[Computer-go] Google used TPUs for AlphaGo

Darren Cook darren at dcook.org
Thu May 19 04:30:36 PDT 2016


> It's be interesting to know what the speedup factor against, say,
> Tesla K40 is.

Or against the P100 chip [1], which claims the same "order of magnitude"
speed-up on neural nets by doing the same thing (half-precision floating
point).

Darren

[1]:
http://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-delivers-massive-performance-leap-for-deep-learning-hpc-applications-with-nvidia-tesla-p100-accelerators




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