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Microsoft Introduces AMD As A New Cloud AI Processor Alternative To Nvidia

By Eric George


Reviewed by: Eric George


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In the latest tech news headlines, Microsoft is all set to challenge Nvidia in H100 AI chips. The tech giant has introduced AMD-powered AI chips for cloud computing customers.

This move by Microsoft can be seen as looking to remedy the Nvidia H100 chip dominance that Nvidia currently has in the market.

With that said, let us look more into the realm of tech where tech leaders are locking horns with each other to become the global leader.

AMD Powered Cloud AI Processor

The AMD AI chips by Microsoft are said to have the potential to act as a substitute for the H100 GPUs (Graphic Processing Units).

Currently, the MS users are relying on this as well and it is not easy to get these chips.

What we know from AMD is that its chips are good enough to operate on the massive AI models and as well as to train on them.

AMD expects around 4 billion US dollars in sales from its new AI chips alone, this year.

The need for the new model of chips is that the current companies need their data and communication in a single chip. This is currently not possible because both of these can not fit inside a single chip.

Therefore, what the giant businesses do is cluster all the endless GPUs they have to execute apps. They also construct AI models to fulfill this purpose.

AMD Powered Cloud AI Processor Specs

As per the latest information that we have access to it is known that Microsoft will use the cloud computing service of Azure to enable the sales of the chips.

Many clusters of Advanced Micro Devices flagship MI300X AI chips will be sold.

The new cloud computing division of Microsoft may offer access to its in-house developed AI chip, named Maia.

This will come as an additional benefit to the AI chip that Microsoft is introducing to substitute Nvidia.

Microsoft AMD AI

Build Developer Conference

We know that you are expecting to see more details of the chip. Everyone here wants to know about the new specs that it is going to have.

Nvidia users are the most restless about it because they may definitely be thinking about whether they should replace what they already have. However, we do not have any more information.

We are expecting more details about the new AI chip as well, which will be revealed by Microsoft in the Build Developer Conference.

There may be more new announcements at the conference. The tech world is all mad-mad to get a glimpse of the Cobalt 100 custom CPUs that Microsoft is building on.

The launch of the product may not happen soon but who doesn’t love to know all the specs that it comes with?

Currently, Nvidia chips have a high demand in the market. These chips by Nvidia are the market-dominating leader when it comes to the data center semiconductor market for AI.

Timely Action From Microsoft

It can be said that Microsoft released the need for these chips and made a move at the right time.

At present the only top competitor that MS will have to face is Nvidia. It can be seen that entering the market at the right time is a skill.

You need to closely watch and examine the market to detect the trends and the demands in the market.

If you enter the market with a new product before many others do, you will have to face only less competition.

In the case of Microsoft, it is one of the early tech gurus that we have now. Every one of us has used at least one Microsoft product in our lifetime.

Even with the entry of the new and young tech competitors in the world, Microsoft is not ready to give up its age-old throne.

The Bottom Line

We expect to see more advanced and cutting-edge products and services from the tech giants that dominate the market.

With these new chips, cloud computing services and more the business world along with the tech world is to ascend to higher levels of growth and development.

We wait to see that, just like you.

Eric George

Eric George, a retired journalist, focused primarily on market research and current tech trends. With a career spanning news media, he made significant contributions to understanding the intersection of technology and finance. Today, he continues to engage with these topics in various capacities

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