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Re: Any recommendations for new hardware (quadcore/GPUs)?

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  • Subject: [mg116927] Re: Any recommendations for new hardware (quadcore/GPUs)?
  • From: Yves Klett <yves.klett at>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 03:42:16 -0500 (EST)
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um... forgot to explicitly mention that this would be about performance
when running Mathematica...


Am 03.03.2011 12:00, schrieb Yves Klett:
> Hi,
> there are not too many benchmarks for current (especially mobile)
> hardware to be found, so perhaps someone can give some information on
> their preferred hardware?
> Two things interest me in particular:
> a) will a quadcore (i7) offer significantly more performance than a dual
> core? Of course this depends on the nature of the task...
> b) Is there any difference between cheaper gaming cards (e.g. NVidia
> GTX) versus expensive professional cards (e.g. NVidia Quadro),
> especially concerning CUDA/OpenCL?
> Any impressions are welcome.
> Yves

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