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Supercomputer maker Cray has finally jumped on the GPU coprocessor bandwagon, and it looks like someone is going to have to hitch Belgian draft horses to that wagon and reinforce its axles once the XK6 hybrid super starts shipping in the fall. Cray made a name for itself as a provider of vector processors back in the 1970s and …

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Well, it certainly looks pretty frikkin' cool inside and out

and from my standpoint, that's important

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Yeah but...

Will it run Crysis?

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Re: Yeah but...

Yes, but only Crysis 2.

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But how do you program these things?

Message-passing between Vectorprocessors? What kind of problems fit that?

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Well according to

http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2011-05-24/cray_unveils_its_first_gpu_supercomputer.html

one way is just as god intended - Fortran, message passing and OpenMP,

Ian

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How to program

MPI and your favorite MPI language binding perhaps?

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