Huawei has today, announced the industry’s highest-performance Advanced RISC Machine (ARM)-based CPU called Kunpeng 920.
The new CPU is designed to boost the development of computing in big data, distributed storage, and ARM-native application scenarios.
Huawei will join with industry players to advance the ARM industry and foster an open, collaborative, and win-win ecosystem, taking computing performance to new heights.
“Huawei has continuously innovated in the computing domain in order to create customer value.
“We believe that, with the advent of the intelligent society, the computing market will see continuous growth in the future.
“Currently, the diversity of applications and data is driving heterogeneous computing requirements. Huawei has long partnered with Intel to make great achievements. Together we have contributed to the development of the ICT industry.
“Huawei and Intel will continue our long-term strategic partnerships and continue to innovate together,” said William Xu, Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei.
“At the same time, the ARM industry is seeing a new development opportunity. The Kunpeng 920 CPU and TaiShan servers newly released by Huawei are primarily used in big data, distributed storage, and ARM-native applications.
“We will work with global partners in the spirit of openness, collaboration, and shared success to drive the development of the ARM ecosystem and expand the computing space, and embrace a diversified computing era.”
The industry’s highest-performance ARM-based CPU Kunpeng 920 is the industry’s highest-performance ARM-based server CPU.
Using the cutting-edge 7nm process, the CPU was independently designed by Huawei based on ARMv8 architecture license.
It significantly improves processor performance by optimizing branch prediction algorithms, increasing the number of OP units, and improving the memory subsystem architecture.
At typical frequency, the Kunpeng 920 CPU scores over 930 in the SPECint Benchmarks test, which is 25% higher than the industry benchmark.
At the same time, power efficiency is 30% better than that offered by industry counterparts. Kunpeng 920 provides much higher computing performance for data centers while slashing power consumption.
Kunpeng 920 integrates 64 cores at a frequency of 2.6 GHz. This chipset integrates 8-channel DDR4, and memory bandwidth exceeds incumbent offerings by 46%.
System integration is also increased significantly through the two 100G RoCE ports.
Kunpeng 920 supports PCIe 4.0 and CCIX interfaces, and provides 640 Gbps total bandwidth.