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Re: GPU vs CPU in Mathematica 6


Hi,

write a CUDA program + the MathLink templates, preprocess
it with mprep and compile the output with nvcc. Install it in a 
Mathematica session and you are done ...

But keep in mind, that if you can only parallelize 50 % of your code,
than an infinite number of processors will speed up you calculation
only by a factor of 2.

Regards
   Jens

Antonio wrote:
> Dear All,
> 
> Is it possible, or has anyone already tried, to use the GPU processing
> instead of the CPU in Mathematica 6?
> 
> I ask this question in particular for these new graphic boards (Nvidia
> series 8x)
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_Graphics_Processing_Units#GeForce_8_series
> 
> It should be advantageous to exploit the parallel processing
> capabilities of the GPU. Any hint as to access these Graphics
> functions via Mathematica?
> 
> Antonio
> 


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