Mar 29, 2024

Microsoft and OpenAI reportedly plan to build a $100 billion AI supercomputer called “Stargate”

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According to insiders, Microsoft and OpenAI are planning to build a $100 billion supercomputer called “Stargate” to massively accelerate the development of OpenAI’s AI models, The Information reports.

Microsoft and OpenAI executives are forging plans for a data center with a supercomputer made up of millions of specialized server processors to accelerate OpenAI’s AI development, according to three people who took part in confidential talks.

The project, code-named “Stargate,” could cost as much as $100 billion, according to one person who has spoken with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman about it and another who has seen some of Microsoft’s initial cost estimates.

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