[Beowulf] Nvidia, cuda, tesla and... where's my double floating point?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Sun Jun 15 06:51:44 PDT 2008

Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> Seems the next CELL is 100% confirmed double precision.
> Yet if you look back in history, Nvidia promises on this can be found 
> years back.

[scratches head /]

Vincent, it may be possible that some of us on this list may in fact be 
bound by NDA (non-disclosure agreements), and cannot talk about hardware 
which has not been announced.

> The only problem with hardware like Tesla is that it is rather hard to
> get technical information; like which instructions does Tesla support in 
> hardware?

[scratches head /]

Hmmm .... www.nvidia.com/cuda is a good starting point.

I might suggest http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_what_is.html as a 
start on information.  More to the point, you can look at 

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