Originally Posted by lordikon
So what is the purpose of these? The extra memory I guess, for special cases?
Extra memory, dedicated driver team, compatibility and certification testing, enterprise support.
Consumers are use to the notion that hardware is expensive. Companies say hardware is cheap considering the cost of downtime and delays. Save $2000 and build a computer off the shelf.... but if it has issues, your company might be losing $10K+ a hour.
Cost-benefit says pay extra for better support.
I've seen Wall Street job postings for CUDA developers. Edited by DuckieHo - 5/17/11 at 1:10pm