Intel Unveils Its First AI Chip Spring Hill, Says Facebook Already Using It
In a radical new step to deal with big data generated by organisations, Intel this week launched an artificial intelligence processor called Nervana NNP-I or ‘Spring Hill’. According to reports, this processor has been designed for large computing centres.
Intel Nervana NNP-I is based on a 10 nanometer Ice Lake processor and is purpose-built specifically to accelerate deep learning deployment at scale, offering excellent performance for major data centre workloads. Intel also said that this processor also offers a high degree of programmability without compromising performance to power efficiency.
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