Intel Fires Back at NVIDIA over Deep Learning

It could be argued that NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) got the back-and-forth started with processor competitor Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) when it published a blog post last week titled, “Correcting Intel’s Deep Learning Benchmark Mistakes.” The “mistakes” NVIDIA VP of Accelerated Learning Ian Buck was referring to were claims by Intel that its new Xeon Phi processors were more than two times faster than competitive processors, and considerably more scalable. Buck added fuel to the fire by suggesting that with the rapid pace of change in deep learning systems and architecture, “newcomers to the field may not be aware of all the developments that have been taking place in both hardware and software.” In what can be described as an off-handed response, Jason Waxman, the vice president of Intel’s data center group,…


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