Thursday, March 01, 2007

How to get 520 GigaFlops for $600

How to get 520 GigaFlops for $600 by ZDNet's Ed Burnette -- Certain specialized compute-intensive tasks have long been coded to take advantage of vendor math libraries and special hardware vector acceleration. Now there are new techniques that can be used to utilize the massively parallel graphics processing unit (GPU) found in modern high-end 3D video cards originally designed for gaming.

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