Issue No. 02 - March/April (2005 vol. 25)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2005.37
John Montrym , Nvidia
Henry Moreton , Nvidia
Graphics processing units (GPUs) continue to take on increasing computational workloads and today support interactive rendering that approaches cinematic quality. The architectural drivers for GPUs are programmability, parallelism, bandwidth, and memory characteristics. This article describes how one team approached the design problem.
Graphics, GPU, multi-threaded, MIMD, SIMD, parallel processors
J. Montrym and H. Moreton, "The GeForce 6800," in IEEE Micro, vol. 25, no. , pp. 41-51, 2005.