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GPUs: Designed for gaming now crucial to HPC and AI

How did a chip meant for gaming become so vital in enterprise computing? Some people thought outside the box.

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Intel FPGAs step toward mainstream in Dell, Fujitsu enterprise servers

With Dell and Fujitsu putting Intel Arria 10 GX programmable acceleration cards into off-the-shelf servers for the data center, enterprises should find it easier to tap the benefits of FPGAs.

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FPGA maker Xilinx aims range of software-programmable chips at data centers

Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes...

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New Spectre derivative bug haunts Intel processors

Researchers have discovered how to use the Spectre design flaw to break into the SGX secure environment of an Intel CPU to steal information. A fix is coming March 16.

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IBM to ship its Power9 system this month, claiming AI leadership in the data center

With the release this month of the first commercial server based on its Power9 processor, IBM hits another milestone in its quest to be the AI-workload leader for data centers and web service providers.

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Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm's ARM-based Centriq 2400 chips could break Intel's virtual monopoly on server processors to bring down data center costs.

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Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm's much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel's virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are...

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AMD rumored to double server core count on Epyc chip

The next generation of AMD’s Epyc server processors is expected to pack 64 cores on one chip.

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Intel introduces an AI-oriented processor

Intel says the Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) will help companies develop new classes of AI applications. It is expected to be on sale before the end of the year.

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Nvidia gets broad support for cutting-edge Volta GPUs in the data center

Data center workloads for AI, graphics rendering, high-performance computing and business intelligence are getting a boost as a Who's Who of the world's biggest server makers and cloud providers snap up Nvidia's Volta-based Tesla V100...

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