Uses for GPUs

Name some uses for GPUs such as gaming, cloud computing, GPU accelerated processing, etc and give some basic information about it.
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  1. Are you asking what a gpu does? Please be more specific, what exactly do you want to know?
  2. well, you basically nailed them already. is this school work?
  3. ikes9711 said:
    Are you asking what a gpu does? Please be more specific, what exactly do you want to know?

    What exactly GPUs can be used for aside from gaming. It's a very open question.
  4. bitcoin mining, folding@home, seti, various compute stuff

    sounds like a school project :P
  5. Cons29 said:
    well, you basically nailed them already. is this school work?

    Really? That's all they are really used for? Certainly there must be more like Video Rendering or is that entirely CPU based? :( And i'm just curios.
  6. there are universities that are doing cancer reasearch and lou gherigs disease research. they ask for volunteers with unused gpu's and old cpu's on campuses for volunteers.
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