[GRASS-dev] OpenCL Parallelization

Jeshua Lacock jeshua at openosx.com
Thu Sep 24 13:43:17 EDT 2009

On Sep 23, 2009, at 2:03 PM, Dylan Beaudette wrote:

> Other than those 2 points, I would love to see GPU-based  
> acceleration in

Hi Dylan,

I can't comment you two very valid observations, I don't know anything  
more about it than what was presented in the video.

> A thread from last year on this topic:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/grass-dev@lists.osgeo.org/msg01925.html
> Hopefully things have improved since then!

It looks like it to me, I think OpenCL improves the situation, and  
indeed GPUs have gotten faster.

Imagine what this 2.72 terraflops card could do with OpenCL enabled:



It has GDDR5 memory with 150Gbps bandwidth!


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