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GPGPU OpenVPX Engine Rests On NVIDIA Fermi Architecture

The company’s first general purpose graphics processing unit (GPGPU) multi-core engine, the VPX6-490, features dual NVIDIA GPUs based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, each with 240 CUDA cores. It functions as a co-processor attached to a host Intel-processor board. Features include an 80-GB/s memory bandwidth, 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, a 256-bit memory interface, 16-lane Gen2 PCIe interface, dual DVI graphics outputs, CUDA 4.0 library support, rugged air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions, and temperature sensors. For more info, call Jerri-Lynne Charbonneau at CURTISS-WRIGHT CONTROLS EMBEDDED COMPUTING. (613) 254-5112.

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