I am looking to conduct exploratory research using deep learning (DL) and CUDA on financial time series data, ideally from a windows environment where my trading platform and other analytic tools reside. Would like to use python and supporting CUDA and DL libraries. Given the new NVidia technologies announced (e.g., Maxwell GPU, CUDA 7, Embedded cuDNN), I could use a recommendation on what type of GPU appliance to acquire given I am looking to do time series prediction vs image learning per se.
The new Maxwell chip within GTX 960 card is compelling, but am unclear whether CUDA/cuDNN tools will work with it or if the 32-bit floating point operation will be limiting to DL operations.
On the other hand, the Kepler chip based Jetson TK1 DevKit seems promising, but would then have some integration issues with my windows environment since I would use it as a remote device on my network. Perhaps there is an API solution to get around this.
Tesla cards too expensive for this exploratory endeavor.
Any thoughts or recommendations would be most appreciated.