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(Physics Processing Unit) Parallel processing hardware designed to perform physics computations. Although prototypes were developed, Ageia was the only company to produce a commercial product (it was acquired by NVIDIA in 2002). Today, the graphics processing unit (GPU) is commonly used for physics processing. See PhysX, GPU and GPGPU.
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