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Three Huge Applications Accelerated by World’s Most Powerful Graphics Chip

Weather forecasting. Tracking billions of tweets. Mitigating big-time financial risks. These burly applications gobble up computing power like an NFL linebacker plowing through a... Read More

Students Use GPUs to Sweep Asian Supercomputing Competition, Top Green500

After a grueling five-day battle, three teams emerged as winners in the first annual Asia Student Cluster Challenge (ACS13). One even beat the... Read More

GPUs Helping Californians Better Prepare for the Big One

Every few years we’re reminded of how devastating earthquakes can be. Two years ago, a 9.0-magitude earthquake off the east coast of Japan killed... Read More

GeForce GTX TITAN: Why Best Gaming GPU is also Ultimate CUDA Development GPU

Reviews are in for the newly launched GeForce GTX TITAN: “Awe-inspiring performance” (AnandTech), “Beautifully engineered product” (TechRadar), “Head, shoulders and knees above its compatriots”... Read More

Just Mix Water with GPUs to Save 1,500 Tons of CO2 Emissions

NVIDIA's GPUs have helped the new supercomputer at the Cineca facility in Italy hit an unprecedented milestone for energy efficiency. And in doing so,... Read More

U.S. SCIENTISTS, NSF TO HOST NATIONWIDE GPU COMPUTING WORKSHOP

With a $6.9 billion annual budget, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is the top U.S. government agency promoting breakthroughs in science and engineering by... Read More

WINNERS OF PETAFLOP SUPERCOMPUTER CONTEST ARE…

Two weeks ago, we posed an open-ended question to the research community: What scientific problems would you tackle with a petaflop supercomputer? Today, we... Read More

TITAN SUPERCOMPUTER SESSION SHOWCASES SCIENCE ON GPU’S

When the massive Titan supercomputer goes live this fall at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), it will be positioned to take the title as... Read More

GPU’S FREE SUPERCOMPUTING FROM LIMITATIONS

[Update] Blog post updated Computational scientists and researchers the world over are experiencing growing pains these days with high performance computing (HPC) applications. They... Read More

GPU ACCELERATION MADE EASY: GET 2X IN 4 WEEKS!

I often meet software developers who say they’ve heard about the awesome power of GPUs but are afraid of venturing into the world of... Read More