Friday, June 16, 2006

Gaming helps Computational Science

The gaming market has always been of great help in bring computational scientists great video gear at cheap prices. Now there's hope for the same benefit in terms of CPU with the new Cell processor to be used in upcoming Sony's PS3.

Ars discusses how some Berkeley scientists studied a model of the Cell and found that in single precision, the Cell totally blasts the competition (Opteron, Itanium, etc) out of the water. The actual performance is likely to be better. The only sticking point is that the double precision performance (which isn't needed for gaming) is still up in the air.

Of course, Microsoft is saying the Cell sucks (for gaming anyway), but they obviously "have a horse in this race."


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