NVIDIA releases CUDA Toolkit 3.0

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nVidia logoLate last week NVIDIA announced release 3.0 of the CUDA Toolkit, which includes tools for developers getting ready for the next gen Fermi hardware. Dr. Dobb’s highlights the key features of this release

Key features of CUDA Toolkit v3.0 include:

  • Support for new GPUs based on Fermi architecture: including ECC, optimized double precision, complete BLAS and LAPACK libraries, cuda-gdb debugger and Visual Profiler
  • C++ support delivers improved productivity with class and template inheritance
  • GPGPU/Graphics interoperability, critical for the GeForce/Quadro market delivering Direct3D 9,10 and 11 and OpenGL for both CUDA and OpenCL
  • Improved developer tools for Linux, including the new CUDA Memory Checker that reports misalignment and out of bounds errors
  • Tesla Compute Cluster (TCC) support.

You can download version 3.0 for free from nvidia.com/getcuda.