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MLU100
cambricon mlu100 front.png
General Info
DesignerCambricon
ManufacturerTSMC
Model NumberMLU100
MarketServer
IntroductionNovember 7, 2017 (announced)
May 3, 2018 (launched)
General Specs
FamilyMLU
Frequency1,000 MHZ, 1,300 MHz
Microarchitecture
ISAMLUv100
TechnologyCMOS
Electrical
TDP80 W, 110 W

MLU100 is a high-performance neural processor designed by Cambricon and introduced for the server market in mid-2018. The MLU100 is manufactured on TSMC's 16 nm process and operates at 1 GHz with a high-performance mode of 1.3 GHz.

Overview[edit]

In balanced mode which has a power envelope of 80 W, this processor has a theoretical peak performance of 128 trillion fixed-point (8-bit int) operations per second and 64 half-precision floating point (16-bit) TFLOPS. The efficiency of the chip slightly worsens at high-performance mode in favors of higher performances. In this mode the processor has a peak performance of 166.4 TOPS and 83.2 half-precision TFLOPS.

 Balanced ModeHigh-Perf Mode
Frequency1 GHz1.3 GHz
8-bit Int128 TOPS166.4 TOPS
16-bit FP64 TFLOPS83.2 TFLOPS

Accelerator Card[edit]

cambricon mlu100 card.png

Cambricon also sells the MLU100 in a PCIe accelerator card form factor. The x16 PCIe card comes in two versions with a 16 GiB and a 32 GiB of DDR4.

Memory controller[edit]

[Edit/Modify Memory Info]

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Integrated Memory Controller
Max TypeDDR4-3200
Supports ECCYes
Max Mem64 GiB
Controllers1
Channels4
Max Bandwidth95.37 GiB/s
Bandwidth
Single 23.84 GiB/s
Double 47.68 GiB/s
Quad 95.37 GiB/s
Facts about "MLU100 - Cambricon"
base frequency1,300 MHz (1.3 GHz, 1,300,000 kHz) +
designerCambricon +
familyMLU +
first announcedNovember 7, 2017 +
first launchedMay 3, 2018 +
full page namecambricon/mlu/mlu100 +
has ecc memory supporttrue +
isaMLUv100 +
ldateMay 3, 2018 +
main imageFile:cambricon mlu100 front.png +
manufacturerTSMC +
market segmentServer +
max memory channels4 +
model numberMLU100 +
nameMLU100 +
supported memory typeDDR4-3200 +
tdp80 W (80,000 mW, 0.107 hp, 0.08 kW) + and 110 W (110,000 mW, 0.148 hp, 0.11 kW) +
technologyCMOS +