Using the GPU on a video card to crunch is a step closer

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Check out the New Scientist article here.

"The Scout programming language, developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in California, US, lets scientists run complex calculations on a computer's graphics processing unit (GPU) instead of its central processing unit (CPU)."

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Using the GPU on a video card to crunch is a step closer

Here is a link to the full paper named "Scout: A Hardware-Accelerated System for Quantitatively Driven Visualization and Analysis" in pdf format. Scout

Other links about Scout can be found here

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I'd rather not have a program

I'd rather not have a program doing calculations on my Graphics card...i'd rather be doing stuff more pertinent with it (ie playing video games)

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I'd rather not have a program

Message 12393 in response to message 12392

I'd rather not have a program doing calculations on my Graphics card...i'd rather be doing stuff more pertinent with it (ie playing video games)

I wouldn't run science apps in any chip when I need all the power. ;)


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I'd rather not have a program

Message 12394 in response to message 12393

I'd rather not have a program doing calculations on my Graphics card...i'd rather be doing stuff more pertinent with it (ie playing video games)

I wouldn't run science apps in any chip when I need all the power. ;)

But I'm okay with running permanently on the CPU , yet have my reservations with running on the GPU, dunno why.

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I want to speed up my

I want to speed up my Einstein@Home computations.
So, "Scout" is not interesting...
I want to use my Graphics card as additional processor.
Is it possible ?
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SerVal, E@H "Russia Team".

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Folding@Home is working on a

Folding@Home is working on a client that uses the GPU.

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RE: Folding@Home is working

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Folding@Home is working on a client that uses the GPU.

You mean ProteinPRedictor? Is that the same project?

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I am a wondered! Why my

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I am a wondered! Why my motherboard have only one AGP slot? ;D

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Folding@Home is working on a client that uses the GPU.

It is a reality? I can run Folding@Home @(my GeForce3) and Einstein@Home @(my CPU)?

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RE: You mean

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You mean ProteinPRedictor? Is that the same project?


No, I mean Folding@Home. It's not the same project. Similar, yet not overlapping in the science performed.

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RE: It is a reality? I can

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It is a reality? I can run Folding@Home @(my GeForce3) and Einstein@Home @(my CPU)?


Yes, they're working on one. It probably won't run on your GeForce3, and will most likely need some CPU to help guide the GPU.

There is a very long thread on the subject on the F@H forum. Of particular interest are the post in the thread by Vijay Pande, the project leader.

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