GPGPU "to accelerate operating systems"
Written by Danrok   
Monday, 27 April 2009 13:03

From The Inquirer:

NVIDIA RECKONS Open CL and Direct X are key to operating system acceleration on the GPU and claims GPGPU (general-purpose graphics processing units) will allow for serious speed-ups of Microsoft's Windows and Apple's Snow Leopard.

The green goblin's Tesla products manager, Sumit Gupta, told CNet that OpenCL and DirectX were the tools which would allow OSs to take advantage of a machine's graphics chips, speeding up the software and taking pressure off the CPU.

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