GPUs: Designed for gaming now crucial to HPC and AI

It’s rare to see a processor find great success outside of the area it was intended for, but that’s exactly what has happened to the graphics processing unit (GPU). A chip originally intended to speed up gaming graphics and nothing more now powers everything from Adobe Premier and databases to high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI).

Link: GPUs: Designed for gaming now crucial to HPC and AI
via http://www.networkworld.com

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