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Huawei launches Kunpeng 920 ARM-based server processor

09 January 2019 3

Huawei has announced a new ARM-based CPU for servers called the Kunpeng 920 and the company touts it to be the industry’s fastest. According to Huawei, the performance is 25% better than the industry's standard and 30% more energy-efficient.

It aims to improve the overall performance and efficiency of computing in big data distributed storage and ARM applications.

It is based on the ARMv8 architecture and built on the 7nm manufacturing process. It supports 8-channel DDR4 memory with 46% more memory bandwidth compared to its rivals.

The Kunpeng 920 CPU is expected to come inside TaiShen servers which got also launched alongside this new chip. These servers have been designed for high-performance, high-efficiency scenarios. Huawei introduced three new Taishen server models – one with a focus on storage, another on high-density, and third on both. Together with the Kunpeng 920 CPU, the servers will be able to process and store a large amount of data.

It should be noted that it isn’t the company’s first 7nm based chipset. It also has Kirin 980 based on the same process but designed for its mobile phones. And, there’s one more called the Ascend 910 which was created to handle artificial intelligence applications.

Huawei has worked with Intel for many years on semiconductors for its services. But, now it has come up with its own chip for servers. Huawei has reportedly said that it will continue to work with Intel as well as but choose the best option for each use case.

Currently, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google are some of the top players in this segment and with its new 7nm based chip, Huawei seems to be aiming at securing a good position there.


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