Originally posted by K.I.L.E.R
I want the video card to do that.
DX 9 level cards can with PS/VS 2.0 as shown in 3dmark03.
I don't think it's ever going to be done on the video card.
And the ability to do the real calculations won't be available in realtime until we have a few more orders of magnitude worth of computational power. In the meantime, there should be lots of cheap hacks, but even those cheap hacks will take a lot of power.