Tag: NVIDIA

NVIDIA Earnings Blow Past Estimates, Mark ‘Tipping Point’ for AI

Nvidia’s stock surged by 8% to $728.35 in after-hours trading following the impressive fourth-quarter earnings report, which showcased a significant revenue increase of 22% from the previous quarter and a remarkable 265% growth from the prior year. The company’s success was highlighted by accelerated computing and generative AI, with Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang […]

Craigslist for GPUs’ launches amid crushing Nvidia AI GPU shortages — gpulist.ai allows you to rent AI GPU clusters by the hour

A new online marketplace, gpulist.ai, has emerged as a platform where individuals can rent GPU clusters by the card and by the hour. Described as the “Craigslist for GPU clusters,” the service allows users to access the power of multiple AI GPUs without the need to build a data center from scratch. Launched recently, the […]

Nvidia provides the first public view of its fastest AI supercomputer — Eos is powered by 4,608 H100 GPUs, tuned for generative AI

Nvidia has unveiled Eos, its cutting-edge enterprise-focused supercomputer tailored for advanced AI development on a massive scale within data centers. Eos, currently utilized by Nvidia itself, ranks as the 9th most powerful supercomputer globally in FP64 performance, potentially outstripping all others in AI tasks. Comprising 576 DGX H100 systems, each equipped with eight Nvidia H100 […]

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says $7 trillion isn’t needed for AI — cites 1 million-fold improvement in AI performance in the last ten years

Nvidia’s CEO, Jensen Huang, challenges the notion of needing trillions of dollars to build a separate semiconductor industry solely for AI chips. He believes that ongoing GPU architecture innovations, like those from Nvidia, can significantly enhance AI performance without the need for such massive investments. Huang emphasizes that the industry has already increased AI performance […]

Nvidia unveils AI chatbot ‘Chat with RTX’ for local PCs

Nvidia just dropped an early version of its Chat with RTX demo, allowing users to craft their own chatbot experience on Windows PCs providing them the power to infuse personalized content into the AI mix. Nvidia shines through as they deploy retrieval-augmented generation (RAG), TensorRT-LLM software, and RTX acceleration to bring the world of generative […]

NVIDIA CEO: Every Country Needs Sovereign AI

In a fiery discussion at the World Governments Summit in Dubai, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang advocated for the sovereignty of AI, emphasizing the importance of countries owning their intelligence production. Engaging in a dynamic fireside chat with the UAE’s Minister of AI, Huang underlined the cultural, societal, and historical significance of data ownership, promoting a […]

Nvidia to design tailor-made AI chips for cloud computing firms

Sources whisper that Nvidia is sprouting a bespoke chip-making division aimed to cater to cloud computing mavericks and beyond, in a bid to ward off approaching challengers. Currently commanding an 80% market share of the high-end AI chip market, Nvidia’s coffers have swelled by a staggering 40% this year to $1.73 trillion, following a meteoric […]

Nvidia’s Big Tech Rivals Put Their Own A.I. Chips on the Table

Amazon’s $4 billion investment in Anthropic, a San Francisco-based start-up focusing on artificial intelligence, was driven by its interest in building specialized computer chips to compete with Nvidia, a dominant force in the A.I. chip market.   The expansion of generative A.I. has revealed the heavy reliance of big tech companies such as Amazon, Google, […]

Nvidia’s Big Tech Rivals Put Their Own A.I. Chips on the Table

Amazon’s $4 billion investment in Anthropic, a San Francisco-based start-up focusing on artificial intelligence, was driven by its interest in building specialized computer chips to compete with Nvidia, a dominant force in the A.I. chip market.   The expansion of generative A.I. has revealed the heavy reliance of big tech companies such as Amazon, Google, […]

Despite sanctions, Chinese military, universities, and government bodies procure Nvidia GPUs.

According to the Reuters report, Chinese military institutions, state-run AI research centers, and universities have been acquiring Nvidia’s AI and HPC GPUs, including the A100 and H100, despite U.S. export curbs.   The U.S. imposed bans on the exports of Nvidia’s A100 and H100 chips to China and Hong Kong, which led Nvidia to design […]

Nvidia’s RTX 4090 returns to China 11% slower than before

Nvidia has launched a modified version of its GeForce RTX 4090 GPU in China to comply with US export restrictions, featuring a 10.94% decrease in performance compared to the original model.   The modified RTX 4090D has reduced core count and tensor core count, along with other specifications remaining mostly unchanged, such as peak clock […]

Nvidia CEO Jensen says, ‘Our life goal is not to build CUDA GPUs’ — notes the company changed its mission but never changed the name.

Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, discussed the evolving role of GPUs beyond graphics and their place in the future of the industry at the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA) 2023 Dinner Banquet. He emphasized the multi-purpose nature of GPUs and their adaptability to address various computing challenges, including AI workloads.   Huang acknowledged the […]

Nvidia’s H100 GPUs will consume more power than some countries — each GPU consumes 700W of power, 3.5 million are expected to be sold in the coming year

In the glitzy world of tech, Nvidia is making headlines not just for its cutting-edge H100 AI GPUs but also for the mind-boggling power they consume. These GPUs, which boast a peak power consumption of 700W, are forecasted to collectively guzzle up more electricity than the average American household, with estimates suggesting their impact will […]

Nvidia is firing back at AMD, claims Nvidia H100 Is 2X faster than AMD’s MI300X

In a recent launch event, AMD claimed its latest GPU for AI and high-performance computing is faster than Nvidia’s equivalent GPU. However, Nvidia has responded, asserting that its H100-based machines are actually faster when properly optimized. Nvidia emphasized the importance of optimized software, robust parallel computing, versatile tools, refined algorithms, and great hardware for high […]

Intel CEO attacks Nvidia on AI: ‘The entire industry is motivated to eliminate the CUDA market’

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger introduced new datacenter chips and emphasized the importance of inference technology over Nvidia’s CUDA technology for AI. Gelsinger stated that CUDA’s dominance in training may not last, and Intel believes that the future of AI lies in inference. He also highlighted Intel’s focus on OpenVINO and its ability to compete in […]

US Gov in talks with Nvidia over AI chip exports to China

The US government, led by the Biden administration, is closely monitoring the sale of Nvidia’s accelerators to China, specifically focusing on restricting the shipment of the most advanced AI chips that could be used for military applications. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has emphasized the importance of Nvidia complying with export restrictions and selling GPUs for […]

Essential AI emerges from stealth with backing from Google, Nvidia and AMD

San Francisco-based startup has emerged from stealth with $56.5 million in series A funding. Co-founded by former Google employees with expertise in AI, the company aims to deepen the partnership between humans and computers. Their goal is to launch LLM-driven, full-stack AI products that automate time-consuming workflows and increase productivity. Their innovative approach and the […]

Nvidia Sees Huawei as Formidable AI Chipmaking Rival, CEO Says

Huawei Technologies Co., Intel Corp., and several emerging semiconductor startups are major competitors to Nvidia Corp. in the race to produce the best AI chips. The CEO of Nvidia, Jensen Huang, considers these companies to be formidable opponents, particularly in China.   The U.S. has imposed barriers on the sale of Nvidia’s AI chips to […]

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