From: Nicholas M Glykos (glykos_at_mbg.duth.gr)
Date: Wed Nov 23 2011 - 01:01:20 CST
> This means that these cards are practically useless for NAMD (thereby
> forcing high powered computing initiatives to purchase M20xx cards).
I probably missed your point here, but on a Kentsfield Q6600 quad and
using the ApoA1 test we see x5 acceleration using a GTX460 card (going
from 0.44 ns/day without CUDA, to 2.22 ns/day with CUDA). Going five times
faster is definitely not 'practically useless'. Having said that, for the
needs of 'high powered computing initiatives' I'm not qualified to speak.
-- Nicholas M. Glykos, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, University Campus, Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece, Tel/Fax (office) +302551030620, Ext.77620, Tel (lab) +302551030615, http://utopia.duth.gr/~glykos/
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