[Computer-go] Using GPUs?

Nikos Papachristou nikpapa at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 23:09:53 PDT 2015

Not go related, but you may find this deep learning GPU hardware guide

As for hardware breakthroughs, Nvidia has announced that its next
generation GPUs (codenamed Pascal) will offer 10x the performance in 2016,
so you might want to wait a little more.


On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 8:18 PM, Darren Cook <darren at dcook.org> wrote:

> I wondered if any of the current go programs are using GPUs.
> If yes, what is good to look for in a GPU? Links to essential reading on
> this topic would be welcome. (*)
> If not, is there some hardware breakthrough being waited for, or some
> algorithmic one?
> Darren
> *: After many years of being happy with built-in graphics, I'm now
> thinking to get a "gaming" PC, to show off some WebGL data
> visualizations. Assuming the cost is in the same ballpark, I thought I'd
> get one that would allow some scientific computing experiments too.
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