Elon Musk is reportedly planning an xAI supercomputer to power a better version of Grok

Elon Musk told investors this month that his startup xAI is planning to build a supercomputer by the fall of 2025 that would power a future, smarter iteration of its Grok chatbot, reports. This supercomputer, which Musk reportedly referred to as “a gigafactory of compute,” would rely on tens of thousands of NVIDIA H100 GPUs and cost billions of dollars to build. Musk has the third version of Grok will take at least 100,000 of the chips to train — a fivefold increase over the 20,000 GPUs said to be in use for training Grok 2.0.

According to The Information, Musk also told investors in the presentation that the planned GPU cluster would be at least four times the size of anything used today by xAI competitors. Grok is currently in version 1.5, which was released in April, and like photographs and diagrams as well as text. X earlier this month started rolling out powered by Grok for premium users.

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