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JCoveiro 2006-11-29 11:51

Physics Card
 
Can this Physics card with a FPU help prime95?

[url]http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/06/19/can_ageia/index.html[/url]

S485122 2006-11-29 12:15

This has been discussed before : [thread=5660]Graphic Card usable for Prime?[/thread] for instance.

The problem is that most of the GPU are single precision and thus unusable.

moo 2006-11-30 00:54

[QUOTE=Jacob Visser;92782]This has been discussed before : [thread=5660]Graphic Card usable for Prime?[/thread] for instance.

The problem is that most of the GPU are single precision and thus unusable.[/QUOTE]

this is a physics card not graphics card.

potonono 2006-11-30 02:31

It only does single precision and essentially, as Jacob put it, is "thus unusable".

moo 2006-11-30 04:46

[QUOTE=potonono;92845]It only does single precision and essentially, as Jacob put it, is "thus unusable".[/QUOTE]

true but i wanted to state there is a difference between a cpu and gpu.


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