Nvidia Unveils Pascal-Powered Tesla P100

The new GPU unveiled by Nvidia today promises to boost data center performance speeds by as much as 50 times. The company is touting the Tesla P100 as “the most advanced data accelerator ever.” Nvidia’s new GPU is the first to be based on its Pascal architecture. The company said that the architecture will enable a new class of servers capable of delivering the performance equivalent of hundreds of CPU server nodes.The Tesla GPU will help power an upgraded version of Europe’s fastest supercomputer, the Piz Daint system at the Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) in Lugano, Switzerland. The upgrade is expected to more than double Piz Daint’s speed. Jumping to 16nm Fabrication Nvidia said the Tesla P100 is designed to address inefficiencies in modern data centers. While today’s data…


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