back to article Nvidia creates open server spec to house its own chips – and the occasional x86

Nvidia has created an open design for servers to house its accelerators, arguing that CPU-centric server designs aren't up the job of housing multiple GPUs and SmartNICs. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced the design – called MGX – at the Computex 2023 conference in Taiwan on Monday. He argued it's necessary because existing …

  1. MikeLivingstone

    Think this announcement has just killed all the other AI Chip startups!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      You would think no-one ever ran heavy workloads before AI replaced Blockchain on the Buzzword pedestal.

  2. A Non e-mouse Silver badge

    I suggest Jensen takes a closer look at IBM's mainframes. Whilst they do have a central controlling CPU, they also tend to have various sub-processors which offload work from the CPU (e.g. I/O). His claims about killing of the 360 are a bit fancifal as it's more he's copying the IBM 360.

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