NDAs Re: [Beowulf] Nvidia, cuda, tesla and... where's my double floating point?

Linus Harling linus at ussarna.se
Mon Jun 16 19:31:56 EDT 2008


Vincent Diepeveen skrev:
<snip>
> 
> Then instead of a $200 pci-e card, we needed to buy expensive Tesla's
> for that, without getting
> very relevant indepth technical information on how to program for that
> type of hardware.
> 
> The few trying on those Tesla's, though they won't ever post this as
> their job is fulltime GPU programming,
> report so far very dissappointing numbers for applications that really
> matter for our nations.
</snip>

Tomography is kind of important to a lot of people:

http://tech.slashdot.org/tech/08/05/31/1633214.shtml
http://www.dvhardware.net/article27538.html
http://fastra.ua.ac.be/en/index.html

But of course, that was done with regular $500 cards, not Teslas.
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