[Beowulf] What class of PDEs/numerical schemes suitable for GPU clusters

Jan Heichler jan.heichler at gmx.net
Fri Nov 21 09:23:58 EST 2008


Hallo Franz,

Freitag, 21. November 2008, meintest Du:

FM> That's simply not true. Every newer card from NVidia (that is, every
FM> G200-based card, right now, GTX260, GTX260-216 and GTX280) supports DP,
FM> and nothing indicates that NV will remove support in future cards, quite
FM> the contrary.

FM> The distinction between Tesla and GeForce cards is that the former have
FM> no display output, they usually have more ram, and (but I'm not sure
FM> about this one) they are clocked a little lower.

Don't forget that Teslas have ECC-RAM. Normal Graphic cards don't care about flipped memory bits. That does not count when processing DirectX or OpenGL - but it does for computation. So a highend GPU can miscalculate...

Jan
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