Meet The DGX-1: Nvidia’s Stupidly Powerful Supercomputer For Deep Learning

“250 Servers in a box.” That’s how Nvidia describes the DGX-1 — the world’s first commercially available supercomputer specifically built for deep learning. Packing in eight Tesla P100 GPUs that are capable of delivering up to 170 teraflops at peak performance, it is hands-down the most powerful system Nvidia has ever brought to market. We took some snapshots of this AI behemoth on the GTC showroom floor. Feast yer eyes! The DGX-1 is pre-built supercomputer boasting eight 16GB Tesla GPUs, a 7TB SSD, Dual 10GbE Quad InfiniBand 100Gb networking, an NVLink Hybrid Cube Mesh and a pair of Xeon processors. In terms of raw computing power, it represents an astonishing 12x speed-up over the previous year. According to Nvidia, it provides the throughput of 250 CPU-based servers, networking, cables and…


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