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Message 55317 - Posted: 20 Sep 2020 | 0:06:11 UTC

The effect of the ray trace technology upon GPU direct compute capability has so far eluded me. I don't know if it is usable in the math coprocessor functions the GPU is performing.
Can anyone enlighten me?

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Message 55318 - Posted: 20 Sep 2020 | 2:26:09 UTC - in response to Message 55317.

in general no, for the RT cores.

the Tensor however cores could possibly be leveraged in some calculations, but so far I haven't seen any project leverage them, it would need to be coded in.
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