Never mind AI, Intel has Nervana

Chipzilla’s billion dollar investment in Nervana might be the key to making its server chips more intelligent.Intel is laying out its roadmap to advance artificial intelligence performance across the board and Nervana technology appears to be everywhere. The high-performance silicon market is dominated by GPUs. However, with Nervana inside, Intel hopes its new corporate tech with its a fully-optimized software and hardware stack will give that business model a good kicking. Nervana hardware will initially be available as an add-in card that plugs into a PCIe slot. The first Nervana silicon, codenamed Lake Crest, will make its way to select Intel customers in H1 2017. Intel is also talking about Knights Mill, which is the next generation of the Xeon Phi processor family. Intel said that Knights Mill will deliver…

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