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Re: question about CUDA

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  • Subject: [mg115665] Re: question about CUDA
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 05:47:02 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ih164j$jcn$>

You don't need a second card. The paralleism of CUDA is obtained from
the multiple cores that are on the card itself. The GT8800 has 128
streamprocessors. Mind you, these are not fullblown CPUs but rather
restricted specialized processors.

Cheers -- Sjoerd

On Jan 17, 11:37 am, Ivan Smirnov <ivan.e.smir... at> wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm planning to start using CUDA.
> If I have 8800GT card (it supports CUDA), can I start use CUDA computatio=
> in Mathematica 8 with just this card or I need install one more card in t=
> PC? (I heard that one man said that supposedly there are needed 2 or more
> cards as CUDA are parallel computations - is it true?).
> Ivan Smirnov

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