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Wall Street Turns to Video Game Technology to Speed Analytics

Abstract: "Wall Street's thirst for faster processing speeds and low-latency analytic computations is turning into a game, of sorts. Graphics cards that are used to power game consoles such as PlayStation and Xbox are turning up on quantitative trading desks, where they're being used to calculate options analytics."

Published: June 18, 2008 

Author: Ivy Schmerken  

Link: Wall Street & Technology



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April 9, 2009 8:32 PM

games said:

the GPU is also becoming a general purpose computing platform that can run parallel calculations hundreds of times faster than regular CPUs can.  This is helping to improve not just gaming graphics, but scientific simulations, computer generated rendering, and more.

September 6, 2009 10:55 AM

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