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Ubuntu 15.04 On The Tegra X1 Yields Even Better Results, More Benchmarks

Earlier this week I posted some initial benchmark figures for the NVIDIA Tegra X1 on Ubuntu Linux. Those results showed much promise for this 64-bit ARM big.LITTLE SoC that also bears a Maxwell GPU, but that wasn't tested for the initial comparison. Here are a few more benchmark results from this Tegra X1, including an Ubuntu 15.04 installation to show the difference against the Tegra X1 on Ubuntu 14.10.

30 July 2015 - Tegra X1 Benchmarks - 6 Comments
NVIDIA Has Someone Working On Nouveau CUDA Support

The shocker of the day is that aside from an independent (non-NVIDIA) open-source developer working on Nouveau SPIR-V support is that there's an actual NVIDIA employee working towards CUDA compute support atop the open-source Nouveau graphics driver.

6 July 2015 - Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! - 19 Comments
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X Linux Testing Time

Last week NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX TITAN X, their latest $999+ USD graphics card. This new graphics card packs 12GB of GDDR5 video memory and the Maxwell-based GPU is capable of 7 TFLOPS of single-precision compute power. Now it's time for some Linux benchmarks of this new high-end graphics card at Phoronix.

25 March 2015 - GTX TITAN X On Linux - 15 Comments
NVIDIA Command-List Support In Newest Drivers To Lower GL Overhead

While NVIDIA is working towards Vulkan and SPIR-V support, they aren't done optimizing for OpenGL as OpenGL will still be in use for years to come and there's many titles still seeking better performance. With the newest NVIDIA drivers, there's now NV_command_list support for further lowering the OpenGL overhead within the NVIDIA binary blob.

20 March 2015 - NV_command_list - 21 Comments
NVIDIA CUDA 7 Officially Released

Since the beginning of the year CUDA 7 has been out in development form while this week from GTC 2015 NVIDIA has officially launched CUDA 7.0.

18 March 2015 - CUDA 7.0 - 7 Comments
VDPAU 1.1 Library Fixes H.265/HEVC Issues

Just days after NVIDIA released the VDPAU 1.0 library for Linux GPU-based video decoding support with H.265/HEVC added, libvdpau 1.1 was released to fix-up the support for this new video format.

16 March 2015 - libvdpau 1.1 - 3 Comments
NVIDIA Posts Full PhysX SDK Source Code

This past week as part of Epic Games making UE4 free to developers they managed to get NVIDIA to let them open up some of the PhysX source code as PhysX is depended upon by Unreal Engine 4 for physics handling. NVIDIA this past week ultimately opened up their entire PhysX SDK to everyone.

8 March 2015 - GitHub - 14 Comments

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