I mean, it's still pretty impressive if two 22 core CPUs are faster than two V100s.I'm sorry but "Tom" has been played by Intel "research"
"Updated 11:00am PT: Corrected the article to reflect that the tests were conducted with a single V100 GPU. "
The original claim was with eight, good catch.
"The researchers have not talked about any plans or prospects of their algorithm for commercial adoption"
" this effectively moves the performance crown of fastest chip for training to CPUs."