Re: CUDA support in 7.0?
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- Subject: [mg93854] Re: CUDA support in 7.0?
- From: Michael Weyrauch <michael.weyrauch at gmx.de>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 05:30:18 -0500 (EST)
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Hello, I do not really understand what you are talking about here, Jens, and on what basis. But I know from a very good talk (on the Mathematica users conference and not under NDA) by one person of Wolfram Research and another one of Nvidia, that they are experimenting seriously with CUDA. (Alltogether it seems not to be that simple, it was said that one requires good support by the graphics card manufacturer in order to get it going). Also, if I understood the speakers well, one cannot go beyond the single precision limit in general. So, I understand that only specific numerical code parts can be executed on the graphics card (?). If such support makes it into a future version of Mathematica, I, of course, don't know. Michael Jens-Peer Kuska schrieb: > Hi, > > a) Mathematica run on Solaris and system with ATI/AMD cards > so there can no general support fo CUDA > b) it is simple to make a MathLink program that use CUDA and > *this* is the support that exist since version 2.0 > > Regards > Jens > > Amir wrote: >> We are thinking of making some equipment purchases for CUDA use. Can >> someone detail what the CUDA support is in this release of Mathematica >> if any? We haven't received a copy of 7.0 yet and the new >> documentation doesn't mention CUDA or how it's integrated, but it has >> appeared in Nvidia marketing blurbs. For example, will it be use-able >> with a only newer Nvidia cards? How does it get around the use of >> single precision in current cards? >> >> Thanks, >> Amir. >> >