Instigating a Platform Tug of War: Graphics Vendors Hunger for CPU Suppliers' Turf has an article that discusses how GPUs are increasingly becoming general-purpose processors. According to the author, "processor vendors' fiscal fortunes hinge on the ability to sell increasingly powerful chips. Graphics-processor vendors, too, depend on upgrades to pave a path to continued success. These upgrades will increasingly rely on stealing functions that the CPU once handled."


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