NVIDIA Unveils Tesla P100: Advanced GPU for Data Centers

The graphic chip behemoth, NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA – Analyst Report) recently unveiled a super-fast graphics chip for deep learning that promises to make a splash in the artificial intelligence (AI) space. During its 2016 GPU Technology Conference, the company introduced Tesla P100, the most advanced accelerator. Tesla P100, based on NVIDIA’s next generation Pascal architecture, is claimed to be the biggest chip ever made. The chip is built on the 16-nanometer (nm) fabrication node and features over 15 billion transistors. Moreover, with NVIDIA’s NVLink high-speed GPU interconnect, up to eight Tesla P100 GPUs can be interconnected to maximize application performance in a single node. The company revealed that International Business Machines (IBM – Analyst Report) “has implemented NVLink on its POWER8 CPUs for fast CPU-to-GPU communication”. The company claims that…


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