Nvidia announced today its new Tesla M2090 graphics processor, which the company calls the world’s fastest parallel processor for the high performance computing. The graphics processing unit has a whopping 512 processing cores, compared to the usual 240-cores offered on graphics cards. Even Nvidia’s top model, the Tesla M2070 has 448 cores, making this upgrade 30% faster than its predecessor.
The M2090 can deliver a stunning performance of 1330 gigaflops. Of course, the M2090 is targeted for high performance computers since each core operates at a 1.3GHz frequency, compared to 1.15GHz core speed of M2070.