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The outputs or pixels generated by the fragment processors are stored in frame-buffer memory which holds scenes to be displayed.
Given these powerful fragment processors, how might they be used for computational linear algebra?
To test our algorithms, we used an NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX (24 fragment processors, 580 MHz core clock cycle, 1750 MHz memory clock cycle, 512 MB GDDR3 memory, 256 bit bus) and an Intel Xeon 3.