The News: The latest SiFive X280 RISC-V processor is getting several significant feature updates, including increased scalability up to a 16-core cache-coherent environment, new SiFive WorldGuard security protections, and an improved interface designed to ease integrations between the X280 vector unit and customer-designed external AI accelerators or other co-processors. The newest SiFive Intelligence X280 processor is marketed as an alternative to legacy SIMD-style (single instruction, multiple data) architectures, according to SiFive. Read the full SiFive Press Release.
SiFive X280 RISC-V Processor Gets Scalability, Trust Updates
Analyst Take: The new SiFive X280 RISC-V processor and this package of powerful new feature updates emphasizes SiFive’s position as one of the proven leaders in RISC-V computing. The bolstered scalability, improved security and trust protections, and a more intuitive interface add huge gains to SiFive’s already strong product base, giving device makers more flexibility for their most demanding compute requirements.