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To be fair, Gibbs did describe its origins as somewhat apocryphal, but the object of the exercise was to illustrate the extent to which financial services organisations are prepared to go in order to access the processing/computing power necessary to run compute-intensive tasks such as Monte Carlo simulations, stress tests and complex instrument pricing. According to Gibbs, the fund was drawn to the super-fast processing speeds of the graphics cards inside PS2 boxes, effectively creating a

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