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NVIDIA uploads famous Mona Lisa GPU vs. CPU video

Download it in super slow mo and 1080p HD

By Cameron Wilmot on Sep 17, 2008 02:05 am CDT - 0 mins, 38 secs reading time

In an attempt to keep its NVISION show in the news a little bit longer, even though it finished long ago now, NVIDIA has just uploaded some HD footage of the famous Mona Lisa paint ball GPU vs. CPU rendering.

NVIDIA uploads famous Mona Lisa GPU vs. CPU video

Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the Mythbusters, were invited to NVISION to wow the crowd and they managed to do it by rendering the Mona Lisa with a paint ball machine, supposedly in some type of "scientific" way comparing the GPU to the CPU.

NVIDIA uploads famous Mona Lisa GPU vs. CPU video

We never really understood the exact comparison, but that doesn't make it any less super cool to watch, especially in 720p HD slow mo baby.

You can also download a 1080p HD version over at the NVIDIA website. Go grab the videos, over here.

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