Huawei Announces New AI Computing Strategy & Unveils World’s First 7nm ARM Data Centre Chip

By Matt Baxter December 21, 2018

Huawei also officially announced the world’s first 7nm ARM-based data centre processor, which will empower the company’s next-generation “TaiShan” servers. The Hi1620 is built on ARM v8 architecture cores with the memory of eight DDR4–3200 channels per socket and support for PCIe 4.0 and CCIX. The new chip increases bandwidth by 33 percent and efficiency by 20 percent compared to its predecessor Hi1616. Qiu revealed that the Hi1620 is already being used by Huawei internally.