GPUs

Intel this morning is kicking off the second day of their Vision 2024 conference, the company’s annual closed-door business and customer-focused get-together. While Vision is not typically a hotbed for new silicon announcements from Intel – that’s more of an Innovation thing in the fall – attendees of this year’s show are not coming away empty handed. With a heavy focus on AI going on across the industry, Intel is using this year’s event to formally introduce the Gaudi 3 accelerator, the next-generation of Gaudi high-performance AI accelerators from Intel’s Habana Labs subsidiary. The latest iteration of Gaudi will be launching in the third quarter of 2024, and Intel is already shipping samples to customers now. The hardware itself is something of a mixed bag...

SK hynix to Build $3.87 Billion Memory Packaging Fab in the U.S. for HBM4 and Beyond

SK hynix this week announced plans to build its advanced memory packaging facility in West Lafayette, Indiana. The move can be considered as a milestone both for the memory...

7 by Anton Shilov on 4/5/2024

PCIe 7.0 Draft 0.5 Spec Available: 512 GB/s over PCIe x16 On Track For 2025

PCI-SIG this week released version 0.5 of the PCI-Express 7.0 specification to its members. This is the second draft of the spec and the final call for PCI-SIG members...

15 by Anton Shilov on 4/4/2024

Introspect Intros GDDR7 Test System For Fast GDDR7 GPU Design Bring Up

Introspect this week introduced its M5512 GDDR7 memory test system, which is designed for testing GDDR7 memory controllers, physical interface, and GDDR7 SGRAM chips. The tool will enable memory...

0 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2024

HBM Revenue Poised To Cross $10B as SK hynix Predicts First Double-Digit Revenue Share

Offering some rare insight into the scale of HBM memory sales – and on its growth in the face of unprecedented demand from AI accelerator vendors – the company...

6 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2024

GDDR7 Approaches: Samsung Lists GDDR7 Memory Chips on Its Product Catalog

Now that JEDEC has published specification of GDDR7 memory, memory manufacturers are beginning to announce their initial products. The first out of the gate for this generation is Samsung...

16 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2024

Micron Sells Out Entire HBM3E Supply for 2024, Most of 2025

Being the first company to ship HBM3E memory has its perks for Micron, as the company has revealed that is has managed to sell out the entire supply of...

27 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2024

NVIDIA's GPU IP Drives into MediaTek's Dimension Auto SoCs

MediaTek this week has introduced a new lineup of Dimensity Auto Cockpit system-on-chips, covering the entire market spectrum from entry-level to premium. And while automotive chip announcements are admittedly...

5 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

AMD Announces FSR 3.1: Seriously Improved Upscaling Quality

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 technology package introduced a plethora of enhancements to the FSR technology on Radeon RX 6000 and 7000-series graphics cards last September. But perfection has...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

SK Hynix Starts Mass Production of HBM3E: 9.2 GT/s

SK Hynix said that it had started volume production of its HBM3E memory and would supply it to a customer in late March. The South Korean company is the...

3 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2024

NVIDIA Blackwell Architecture and B200/B100 Accelerators Announced: Going Bigger With Smaller Data

Already solidly in the driver’s seat of the generative AI accelerator market at this time, NVIDIA has long made it clear that the company isn’t about to slow down...

50 by Ryan Smith on 3/18/2024

The NVIDIA GTC 2024 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 1:00pm PT/20:00 UTC)

We're here in sunny San Jose California for the return of an event that's been a long-time coming: NVIDIA's in-person GTC. The Spring 2024 event, NVIDIA's marquee event for...

12 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 3/18/2024

Asus Launches Low-Profile GeForce RTX 3050 6GB: A Tiny Graphics Card for All PCs

Asus this week has become the latest PC video card manufacturer to announce a sub-75W video card based on NVIDIA's recently-released low-power GeForce RTX 3050 6GB design. And going...

7 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2024

JEDEC Publishes GDDR7 Memory Spec: Next-Gen Graphics Memory Adds Faster PAM3 Signaling & On-Die ECC

JEDEC on Tuesday published the official specifications for GDDR7 DRAM, the latest iteration of the long-standing memory standard for graphics cards and other GPU-powered devices. The newest generation of...

10 by Ryan Smith & Anton Shilov on 3/6/2024

SK Hynix Mulls 'Differentiated' HBM Memory Amid AI Frenzy

SK Hynix and AMD were at the forefront of the memory industry with the first generation of high bandwidth memory (HBM) back in 2013 – 2015, and SK Hynix...

10 by Anton Shilov on 3/1/2024

Samsung Launches 12-Hi 36GB HBM3E Memory Stacks with 10 GT/s Speed

Samsung announced late on Monday the completion of the development of its 12-Hi 36 GB HBM3E memory stacks, just hours after Micron said it had kicked off mass production...

4 by Anton Shilov on 2/27/2024

Recall of CableMods' 12VHPWR Adapters Estimates Failure Rate of 1.07%

A recall on 12VHPWR angled adapters from CableMod has reached its next stage this week, with the publication of a warning document from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/9/2024

Palit Releases Fanless Version of NVIDIA's New GeForce RTX 3050 6GB

NVIDIA today is quietly launching a new entry-level graphics card for the retail market, the GeForce RTX 3050 6GB. Based on a cut-down version of their budget Ampere-architecture GA107...

8 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

MLCommons To Develop PC Client Version of MLPerf AI Benchmark Suite

MLCommons, the consortium behind the MLPerf family of machine learning benchmarks, is announcing this morning that the organization will be developing a new desktop AI benchmarking suite under the...

2 by Ryan Smith on 1/24/2024

AMD Rolls Out Radeon RX 7900 XT Promo Pricing Opposite GeForce RTX 40 Super Launch

In response to the launch of NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 40 Super video cards, AMD has announced that they are instituting new promotional pricing on a handful of their...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2024

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