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NVIDIA Open-Sources its CUDA Compiler

Dec 20, 2011, 07:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kshitij Sobti)

"The NVIDIA CUDA is a GPGPU(General-Purpose GPU) solution that enables software to take advantage of a computer's graphics hardware for non-graphics related tasks. The kind of highly parallelized computation that graphics hardware excels at can also be beneficial in processing other kinds of data. Video encoding and decoding, mathematical / scientific calculations, and other tasks that can benefit from massive parellization could be run on the GPU to greately accelerate throughput."

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