Nvidia is mildly excited about its 11 teraflop Titan X GPU and is very calm

NVIDIA HAS launched the latest version of Titan X, a GPU which the company claimed delivers “reckless” and “irresponsible” performance. The new Titan X boasts a speed of 11 teraflops and 44 TOP INT8 (it’s a deep learning stat). It has 12 billion transistors, 3,584 CUDA cores at 1.53GHz and 12GB of GDDR5X memory at 480GBps. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is, at least in layman’s terms, absolutely fucking insane. The Nvidia blog explains its genesis in typical Nvidia fashion: “It began with a bet. Brian Kelleher, our top hardware engineer, bet our CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, we could get more than 10 teraflops of computing performance from a single chip. “Jen-Hsun thought that was crazy. Well, we did it. The result is crazy. And, as of today, Jen-Hsun now owes…


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