[Beowulf] coprocessor to do "physics calculations"
linkan at foi.se
Fri May 5 00:30:56 PDT 2006
Jim Lux wrote:
> Ran across an interesting device:
> It's some sort of coprocessor (marketed to the gaming community) that
> looks like its designed to efficiently numerically integrate equations
> of motion. Clever idea. Not much substantive info in the whitepaper.
They (ageia) seem to keep "the meat" close to their chest, but the
register has a bit more info:
mostly gaming-related, but they talk a bit about the chip itself too.
Most of it is at the end of page 1 and the beginning of page 2.
P.S. First post, 'been lurking for a while. D.S.
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