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Nvidia unveils Fermi-based Tesla GPUs

By Matthew ยท 13 replies
Nov 16, 2009
  1. Nvidia has unveiled new Fermi-based Tesla products, the Tesla 20 series GPUs, which are aimed at the high-performance computing market. Designed for parallel computing, the company said its Tesla 20 series graphics chips reduce the cost of computing by delivering the same performance of a traditional CPU-based cluster at one-tenth the expense and one-twentieth the power consumption.

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  2. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,073   +164

    at least this one doesn't seem to have wood screws holding it together. :)
  3. poundsmack

    poundsmack TS Rookie Posts: 74

    the future is looks bright for nvidia :)
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 6,908   +10

    Well, it is not that sure what the nVidia future is like... but we wish them well as they go through their travails.
  5. Technochicken

    Technochicken TechSpot Paladin Posts: 716

    If the first two are aimed at high power workstations, then isn't nVidia competing with itself? They already has the Quadro series for workstations, and I'm sure they will update that line when the new GPU is released.
  6. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    These cards are more for render farms than desktop computing right? I'm guessing in this direction because with all the memory that these cards come with, a single DVI connector looks inadequate for a Quadro type replacement. (Unless it's one of those weird ones that have an octopus cable adapter.)
  7. Nvidia's future is dictated by the current state of the world economy.
  8. Nvidia should partner up with Vray / MentalRay people to help those engines render faster. They need to release more specific information before I set a budget for next year!
  9. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 648   +58

    Oh man, I wish that I could wish that I could afford one of these babies! Suh-weeeeet!
  10. BlindObject

    BlindObject TS Rookie Posts: 399

    If they only made such art for gaming...
  11. Anyone want to comment on the statement that there will come in Q2 2010? That's... pretty late!
  12. these are way tooo cheap to be a part of my PC
  13. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,608   +278

    "one terabyte of memory"? That's a lot.

    Also, I agree Q2 sounds a little late, and they haven't yet released any info of their consumer level chips. Hopefully that's coming soon.
  14. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 3,172   +1,620

    I was expecting them to have more than 2.5 TFLOPs. Doesn't AMD's 5870 have 2.72 TFLOPs? Let's just hope that the 300 series will be good enough to compete with the 5000 series. I want those high prices of dx11 cards to drop a bit before i buy something.
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