Inspur NF5488A5 Breaks AI Server Performance Record

MLPerf, an industry-standard AI benchmark, has released its latest results, the company said.

Inspur NF5488A5 server has set a new AI performance record in the most renowned Resnet50 training task, topping the list of all single server performance.

MLPerf is the most influential industry benchmarking organization in the field of AI around the world. Established in May 2018, MLPerf is supported and participated in by a number of industry giants and academic institutions, including Amazon, Baidu, Facebook, Google, Harvard University, Intel, NVIDIA, Microsoft, Alibaba, Inspur, and Stanford University.

The MLPerf 0.7 training benchmark included 8 tasks focusing on typical deep learning scenarios like image classification, object detection, reinforcement learning, recommendation, and translation. A total of 9 organizations participated in the training benchmark and submitted results, namely Google, NVIDIA, Intel, Alibaba, Tencent, Inspur, Dell, Fujitsu, and SIAT.

Resnet50 is the world´s most widely accepted standard for evaluating the performance of AI computing systems and AI chips. In the Resnet50 training task of this benchmark, Inspur used NF5488A5 server equipped with 8 NVIDIA A100 GPUs and 2 AMD EPYC 7742 processors. Completing the ResNet50 model training in only 33.37 minutes, the server ranked first in single server performance.

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