Acer launches Altos R880 F4 GPU server

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Acer announced the launch of Altos R880 F4 GPU server ahead of GTC Taiwan 2018.

Acer said Altos R880 F4 GPU server can host up to eight NVIDIA Tesla V100 32GB SXM2 GPU accelerators, where every GPU pair includes one PCIe slot for high-speed interconnect.

The Acer Altos R880 F4 is a member of the HGX-T1 class of NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Server Platforms.

Acer said the latest server can enhance performance by using parallel computing power for various applications, including oil and gas, defense, financial services, research, manufacturing, media and entertainment, 3D rendering, deep learning, and mission-critical applications.

“The balanced architecture of Altos R880 F4 enables eight V100 32GB SXM2s to interlock at their maximum speed,” said Evis Lin, general manager of Server Business, Acer.

Acer said Altos R880 and R480 F4 processors deliver workload-optimized performance and hardware-enhanced security. Acer will demonstrate the R880 F4 and the R480 F4, as well as AI applications in deep learning at GTC Taiwan 2018.