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Xeon Phi

A family of x86 coprocessors from Intel for parallel computing. Dubbed the "Many Integrated Core" (MIC) architecture, Xeon Phi chips run at lower speeds than ordinary Intel CPUs but make up for the speed with multiple cores. Xeon Phi chips can be used stand-alone or in conjunction with Intel's full-blown Xeon processors. The 50-core Knights Corner was the first implementation of the Xeon Phi line, followed by Knights Landing. See Xeon and high-performance computing.
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To help make this a reality, Intel disclosed the next generation of the Intel Xeon Phi processor family (code named Knights Mill), which is focused on high-performance machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Nervana's Engine and silicon expertise will advance Intel's AI portfolio and enhance the deep learning performance and TCO of our Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi processors."
AMAX has integrated its product lines, including converged solutions and AMAX HPC clusters with the latest Intel Xeon Phi x2000 product family, the company said.
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Tianhe-2 currently has 16,000 nodes, each with two Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge processors, and three Xeon Phi coprocessors for a combined total of 3.12 million computing cores.
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