Huawei expands data centre efforts with new CPU and servers
Mon 7 Jan 2019
Firm determined to expand data centre presence with new ARM-based CPU and servers, despite growing political resistance from abroad
Huawei has unveiled its new ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip, a next-generation chip for servers, despite mounting resistance to its hardware from abroad.
Huawei said the chipset, developed in partnership with UK-based ARM holdings, is faster and more efficient than rival CPUs.
Kunpeng 920 was built using the cutting-edge 7-nanometer process and integrates 64 cores at a frequency of 2.6 GHz and 8-channel DDR4. It supports PCIe 4.0 and CCIX interfaces and provides 640 Gbps total bandwidth.
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