[Hardware] Hardware Digest, Vol 22, Issue 1

Philippe Faure philippe at faure.ca
Fri Aug 24 08:26:47 EDT 2007


Hello,

I have just purchased this card a week ago.  Is there a chance to porting of
this older version card?  I am going to look into the option to upgrade the
card to an 8 series card.  I am not into gaming, but video editing.

Thank you

Philippe



Quoting Jeff Lawson <bovine at distributed.net>:

> Unfortunately, your video card appears to only be an old 7 Series:
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce_7600#GeForce_7600_GS>
>
> For CUDA to be usable, you must have a modern 8 Series video card:
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA>
>
> An entry-level GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB card could be used for this purpose.
> The amount of RAM on the card is not important for our usage, though if you
> plan on using the card for games that are heavy in texture-maps then the
> higher memory capacity might be useful.  Here are some reviews of cards in
> this series: http://www.anandtech.com/printarticle.aspx?i=2953
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hardware-bounces at lists.distributed.net
> [mailto:hardware-bounces at lists.distributed.net] On Behalf Of Philippe Faure
> Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 9:30 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Hardware] Hardware Digest, Vol 22, Issue 1
>
> Thanks for the update.  I have a eGeforce 7600GS graphics card, will I be be
> able to use it to help with testing? Unfortunately, I can't really help with
> coding. For OGR or RC5 projects, or both?
>
> Philippe
>
>
>>
>> There has been some work to get dnetc running on the CUDA platform from
>> Nvidia. There has been several functional test builds with very good
>> performance. Current work is to clean it up, make it portable and suitable
>> for widespread use and look into optimizations.
>>
>> ATI has a similar interface, no-one has done anything with that as of yet
>> that I'm aware of.
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I had read in the past about someone trying to port DNETC to the
>>> processors on
>>> video cards.  I was wondering if anything has ever come of this?
>>>
>>> Thank you
>>>
>>> Philippe
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