Innosilicon selects Imagination’s new BXT Multi-Core GPU IP for cloud computing

New licensing deal for PCI-E GPUs for desktop and cloud computing

London, England; 13th October 2020 – Imagination Technologies announces a new licensing deal with Innosilicon, a worldwide one-stop provider of high-speed mixed signal IP and custom ASIC solutions. Using its highly innovative SoC and chiplet architectures, Innosilicon have integrated the newly launched IMG B-Series BXT multi-core GPU IP in PCI-E form-factor GPU SoCs for desktop and data centre applications. The companies are also exploring a long-term strategic partnership to bring even more powerful GPU SoCs to the market.

The IMG BXT core was selected for its impressive scalability, its ability to offer up to a 70% higher compute density compared to existing desktop GPUs, and the inclusion of Imagination’s new multi-core technology. The BXT core IP allows for more flexible control over the configuration and layout of individual cores in SoCs and multi-die packages. The IPs versatility means it can be built upon to create multiple platforms that can scale from mobile up to cloud-level solutions.

Roger Mao, Vice President of Engineering, Innosilicon, says; “Imagination’s BXT multi-core GPU IP delivers the level of performance and power efficiency we had been looking for. Innosilicon has a solid track record in delivering first class high-speed and high-bandwidth computing solutions in advanced FinFET process nodes. Building on this success and strong customer demand, we are announcing our upcoming product which is a standalone high-performance 4K/8K PCI-E Gen4 GPU card, set to hit the market very soon, that will power 5G cloud gaming and data centre applications. With a solid foundation in GDDR6 high-speed memory, cache coherent chiplet innovation and high-performance multimedia processor optimisation, a move into a standalone PCI-E form-factor GPU is natural for us. Thanks to BXT’s multi-core scalable architecture, we are able to build a customised solution to meet the high-end data centre demand with fantastic cloud and computing performance.”

IMG BXT cores feature multi-primary full-core scaling, providing the option to combine the power of all of the cores for maximum single-app performance, or for each core to run independent applications.

Graham Deacon, Vice President of Business Development, Imagination, says; “Imagination is excited to have a new partner in Innosilicon. Innosilicon has an excellent engineering team with a track record for innovative high-performance products built using advanced processes. With the rise of 5G and high-speed Wi-Fi 6, cloud gaming and data centre GPU server is a rapidly growing market, and we are looking forward to seeing the impact of our low-power, high-efficiency technology in this space.”

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