NVIDIA's new Volta-powered DGX-1 costs $149,000

NVIDIA unveils its new DGX-1 with Tesla V100, has 8 x Tesla V100s for $149,000.

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GTC 2017 - NVIDIA has officially unveiled its new Volta-based Tesla V100 graphics card, the most advanced piece of silicon in the world - on the 12nm node, with 16GB of HBM2 @ 900GB/sec, and so much more - but the AI research systems have also been announced, topping out at $149,000.

NVIDIA's new Volta-powered DGX-1 costs $149,000 | TweakTown.com

NVIDIA's new DGX-1 with Tesla V100 has 960 Tensor TFLOPs of performance, 8 x Tesla V100 graphics cards, NVLink Hybrid Cube technology, and is the equivalent of 400 servers in a box. NVIDIA says that it's capable of pushing down the required time on datasets from 8 days on TITAN X, to just 8 hours on DGX-1 with Tesla V100.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering and has recently taken a keen interest in artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

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