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  Re: Paralel GPU processor support for Nvidia CUDA architecture  
From: Nicolas Alvarez
Date: 18 Nov 2009 12:31:47
Message: <4b042f83$1@news.povray.org>
Louis wrote:
> Parallel processing already has proven itself in V3.7, so getting 512
> cores to work parallel should get us impressive results I guess.
> 
> It probably would not be possible to let every core process a pixel, but
> maybe some pipelining would work were one core processes certain aspects
> and passes the result onto a queue that the next core picks up and
> processes farther, all running mini algorithms that fit in their own
> private cache.

Did GPUs change fundamentally since the last time (or last 200 times) other 
people suggested "add GPU support to POV-Ray"?


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