« on: February 02, 2010, 12:34:38 PM »
Now, for around $10 000, you can get the speed of a small cluster in a desktop machine, by using the untapped potential of the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit). A machine with four high end GPUs from NVIDIA has up to four teraflops of processing power, equivalent to around 60 of the fastest CPUs.
FfA's latest release of SVI Pro uses the GPU in three different ways:
1. For general visualisation
2. For interactive (visual) computing
3. For GPU accelerated volume processing
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