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Old 13th Aug 2012, 10:49   #1
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Rootbeer brings GPGPU integration to Java

A new compiler, Rootbeer, allows direct GPGPU access from within Java - for some significant performance gains.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...otbeer-gpgpu/1
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Old 13th Aug 2012, 11:24   #2
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Maybe Minecraft will finally run ok now!
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Nice.
One of the more interesting bit of news lately.
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can someone explain to a normal guy what does this mean :-)? now can games look better lol ? (less code, faster rendering)
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Maybe Minecraft will finally run ok now!
u can use opengl on monecraft
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can someone explain to a normal guy what does this mean :-)? now can games look better lol ? (less code, faster rendering)
java will stop hogging cpu cycles
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can someone explain to a normal guy what does this mean :-)? now can games look better lol ? (less code, faster rendering)
It means that Java applications can use those CUDA Cores/Stream processors to do some math on the graphics card instead of CPU. And because graphics card are a little bit (ok, a lot) quicker at some math, it is a good thing to have if you do lots of math in your application.

For you as a normal guy ? Absolutely nothing.
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