IBM’s new AI chip offers 22x speedup with ‘mind-blowing’ energy efficiency By Cointelegraph


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IBM (NYSE:) recently debuted a new prototype artificial intelligence (AI) chip purported to be both faster and far more energy-efficient than any chip currently available.

According to research published in Science Magazine on Oct. 19, the new chip, dubbed NorthPole, “achieves a 25 times higher energy metric” on a relevant benchmark “and a 22 times lower time metric of latency.”

The NorthPole chip on a PCIe card. Source: IBM Research