We are starting the development of a CUDA application and we need to define the minimum hardware specs for this project.
Today, our clients uses Windows XP and Vista, on Thinkpad T61p (Quadro FX570M 256m), Dell M65( Quadro Fx350 256mb), and some desktops equipped with NVidia series 8. But other clients may buy/use low end graphics, as nv 8400m with 128mb.
Our datasets range from a few megabytes up to ~150Mb of raw data, and will be used to perform CUDA BLAS operations, as well in house developed math procedures.
So ask :
a ) Is possible to know how much video card memory is required before processing a dataset (CUBLAS) ?
b ) What is the minimal video card memory for CUDA / CUBLAS for single video card system, as notebooks ? In another words, is 128mb enough ?
c ) Is Turbo Cache memory used by CUDA ?