NVIDIA ports its CUDA GPU-programming architecture to x86

Tagged: NVIDIA CUDA, x86, Software, Computer Hardware, Gaming, Technology
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 47 weeks ago

"In a move that shouldn't be that surprising, NVIDIA has announced that its popular CUDA platform is being ported to x86. The obvious angle here is that this will give NVIDIA a weapon against OpenCL and DirectCompute in the high-performance computing (HPC) market, but the situation is probably more complicated than that. First, let's look at what CUDA is and how it became popular, and then we'll look at where it's going." | more