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An executive from Advanced Micro Devices said that while both ATI, graphics product group of AMD, as well as Nvidia Corp. have been talking about general purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU) for years, the capability will only become popular sometime after 2010, when more advanced compilers become available and after Microsoft releases its DirectX 11 in 2009.

Even though graphics processing units (GPUs) pack much more computing power than traditional central processing units (CPUs), in order to take advantage that performance, software must be specifically tailored for GPUs. As a result, only some programs can benefit from increased processing horse power of GPUs now due to the virtual absence of tools that help software developers to create programs that rely on GPUs...
http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/video/d...716220656.html
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DX 11 in 2009?!?!? its almost 2008 and we still arent getting good FPS numbers out of DX 10 games, at the rate things are going in its going to be mid-08 before we are seeing most games getting good use of DX10 only to switch to DX11 in 09...great..freaking great.
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Worry not, Microsoft also planned to delay it for about a year or two making it came out some time 2011 but they just wont tell you about it now...
In fact I wouldn’t be surprised if I see DirectX 12 announcement for 2010.
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post #4 of 18
AMD is in a wierd place to be extrapolating this far into the future. Heck, for all we know nvidia could hit their GPGPUs in 2010, and AMD's could come in late 2011. Thats the trend, anyway.
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when more advanced compilers become available and after Microsoft releases its DirectX 11 in 2009
Should... Go to college or get a DX11 GPU?
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DX12 + Vienna M$ based on UNIX core = heaven but too good to be true
    
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well. i don't feel bad about skipping this gen of GPUs now
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Microsoft is pushing the graphics processor companies to research faster. Pushing too hard.
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Pushing too Hard? Seems like AMD has been gearing up for this since their aquisition of ATI. Here's an interesting quote from a Firing Squad article about DX10:

"From here on, there is really only one major step remaining in the evolution of graphics hardware, and that's the eventual unification of CPU and GPU architectures into uniform hardware capable of supporting both efficiently. After that, the next 20 years of evolution in computing will just bring additional performance." - Tim Sweeney (Epic Games)

AMD looks to be set up for the future, better shape than Nvidia at this time.
    
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So is this saying no more CPU's or just more load will be carried by GPU's?
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