Cambricon Announces New Generation AI Chip Siyuan 290

Technology Author: Fuller Wang Jan 21, 2021 10:59 AM (GMT+8)

The AI company is promoting the reform and upgrading of the Chinese Market.

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On January 21, 2021, according to the announcement of Cambricon, the new generation AI chip Siyuan 290 started mass production. Siyuan 290 chip is the first AI training chip from Cambrian to adopt the innovative MLUv02 extension architecture and TSMC's 7nm processor, integrating 46 billion transistors.

Compared with the previous generation, the Siyuan 270 chip, the peak computing power of the Siyuan 290 chip is increased by four times, while the memory bandwidth is increased by 12 times, and the inner-communication bandwidth is increased by 19 times. The company says the Siyuan 290 chip will fully support AI training, reasoning, and hybrid artificial intelligence computing acceleration tasks. The new product can be used in many scenarios such as smart finance, smart transportation, and smart manufacturing.

At the same time, the company also launched the MLU290-M5 intelligent accelerator card and Xuansi 1000 AI accelerator system, which help the Siyuan 270 chip achieve full utilization. The company is part of the steady upgrading and enhancement of the Chinese AI market.