AI PCs, what’s new here?

TOPS are tops.

Jon Peddie

The advent of AI processors, particularly NPUs, marks a significant shift in computing, reminiscent of the emergence of GPUs in the late 1990s. These neural processors excel at matrix math, vital for AI tasks, and have sparked interest in AI training and inference. However, the integration of NPUs into consumer-grade CPUs is relatively new, promising improved AI capabilities in PCs. Despite the excitement surrounding AI PCs, their widespread adoption is still in its nascent stage, with only a few rudimentary applications currently available. Nevertheless, market projections suggest a substantial uptake of AI PCs by 2027, driven by advancements in processor

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