The recently new released Stratix 10 FPGA from Intel is capable of 10 trillion floating point operations per second, making the Stratix 10 the fastest chip of its kind in the world. FPGAs, or field programmable gate arrays, are a special class of computer chip that is surging in importance with the rise of applications like speech-recognition, artificial intelligence, next-generation wireless networks, advanced search engines and high-performance computing. The Vampire accelerators are also making use of Intels FPGA technology, the Vampire4 accelerator is based on the Cyclone V an upgrade of the Cyclone III used by the Vampire2 accelerators.

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