look at Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine: Half Square Foot Silicon Chip
A look at Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine (WSE), a chip the size of a wafer, packing over 400K tiny AI...
A Look at Spring Crest: Intel Next-Generation DC Training Neural Processor
A look at the microarchitecture of Intel Nervana next-generation data center training neural processor, codename Spring Crest.
IBM Adds POWER9 AIO, Pushes for an Open Memory-Agnostic Interface
IBM adds a third variant of POWER9, the POWER9 Advanced I/O (AIO) processor which incorporates the Open Memory Interface...
Intel Spring Hill: Morphing Ice Lake SoC Into A Power-Efficient Data Center Inference Accelerator
First detailed at Hot Chips 31, Intel Spring Hill morphs the Ice Lake SoC into a highly power-efficient data...
Inside Tesla’s Neural Processor In The FSD Chip
A deep dive into the custom-designed Tesla neural processing units integrated inside the company's full self-driving (FSD) chip based...
A Look at NEC’s Latest Vector Processor, the SX-Aurora
A look at the NEC SX-Aurora, their latest vector processor - increasing compute while maintaining a high B/F through...