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Vector Engine Type 10BE - NEC
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VE Type 10BE
nec ve type 10 (front).jpg
General Info
DesignerNEC
ManufacturerTSMC
Model NumberType 10BE
MarketServer, Workstation
IntroductionNovember 2019 (announced)
January 2020 (launched)
General Specs
FamilyVector Engine
SeriesType 10E
Frequency1,408 MHz
Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureSX-Aurora
PlatformSX-Aurora TSUBASA
Process16 nm
Transistors4,800,000,000
TechnologyCMOS
Die493.68 mm²
14.96 mm × 33.00 mm
Word Size64 bit
Cores8
Threads8
Max Memory48 GiB
Succession

Vector Engine Type 10BE is an octa-core vector processor designed by NEC and introduced in early 2019. This chip is fabricated on TSMC 16 nm process based on the SX-Aurora mircoarchitecture. VE Type 10BE operates at 1.408 GHz and comes with 48 GiB of six 8-hi stacks of HBM2 memory.

Performance[edit]

The Vector Engine Type 10BE operates at 1.408 GHz and integrates eight vector cores.

  • Per core: 270.34 gigaFLOPS
  • Per chip: 2.1627 teraFLOPS
    2,162,700,000,000 FLOPS
    2,162,700,000 KFLOPS
    2,162,700 MFLOPS
    2,162.7 GFLOPS
    0.00216 PFLOPS

Cache[edit]

Main article: SX-Aurora § Cache

[Edit/Modify Cache Info]

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Cache Organization
Cache is a hardware component containing a relatively small and extremely fast memory designed to speed up the performance of a CPU by preparing ahead of time the data it needs to read from a relatively slower medium such as main memory.

The organization and amount of cache can have a large impact on the performance, power consumption, die size, and consequently cost of the IC.

Cache is specified by its size, number of sets, associativity, block size, sub-block size, and fetch and write-back policies.

Note: All units are in kibibytes and mebibytes.
L1$512 KiB
0.5 MiB
524,288 B
4.882812e-4 GiB
L1I$256 KiB
0.25 MiB
262,144 B
2.441406e-4 GiB
8x32 KiB  
L1D$256 KiB
0.25 MiB
262,144 B
2.441406e-4 GiB
8x32 KiB  

L2$2 MiB
2,048 KiB
2,097,152 B
0.00195 GiB
  8x256 KiB  

L3$16 MiB
16,384 KiB
16,777,216 B
0.0156 GiB
  8x2 MiB  

Memory controller[edit]

[Edit/Modify Memory Info]

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Integrated Memory Controller
Max TypeHBM2-1800
Supports ECCNo
Max Mem48 GiB
Frequency900 MHz
Controllers6
Channels48
Width1024 bit
Max Bandwidth1,382 GB/s
794.253 GiB/s
813,314.943 MiB/s
0.776 TiB/s
0.853 TB/s

Expansions[edit]

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Expansion Options
PCIeRevision: 3.0
Max Lanes: 16
Configuration: 1x16


Card[edit]

The Vector Engine Type 10BE supports water cooling or air cooling options.


Water cooled:

nec vector engine type 10 water cooled model.jpg

Air cooled:

nec vector engine type 10 air cooled model.jpg
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Vector Engine Type 10BE - NEC#pcie +
base frequency1,408 MHz (1.408 GHz, 1,408,000 kHz) +
core count8 +
designerNEC +
die area493.68 mm² (0.765 in², 4.937 cm², 493,680,000 µm²) +
die length14.96 mm (1.496 cm, 0.589 in, 14,960 µm) +
die width33 mm (3.3 cm, 1.299 in, 33,000 µm) +
familyVector Engine +
first announcedNovember 2019 +
first launchedJanuary 2020 +
full page namenec/vector engine/type 10be +
has ecc memory supportfalse +
instance ofmicroprocessor +
l1$ size0.5 MiB (512 KiB, 524,288 B, 4.882812e-4 GiB) +
l1d$ size0.25 MiB (256 KiB, 262,144 B, 2.441406e-4 GiB) +
l1i$ size0.25 MiB (256 KiB, 262,144 B, 2.441406e-4 GiB) +
l2$ size2 MiB (2,048 KiB, 2,097,152 B, 0.00195 GiB) +
l3$ size16 MiB (16,384 KiB, 16,777,216 B, 0.0156 GiB) +
ldateJanuary 2020 +
main imageFile:nec ve type 10 (front).jpg +
manufacturerTSMC +
market segmentServer + and Workstation +
max memory49,152 MiB (50,331,648 KiB, 51,539,607,552 B, 48 GiB, 0.0469 TiB) +
max memory bandwidth794.253 GiB/s (1,382 GB/s, 813,314.943 MiB/s, 0.776 TiB/s, 0.853 TB/s) +
max memory channels48 +
microarchitectureSX-Aurora +
model numberType 10BE +
nameVE Type 10BE +
peak flops (double-precision)2,162,700,000,000 FLOPS (2,162,700,000 KFLOPS, 2,162,700 MFLOPS, 2,162.7 GFLOPS, 2.163 TFLOPS, 0.00216 PFLOPS, 2.1627e-6 EFLOPS, 2.1627e-9 ZFLOPS) +
platformSX-Aurora TSUBASA +
process16 nm (0.016 μm, 1.6e-5 mm) +
seriesType 10E +
supported memory typeHBM2-1800 +
technologyCMOS +
thread count8 +
transistor count4,800,000,000 +
word size64 bit (8 octets, 16 nibbles) +