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Daniel
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Message 692847 - Posted: 19 Dec 2007, 18:33:42 UTC

just wondering it it would be feasible to use your graphics card/ Physics card as a large floating point processor to help speed up SETI@Home and/or BOINC
nVidia already has a C compiler for there GPUs http://developer.nvidia.com/object/cuda.html
and both ATi/AMD were/are looking at [and possibly are] using the slave GPU(s) [when using multiple GPUs] as a Physics Processing unit

Even better would be a API that was designed to do this sort of stuff but that's if you can get all the companies to follow on [but dreams are free right?]

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Message 692900 - Posted: 19 Dec 2007, 23:01:00 UTC

See this thread for such discussion.
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