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I have some large batch processing I need to perform, and have purchased some relatively powerful generic (gaming level) GPU video cards to run them. Even so my program will take a lot of time to run.

What I am really looking for is a network of GPUs that I could upload my batches to, and retrieve results from. I only need single precision, which means that anybody's modern PC would be useful. Conversely, when I am not using my PC, I could contribute it's processing power to the pool.

There's obviously a lot of volunteer computing similar to this - Boinc, SETI@home etc - for the scientific community, but I haven't been able to find a commercial equivalent.

Amazon EC2 and a few others rent GPU clusters, but given that I only need single rather than double precision I would have thought there would be a much cheaper version based on utilizing private PCs.

Any thoughts appreciated.

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closed as off topic by slhck Nov 14 '12 at 9:40

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This is a great question, one which I am also trying to answer! Looks like it was closed as off-topic - were you able to find any non-EC2 distributed GPU-based (PC) clusters for rent? –  knite Apr 1 '13 at 8:38

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