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Top price performance (in G3D Mark /$) of GPU
Most modern neural network implementations are based on graphics processing units . This is because GPUs have a much larger number of cores than CPUs, and are thus better suited to executing highly parallelizable programs. Hence, migrating data into graphical form and then using the GPU to scan and analyze it can create a large training speedup for training ML models .
Videocard benchmarks is a benchmarking project by Passmark, a software company. It aggregates performance and price data on GPUs. One of the measures of performance it uses is 3DMark, a computer benchmarking tool.
What will the average top price performance (in G3D Mark /$) of the best available GPU be, on June 14, 2021?
This question resolves as the mean price performance (in G3D Mark / Price) of the top two currently available GPUs by price performance, on June 14, 2021, 11:59PM GMT, according to Videocard benchmarks.
The question resolves ambiguously if Videocard benchmarks ceases to report G3D Mark, or its methodology changes substantially.
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