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Cuda 8 on Ubuntu 16.04

If you do CUDA programming, you will be happy to learn that Nvidia has released a great working Cuda 8 release – download from here, for Ubuntu 16.04 !!! Click here for my test simulation

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Installing CUDA Toolkit 6.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Linux

Click here for an excellent simple guide to installing Cuda Toolkit version 6.5 [as of now] on Ubuntu 14, LinuxMint 17 distros etc. Screenshots from my install:

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Cuda Installation on LinuxMint 17

Below is a screenshot of options choosen while installing Cuda on Linux Mint 17 distro. I also needed to go to administration, driver manager and select the 340 driver.    

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Alienware 17 GTX860 Specifications CUDA-z

Below are the Cuda-Z program – click here to download – ┬ádiscovered specs. of the Alienware 17 base unit which came with 8gb ram, 500gb hard disk, i7 2.5ghx, 4710mq, and a GTX860m nvidia GPU card as well as an … Continue reading

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CPU_GPU Benchmarks 03-2014

Comparing 3 machines l use/own: Benchmarks from Boinc manager. In Pictures In detail Linux Workstation – running Linux Mint 16 ========================================= Intel Q8200 @2.33Ghz 4 core 8gb ram 1567 floating points MIPS whetstone per CPU 12633 integer MIPS Dhrystone per … Continue reading

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Fedora 20 Cuda Setup Notes

Assuming your discrete video card supports nvidia cuda, which is used for GPU-graphical processing unit programming, below are the additonal steps l had to do, to get all in place. My laptop uses the GTX 630M video card. 1) Update … Continue reading

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PrimeGrid: GFN Sieving

There is an ongoing effort to finish up the GPN sieves. If you have Windows and a CUDA capable video graphics card you might want to consider contributing to this manual sieve effort. Click here for more information. Below shows … Continue reading

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SPECviewperf 11 benchmark results – CUDA

Using SPECviewperf 11 – a graphics benchmark software which can be downloaded from here, l tested independently the following graphics cards. The main 3D software l use is Autodesk Maya and surprisingly, the entry level/affordable nVidia Quadro 600 consistently beats … Continue reading

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Nvidia GPU Bandwith Test

Test result on Nbidia GPU – CUDA [bandwidthTest.exe] starting… C:ProgramDataNVIDIA CorporationNVIDIA GPU Computing SDK 4.0Cbinwin64Relea sebandwidthTest.exe Starting… Running on… Device 0: GeForce GTX 560 Ti Quick Mode Host to Device Bandwidth, 1 Device(s), Paged memory Transfer Size (Bytes) Bandwidth(MB/s) 33554432 … Continue reading

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GPUGrid – GFlops Comparison – GTX460 vs GT9800 vs FX370 [vs Quadro 2000]

Joined GPUGrid to my existing Boinc projects. My previous main project was and still is World Community Grid [WCG] – have the most community contribution credits with WCG. Boinc – Uses the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, or … Continue reading

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