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Subject: Re: [boost] [compute] GPGPU Library - Request For Feedback
From: Sylwester Arabas (sarabas_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-05 15:03:56


On 05/03/13 03:47, Kyle Lutz wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Ioannis Papadopoulos
> <ipapadop_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> How does it compare to VexCL (, Bolt
>> (
>> and Thrust (
> ...
> Thrust implements a C++ STL-like API for GPUs and CPUs. It is built
> with multiple backends. NVIDIA GPUs use the CUDA backend and
> multi-core CPUs can use the Intel TBB or OpenMP backends. However,
> thrust will not work with AMD graphics cards or other lesser-known
> accelerators. I feel Boost.Compute is superior in that it uses the
> vendor-neutral OpenCL library to achieve portability across all types
> of compute devices.
> ...

There's an ongoing discussion on possibilities for other backends for
Thrust including mentions of AMD's Bolt:!topic/thrust-users/Xe2JkFy_hUk



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