Rendering 3D Graphics on a 32×32 RGB LED Matrix Display with a Raspberry Pi and GeeXLab
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The introduction this week of NVIDIA’s first-generation “Maxwell” GPUs is a very exciting moment for GPU computing. These first Maxwell products, such as the GeForce GTX 750 Ti, are based on the GM107 GPU and are designed for use in low-power environments such as notebooks and small form factor computers. What is exciting about this announcement for HPC and other GPU computing developers is the great leap in energy efficiency that Maxwell provides: nearly twice that of the Kepler GPU architecture. That makes Maxwell a great architecture for future NVIDIA Tesla products, so stay tuned.This post will tell you 10 things that you need to know about Maxwell as a GPU computing programmer, including high-level benefits of the architecture, specifics of the new Maxwell multiprocessor, guidance on tuning and pointers to more resources.