How to utilize power of GPU computing in Matlab
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My research work is in the field of Evolutionary computation, Sometimes I need to run the algorithm on high dimensional data (dimension may go beyond 1000). For such high dimensional problems, sometimes it takes days for me to collect the data. I have heard of Matlab's "Parallel computing toolbox" which distributes computation over GPU and other multiple clusters and speeds up the computation process. I checked the documentation page it says it requires "NVIDIA graphics card with compute capability 1.3", But I have AMD Radeon graphics card. Is it possible for me use my GPU computing power in Matlab computation.
Walter Roberson on 21 May 2017
Sorry, there is no support for AMD GPU or Intel GPU, only for NVidia GPU.
Apparently it turns out that different vendors and different models implement OpenCL differently enough that Mathworks would have to be able to generate a number of different variations depending on exactly what was being targeted. It is not clear that would be worth doing until OpenCL implementations become more standardized.