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NVIDIA-Led Team Receives $25 Million Contract From DARPA to Develop GPU HPC Systems

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. Kreij

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    Sounds like it is a University research team backed by Nvidia, not Nvidia themselves.
     
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    But will it play Crysis.
     
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    I see missile guidance systems with the "powered by nvidia" logo in the near future......
     
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    The way you are meant to be blown up! :D
     
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    New US bombers SR-24 Blackbird...FTW LOL
     
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    Power failures soon gonna be frequent around US
     
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    Lol
     
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    25 mill doesnt sound like much for me if this project is really as big as it seems.
     
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    It's not. That is just part of the funding to the research teams.
    Cray is involved too. They are good at making things really fast. ;)
     
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    Because their Stream architecture is not as efficient as CUDA. The Stream SDK is a jumbled mess at the moment, even when indirectly using OpenCL APIs.

    It's the only reason why I have a 8600GT (probably going to switch to a GT 240 soon) on my third PCI-E slot. :p If ATI would just properly document their technology correctly (and give appropriate help), maybe some of my (and my colleagues) projects would use Stream instead of CUDA in the future.
     
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    haha! true dat.
     
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    At the moment "Nvidia" and "tight power budgets" just cant be fitted in the same sentence! They have nothing in that aspect.
     
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    lol, Although they might be going War Of The Worlds style with a heat ray :p.
     
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    um idk bout you guys but 2018....and just prototypes wow is all i can say. I would assume that 25million will be annually or every 6 months bc 25million won't go to far over 8yrs of research and testing.
     

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