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Illinois ECE 498AL: Programming Massively Parallel Processors, Lecture 7: GPU as part of the PC Architecture

By Wen-Mei W Hwu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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GPU as part of the PC Architecture


  • Typical Structure of a CUDA Program
  • Bandwidth: Gravity of Modern computer Systems
  • (Original) PCI Bus Specification
  • PCI as Memory Mapped I/O
  • PCI Express (PCI-E)
  • PCI-E Links and Lanes
  • PCI-E PC Architecture
  • Intel Single Core System
  • Intel Dual Core System
  • AMD PC Architecture
  • Hypertransport Feeds and Speeds
  • GeForce 7800GTX Board Details


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