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NVIDIA CEO hands out first Tesla V100s to AI researchers

The very first Tesla V100 accelerators were handed to AI researchers by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and founder of NVIDIA
By: Anthony Garreffa | Video Cards News | Posted: Jul 25, 2017 10:33 am

NVIDIA's new Tesla V100 compute accelerators are total computing beasts, with systems available for north of $50,000 with 4 of them inside. NVIDIA has now given out a bunch of the first production Tesla V100 accelerators to AI researchers.

 

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NVIDIA CEO and founder Jen-Hsun Huang hand delivered the Tesla V100 cards at their NVAIL (NVIDIA AI Labs) meet up, where Huang reiterated on NVIDIA's support of AI. He said: "AI is the most powerful technology force that we have ever known. I've seen everything. I've seen the coming and going of the client-server revolution. I've seen the coming and going of the PC revolution. Absolutely nothing compares".

 

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NEWS SOURCES:Techpowerup.com

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