A new teaser on Twitter offers us to mark the 31st of August in the diary - as part of the ultimate countdown that raises a lot of hopes, expectations and sophisticated theories
The name Ampere hovered over the network for several years in the context of future generations of NVIDIA before it finally became something real and tangible with Unveiling the monstrous A100 Accelerators of the HPC domain In May - that they did not really manage to hide the question marks as part of the developer's statement that she architecture Will this time serve both the world of servers and the home graphics market as opposed to the dual approach of the current generation with Turing alongside Volta.
How will the radiation tracking technologies of NVIDIA (Not on the A100) In Ampere, how large could the number of CUDA units in the versions be?GeForce For the gaming world, what will be the maximum power consumption and power envelope and will we see the continued use of fast and expensive HBM2E memories also in models for the home market? These are all questions that should finally be answered at the end of this month - according to the official Twitter page of the green chip developer who now presents a digital processing of a kind of bright supernova and talks about the great countdown of 21 days and 21 years (reference to time elapsed since we entered our lives The brand GeForce For the first time with the cardGeForce 256 legendary).
The current statement does not give us any new information, but there are conspirators who are convinced that the first details are hidden behind the numbers that appear openly in the headings - multiplying the number 21 by the number 256 (as the name of theGeForce 256 in question) gives us a result of 5,376 which may be an indication of the maximum number of CUDA units we will get in theAmpere The homeliness, when there are those who have gone one step further and claim that the addition of the digits that make up the number 5,376 gives us the result 21, and constitutes further confirmation and verification of the hidden symbolic intention.
We are not entirely convinced that this is a sophisticated hidden message and not a possible coincidence that will hit exactly the target or just quite close to it (256 is a double of 64 that forms the basis for CUDA units in any processing cluster in modern architectures of NVIDIA, So that all its multiplication by an integer gives us a result that may theoretically make sense for the amount of processing units in the Ampere generation cores) - but what is certain is that the chip developer's move is agile and extensive at this time, just before the improved console generation and expected rival launches AMD, May be particularly successful and lucrative. Expect more updates in the near future!