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  • #46
    Originally posted by cl333r View Post
    Hey, here's what googling around reveals:



    Published in April 2010 at
    http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...-cuda-killer/1
    CUDA killer means OpenCL compiler

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    • #47
      Originally posted by nerdopolis View Post
      If the NVIDIA killer thing is a developing technology, then it probably was never availible for and over $1795 a licence...

      http://twitter.com/#!/michaellarabel...94410432262144
      Yes, it seems this is not the ekopath compiler suite but rather a gpgpu compiler (likely based upon their ekopath compilers) which is being released as open source. No less interesting, particularly if this is as mentioned in the article cl333r linked to, that you don't need to make changes in the code in order for this compiler to work it's magic in utilizing cpu+gpu very efficiently.

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      • #48
        Originally posted by Qaridarium View Post
        CUDA killer means OpenCL compiler
        Nope, in bit-tech link:
        PathScale's secretive technology promises to beat CUDA and OpenCL at the GPGPU game.

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        • #49
          Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
          Nope, in bit-tech link:
          ok AND openCL ok.... impressive!!!!!!!!

          but why not support openCL to ?

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          • #50
            Originally posted by bwat47 View Post
            "Dirndl is a new project" means absolutely nothing. Did you read the sentence you quoted?

            Literally all this says, its something named Dirndl that has performance increases. So very, very vague. Not once did the article say what it actually is.
            That's the entire point. FTA:
            a big software announcement is pending after being set back multiple times over the past week. Here's one graph illustrating the real-world impact of this yet-to-be-announced open-source move
            I really don't see any possible way Michael could have been clearer. Well, other than by violating his NDA and getting sued.
            Last edited by smitty3268; 06-09-2011, 10:52 PM. Reason: formatting

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            • #51
              Originally posted by XorEaxEax View Post
              Yes, it seems this is not the ekopath compiler suite but rather a gpgpu compiler (likely based upon their ekopath compilers) which is being released as open source. No less interesting, particularly if this is as mentioned in the article cl333r linked to, that you don't need to make changes in the code in order for this compiler to work it's magic in utilizing cpu+gpu very efficiently.
              ENZO has no price tag and never had I think because it was still beta.

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              • #52
                Originally posted by mirv View Post
                Q posted what a Dirndl is. A simple google helps too.
                Q posted that a Dirndl is a nice set of boobs. Which it isn't. It can accompany one though.

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                • #53
                  I know what it is, it slows down the wall clock, so tons of benchmarks (which are prime focus on this site) look waaaaaayyy more impressive.

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