Recommended nVidia card for cuda/opencl on FreeBSD?

Antonio Vieiro antonio at
Mon Oct 24 09:40:26 UTC 2011

> Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 13:59:58 -0700
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> Subject: Re: Recommended nVidia card for cuda/opencl on FreeBSD?
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> Do you want CUDA 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0, 2.1 compatible? I have a 9800GT
> (pretty cheap now-a-days + it runs modern games), which has the lowest CUDA
> 1.0.
> Also, I am interested in how you will do the work. Currently, it's necessary
> to run the CUDA SDK and Toolkit under Linux emulation or chroot, despite the
> fact that the NVIDIA drivers for FreeBSD include CUDA support. According to
> this,
> you still need to compile the CUDA apps under Linux, where the SDK is. Only
> after that you can run the binaries on FreeBSD.

Since this is just for experimentation I imagine cuda 1.0 would do.
The SDK on Linux is a non issue, I imagine.

Thanks for the info,

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