What is a physics processor?

Answer ID 2168
Published 04/11/2008 07:50 AM
Updated 04/16/2010 07:42 AM

What is a physics processor?


The original AGEIA physics processing unit (PPU) is purpose-built to meet the unique requirements of physics algorithms. These represent an environment that's much different than a general purpose CPU.

NVIDIA CUDA-enabled GPUs accerlate NVIDIA PhysX to deliver even more physics processing power.

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