Chinese company Innosilicon & ; one of the world's largest specialists in ASICs and systems for miners & ; peculiarly congratulated everyone with the coming New Year. The company announced that it will soon start shipping discrete graphics cards based on FANTASY GPUs. These will be data centre solutions «not worse than AMD and NVIDIA offerings. But details have not been announced by the developer yet.
Innosilicon FANTASY GPUs were first unveiled a month ago at China's first global 5G conference. The conference was held in Guangzhou from November 26 to 28. According to the company, «China's first data centre GPU demonstrated by INNOSILICON was the centre of attention and a milestone in the technological breakthrough in major 5G applications». «The FANTASY processor is ideally optimised for graphical big data applications such as multi-server cloud desktop, cloud gaming, cloud office, etc. The FANTASY data centre GPU enables deployment of 5G infrastructure using the most advanced SOC innovations, such as chipset and high-speed GDDR6» & ; says Innosilicon in a press release.
If you remove all the «water» from the press release, we are talking about GPUs based on Imagination's high-performance BXT graphics cores. Imagination introduced new graphics cores in October of this year, and Innosilicon has reached an agreement with the company to use the most powerful of the proposed cores in GPUs and discrete graphics adapters for the high-performance computing market. We await details!