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Vector Engine Type 10C - NEC
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VE Type 10C
nec ve type 10 (front).jpg
General Info
DesignerNEC
ManufacturerTSMC
Model NumberType 10C
MarketServer, Workstation
IntroductionOct 26, 2017 (announced)
2018 (launched)
General Specs
FamilyVector Engine
SeriesType 10
Frequency1,400 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 Memory24 GiB
Succession

Vector Engine Type 10C is an octa-core vector processor designed by NEC and introduced in late 2017. This chip is fabricated on TSMC 16 nm process based on the SX-Aurora mircoarchitecture. VE Type 10C operates at 1.4 GHz and comes with 24 GiB of six 4-hi stacks of HBM2 memory.

Performance[edit]

The Vector Engine Type 10C operates at 1.4 GHz and integrates eight vector cores.

  • Per core: 269 gigaFLOPS
  • Per chip: 2.15 teraFLOPS
    2,150,000,000,000 FLOPS
    2,150,000,000 KFLOPS
    2,150,000 MFLOPS
    2,150 GFLOPS
    0.00215 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 TypeHBM2-1000
Supports ECCNo
Max Mem24 GiB
Frequency500 MHz
Controllers6
Channels48
Width1024 bit
Max Bandwidth768 GB/s
441.379 GiB/s
451,972.414 MiB/s
0.431 TiB/s
0.474 TB/s

Expansions[edit]

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


Card[edit]

The Vector Engine Type 10C supports air cooling and passive cooling options.


Air active cooled:

nec vector engine type 10 air cooled model.jpg

Passive cooled:

nec vector engine type 10 passive cooled model.jpg
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base frequency1,400 MHz (1.4 GHz, 1,400,000 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 announcedOctober 26, 2017 +
first launched2018 +
full page namenec/vector engine/type 10c +
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) +
ldate2018 +
main imageFile:nec ve type 10 (front).jpg +
manufacturerTSMC +
market segmentServer + and Workstation +
max memory24,576 MiB (25,165,824 KiB, 25,769,803,776 B, 24 GiB, 0.0234 TiB) +
max memory bandwidth441.379 GiB/s (768 GB/s, 451,972.414 MiB/s, 0.431 TiB/s, 0.474 TB/s) +
max memory channels48 +
microarchitectureSX-Aurora +
model numberType 10C +
nameVE Type 10C +
peak flops (double-precision)2,150,000,000,000 FLOPS (2,150,000,000 KFLOPS, 2,150,000 MFLOPS, 2,150 GFLOPS, 2.15 TFLOPS, 0.00215 PFLOPS, 2.15e-6 EFLOPS, 2.15e-9 ZFLOPS) +
platformSX-Aurora TSUBASA +
process16 nm (0.016 μm, 1.6e-5 mm) +
seriesType 10 +
supported memory typeHBM2-1000 +
technologyCMOS +
thread count8 +
transistor count4,800,000,000 +
word size64 bit (8 octets, 16 nibbles) +