[Beowulf] OT? GPU accelerators for finite difference time domain

Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at charter.net
Sun Apr 1 16:15:29 EDT 2007


Mark Hahn wrote:
>> The current generation of the hardware supports only single precision,
>> but there will be a double precision version towards the end of the
>> year.
>
> do you mean synthetic doubles?  I'm guessing that the hardware isn't
> going to gain the much wider multipliers necessary to support doubles 
> at the same latency as singles...

The next gen of hardware will support native double precision (AFAIK).
I've heard it should be out this year, but I'm sure Mass can't comment 
on it.

Jeff


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