Engadget/Gizmodo’s tipster is saying that the new MacBook Pros will have 2 NVIDIA GPUs.  A lot of people are wondering why 2?  Perhaps it has a lot to do with Snow Leopard and Open CL:


Another powerful Snow Leopard technology, OpenCL (Open Computing Language), makes it possible for developers to efficiently tap the vast gigaflops of computing power currently locked up in the graphics processing unit (GPU). With GPUs approaching processing speeds of a trillion operations per second, they’re capable of considerably more than just drawing pictures. OpenCL takes that power and redirects it for general-purpose computing.

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