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No.19635

Why isn't GPGPU bigger? Is it just a lack of a good API / Native language support? I'd love to see a fully featured c-like language that isn't an API or requires hundreds of lines of boilerplate.

  No.19636

>>19635
Because it's hard.

  No.19637

bigger in what sense? it's virtually omnipresent in those fields where it's utility is obvious.

  No.19638

If I ever make a language that'd be one of its features.

What is that contraption, by the way

  No.19640

GPUs are good at doing the same thing with huge amounts of parallelism. They're not so good at branching, which turns out to be fairly important.

  No.19727

>>19638
Bitcoin mining rig