When will GPU crunching be possible on BOINC?

Mahoujin Tsukai
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I heard that bits of code for GPU crunching have been found in the latest version of BOINC available for download.

When will PC users be able to download a version of BOINC that supports GPU crunching? Will it be possible before December 2008? And will GPU crunching be possible for all projects on BOINC, or just for a select few?

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When will GPU crunching be possible on BOINC?

AFAIK the CUDA library (for computing on NVIDIA GPUs) is distributed with some latest development clients (not sure about the platforms). However the project's applications have to be written specifically to make use of it; I don't think that right now many projects will do this.

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RE: However the project's

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However the project's applications have to be written specifically to make use of it; I don't think that right now many projects will do this.

gpugrid aka ps3grid supports CUDA.

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You will need the latest

You will need the latest Nvidia driver like 177.92 (Vista) and a Boinc Manger who is servicing GPU´s CUDA like 6.3.10
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