using graphics cards as generic FLOP crunchers

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Mon Mar 19 13:28:52 PST 2001

On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 10:09:09PM +0100, Eugene.Leitl at wrote:

> Also, the hardware is getting stale awfully quickly, 
> so your investments would seem to have a very short half life time.

That's what the VSIP standard is for -- among other things, it's
fairly good for abstracting away the difficulties of using attached
array processors. It's pretty big, but if you wanted to go down this
path, it would be good to write your software to use it.

-- g

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