NVIDIA Fermi for supercomputers unveiled

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Guru3D.com ImageNVIDIA introduced new Fermi based solutions for supercomputing at SC09 in Portland, Oregon. It's only an announcement though, the real hardware won't be available until Q2 2010. Additionally, the GPU maker also confirms that GeForce products based on Fermi will be available in Q1 2010.

The new Tesla 20-series GPUs promise to reduce the cost of supercomputing by a factor of 10. They feature support for the next generation IEEE 754-2008 double precision floating point standard, ECC, multi-level cache hierarchy with L1 and L2 cache, support for C++ programming language, up to 1 terabyte of memory, concurrent kernel execution, fast context switching, 10x faster atomic instructions, 64-bit virtual address space, system calls and recursive functions. Designed from the ground-up for parallel computing, the NVIDIA

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