Global Illumination on the GPU
Get a sneak peak at the next GPU acceleration from nVidia for mental ray here (scene courtesy of Tai-Jen Su)
Notice in 9 minutes the GPU accelerated version is already complete while the non-GPU version has only completed the top left corner with similar settings.
We're working hard on some new GPU acceleration features for mental ray: a sneak peek at final gather on the GPU here pic.twitter.com/PrcImaVFaO
— mental ray (@mentalray) October 16, 2013