Open Source GPU Released. GPLGPU project has developed an open source GPU, written for an FPGA, despite that GPL-GPU Kickstarter was not funded. It’s not a powerhouse but it is full open source. A completely open GPU simply didn’t exist before (only very limited thesis projects earlier). Right now, the GPL-GPU has 3D graphics acceleration working with VGA on a PCI bus. It is very complete HDL for a video card, with optional PCI interface and CRT controller, but does not offer real programmable processor inside the graphics cards (like the modern GPUs that you can program). FPGA based prototypes are nice because they can be turned into ICs eventually.