back to article Groq is hard to grok but reckons its AI chips roq: Ex-Googlers' unorthodox design now shipping to customers

Groq, an AI chip startup founded by ex-Googlers, today said it is now shipping its hardware to customers. That includes the Groq Node, a 5U data-center-grade box designed to handle machine-learning workloads that consumes 3.3kW of power and delivers up to six POPS, we're told. That's six peta-operations-per-second, or more …

  1. beast666

    Great. Just what we need. More AI to censor free expression.

    1. fidodogbreath

      And misidentify minority people to the polizei.

  2. Charlie van Becelaere

    The most remarkable thing to me

    is that no one had used that name for a tech company before now.

  3. Kev99 Silver badge

    Pardon my ignorance but what is POPS?

    1. jake Silver badge

      From TFA

      "That's six peta-operations-per-second, or more specifically, six quadrillion INT8 calculations per second."

  4. Sceptic Tank Silver badge

    Does it run Crysis?

    1. Bitsminer Silver badge

      No. It infers that you lose.

    2. jake Silver badge

      Yes, but only in text mode.

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