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BrainChip Discloses Akida, A Neuromorphic SoC

BrainChip discloses Akida, a Neuromorphic System-on-Chip for the edge and server.

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Hot Chips 30: Nvidia Xavier SoC

An overview of the Xavier SoC which was detailed by Nvidia at Hot Chips 30.

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Hot Chips 30: AMD Raven Ridge

Overview of AMD Raven Ridge APUs that were recently detailed at Hot Chips 30.

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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 control chips.

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A look at Nvidia’s NVLink interconnect and the NVSwitch

A look at Nvidia’s NVLink interconnect and the 2-billion transistor NVSwitch that is powering Nvidia’s latest DGX-2 deep learning machine.

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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 wireless communication technology to deliver sufficiently high bandwidth to sustain peak processing performance.

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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 that are incorporated into a full SoC to form complete products such as their Zeppelin die.

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Intel discloses Tremont, a Goldmont Plus successor

Intel has disclosed a new “Tremont” microarchitecture along with the release of their latest architecture ISA programming reference.

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ISSCC 2018: Intel’s Self-Powered Intelligent IoT Edge Mote

A look at Intel’s tiny intelligent IoT edge mote operating at near-threshold voltage and harvesting solar energy for charging. Equipped with sensors and an SoC with hardware to accelerate convolutional neural networks (CNNs), the chip collects environmental sensory data and captures images which are classified on-chip and sent to a data center in order to improve and optimize agricultural fields.

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ISSCC 2018: AMD’s Zeppelin; Multi-chip routing and packaging

A look at AMD’s Zeppelin SoC and the Infinity Fabric, a multi-chip architecture used by AMD to scale their SoC design from the mainstream PC market all the way to the server market.

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