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What are all the amazing advanced things you can do in the world with insane graphics

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So what else?
 

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Run Ping-Pong at 10,000 FPS. :p
 
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CUDA accelerated Vray rendering, two words: absolutely amazing.
 

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make boob animation even more realistic.
 
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What do you mean, "how do you do that"?

It's built into Vray, you just use your GPU to render complex 3D scenes.

You'll have to have a 3D suite like 3DS Max and then purchase Vray renderer (2.0) which acts as a plugin for 3DS Max and replaces the default Mental Ray.
 
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your image host not working. image not loading.

and yes my bad. i was sleepy at that time.
 
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If you want to try CUDA accelerated rendering, there is a demo version of Octane render by otoy, it comes with couple of test scenes and supports path tracing for global illumination.

 
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^ .... What's up with all the white pixels on the rendered image?
That's image after few thousands iterations, path tracing is a convergence algorithm - it gets more accurate with more iterations. White pixels happen with very bright light sources - these white pixels will be covered with new pixels - just a limitation of an algorithm.
 
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The following are a given:

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  • BOINC/Folding
  • Data mining/Bitcoin mining
  • Quantitative research
  • Finding Pi to the asdjfhlaskdfh-illionth number

So what else?
We can simulate a lot of things using physics.
Virtual reality could be possible
The world would turn into the matrix and skynet takes over.
 
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We can simulate a lot of things using physics.
Virtual reality could be possible
The world would turn into the matrix and skynet takes over.
A great many of the above lead to one of my favourite things a hot gpu can do
Warm a room nicely

I often think that in the future cpus and gpus could be the basis of our household heating neads, I mean my pcs like a smart ass 1kwatt heater, now in ten years why not use that heat and just all fold 24/7.