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GPGPU: General Purpose Computation on Graphics Hardware


With the increasing programmability of commodity graphics processing units (GPUs), these chips are capable of performing more than the specific graphics computations for which they were designed. They are now capable coprocessors, and their high speed makes them useful for a variety of applications. The goal of this page is to catalog the current and historical use of GPUs for general purpose computation.




“GPGPU: General Purpose Computation on Graphics Hardware,” ibiblio catalog, accessed May 30, 2016,