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May 20, 2020

Microsoft OpenAI computer is world’s 5th most powerful

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, supercomputing

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it has built the fifth most powerful computer on Earth.

Packed with 285,000 and 10,000 GPUs, the was built in collaboration with San Francisco-based artificial intelligence research organization OpenAI. Microsoft announced its partnership with OpenAI last year and contributed $1 billion to the project.

The will operate as part of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing system. The technology giant expects to achieve significantly better results from a single massive supercomputer system than from large numbers of smaller, isolated models.

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