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SANTA CLARA, CA—December 17, 2008— Once thought of as a technology used only for computer games, NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs) with CUDA™ technology are now being used for the serious business of scientific computation. Berkeley's Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC), one of the leading distributed computing platforms in the world, is using CUDA technology to tap the massively parallel processing power of NVIDIA GPUs with astounding results that could change the pace of scientific discovery through projects like GPUGRID and Einstein@home. The latest breakthrough came with the release of an optimized client that will allow SETI@home to analyze SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) data in about one-eighth of the time it previously took using CPUs.
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Interesting stuff.
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folding, nice find
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Now when I get my new rig, I might actually consider going full BOINC.

I was thinking of GPU folding and CPU Boinc before this announcement.
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hmm... so GPUGrid = Folding? or its atleast something very similar right? interesting indeed.
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I used to do rosetta@home I might dedicate one of my cards to the boinc client.
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I used to do rosetta@home I might dedicate one of my cards to the boinc client.
Rosetta@Home is one of the more beneficial projects on BOINC
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