ASUS have let slip a spicey bit of info about one of NVIDIA's current big projects, dedicated NVIDIA physics! As per the press material provided on their new P5N32-SLI Premium/WiFi-AP motherboard, its been made clear the board sports three PCI Express x16 slots, the third reserved for dedicated physics goodness.
RegHardware have the full take on it.
Exclusive Nvidia is developing a standalone games physics processing card, motherboard maker Asus has let slip. Announcing a new mobo equipped with three PCI Express x16 slots, the Taiwanese firm said the third connector was specifically for "Nvidia's upcoming Physics card".
The revelation comes days after it emerged ATI will be likewise pitching its graphics chip technology as a co-processor for compute-intensive scientific and engineering applications, not just games physics.