Chinese AI company, HKUST Xunfei, declares that Huawei has AI GPUs that are on par with NVIDIA’s A100 & they will have an LLM that takes on GPT-4.
Huawei Claimed To Have An AI GPU On Par With NVIDIA’s A100, Chinese GPT-4 Rival By 2024
During the Chinese Entrepreneurs Forum 2023, Liu Qingfeng, the founder of HKUST Xunfei (a Chinese AI firm) unveiled that he’s been working with Huawei to accelerate AI.
Liu declared that they are dealing with other Chinese AI services providers. With them, Huawei has now developed a GPU whose abilities in AI efficiency are on par with NVIDIA’s A100 GPU. No particular numbers or requirements are provided for this GPU however it is stated that the hardware will be very capable and can run big language designs such as GPT-3 and GPT-4 with great deals of performance at hand.
At the minute, the NVIDIA A100 is only the second-best AI GPU on the market with the top area going to the Hopper H100 which remains in huge demand. The A100 uses 624 TOPs of INT8 calculate while the H100 offers 2000 TOPs. It is possible that the Chinese market may shift some of its AI need to domestic GPUs but that stays to be seen if the claim is true. China is one of the biggest consumers of AI GPUs from NVIDIA where chips are being sold for huge revenues due to extremely strong demand.
I am really pleased to inform you that Huawei’s GPU ability is now the like that of Nvidia A100. Ren Zhengfei connects fantastic value to it, and three directors of Huawei have actually worked in the special class of iFlytek of HKUST, and now they have attained the requirement of Nvidia’s A100.
Liu Qingfeng (Founder & Chairman of HKUST Xunfei)
In addition to the hardware, HKUST Xunfei is likewise declared to unveil a brand-new general-purpose and big language model by October 24th. This LLM is designed to take on ChatGPT and will launch in both Chinese and English versions. The business states that they won’t always be on the very same level as ChatGPT at launch but they are working hard to strengthen their AI software. The company anticipates to standard its AI design versus GPT-4 by the very first half of 2024.
Huawei already revealed a collaboration earlier this month with iFlytek to develop AIO machines for AI functions. These machines were once again targeted at the general-purpose sector. These business are also part of the China Mobile Metaverse Industry alliance amongst other leading brand names.