How does GPU acceleration work? Eyeon video

Written by David Shapton

EyeonEyeon Fusion showing GPU processing

GPU acceleration - using a graphics card to do graphics-intensive tasks that the CPU would otherwise have to do - has transformed 3D and compositing on desktop and laptop computers. Here's a short video from Eyon that illustrates this and is a good primer for anyone unfamiliar with the concept. It also explains the difference between Nvidia's GeForce and Quadro cards.

It's a bit sales-ey, but worth a quick look.

 

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