Can anyone recommend a site that maintains up-to-date reviews of graphics cards for GPGPU use? Most benchmarks focus on gaming performance, whereas I am interested in the performance of scientific applications like FFTs, linear algebra, and image/video processing.

I want to know how the performance varies for scientific applications (as opposed to games) with price so I can budget effectively.

  • $\begingroup$ Can you specify more? Basically there are two vendors and it's not a problem to find summary information on their sites. $\endgroup$ – Alexander Mar 31 '12 at 12:11
  • $\begingroup$ I'm sure you can ask there: forums.nvidia.com for a specific review or recommendation. $\endgroup$ – chemeng Mar 31 '12 at 12:22

Well, the answer depends on how you define review. If you mean benchmarks, then there are numerous sites which have up-to-date benchmarks of GPU cards. One of them is VideoCardBenchMark.com. A list of GPUs is maintained on that site. Also, there is the typical chart like the one on bang-per-buck.

A few random website like Toms Hardware do review GPU cards once a while. But those are for gaming and I'm not sure they would meet your requirements.

For scientific computing in GPU, you could probably use forums of gpgpu.org

If you want Double Precision performance with GPU cards, its probably best to use nVidia forums instead. Of course, you may find benchmarks at a lot of places.

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