Financial News: Banking stress tests meet Call of Duty

SunGard has developed a new system which could accelerate the use of GPUs — the hardware used in gaming consoles — in banking.

Post-crisis regulation has intensified the demands on the systems banks use to run their risk calculations, leading them to explore new and more powerful ways to crunch their numbers. Normal computers using central processing units, CPUs, aren’t getting the job done anymore.

While there is a tool which banks can use to handle these more complex calculations, there

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