August 15, 2005
General purpose computation using a GPU
Flavio Villanustre writes "Graphics hardware has grown from a simple display controller to a full fledged specialized processing unit, in the last 10 years. The amount of included memory has increased from a mere few Kilobytes to hundreds of Megabytes. But what other uses can be found for your videocard when you’re not playing a game or using the latest CAD package?"