Video card and chip maker Nvidia has urged users to provide computing power to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
PC Gamers, let’s put those GPUs to work.— NVIDIA GeForce (@NVIDIAGeForce) March 13, 2020
Join us and our friends at @OfficialPCMR in supporting [email protected] and donating unused GPU computing power to fight against COVID-19!
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The company said that by joining the fold @home initiative, the extra computing power of the graphics and central processors could be donated to investigate COVID-19 and other illnesses.
Nvidia has turned to other players in the gaming industry for support, including Razer, NZXT, Steel Series. MSI and Intel Gaming supported the Nvidia call.
The invitation-oriented company focused primarily on gamers, but GPU miners with significant hardware supplies can also help in research. Some of them have already shown their willingness to do this.
The analysis projects registered in the action are aimed at studying COVID-19 and developing a vaccine.