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Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg

With the new NVIDIA 346 Linux driver series NVENC support was made available for accelerated video encoding support under Linux.
22 November 2014 - FFmpeg - 20 Comments

GeForce GTX 970/980 Linux Benchmarks With NVIDIA 346.16 Driver

This week NVIDIA introduced the 346 Linux driver beta with a huge amount of changes and new features -- from GPU over-volting to NVENC and VP8 support. Curiosity got the best of me so I've now ran some GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 Linux benchmarks to see if the performance of these new, high-end Maxwell GPUs have changed at all with this latest proprietary driver release.
15 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 Beta - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Adds "Nyan Blaze" To Coreboot

NVIDIA has committed a new "nyan_blaze" motherboard for Coreboot.
15 November 2014 - nyan_blaze - 8 Comments

Over-Volting Your GPU With The New NVIDIA Linux Driver

One of the features introduced with this week's NVIDIA 346 Beta Linux graphics driver was the ability for the end-user to manipulate the graphics core voltage.
15 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA 346.16 Beta Adds VP8 Decoding, NVENC, GTK3 & Much More

NVIDIA just introduced the 346.xx Linux graphics driver series with the introduction of the 346.16 beta driver, and it's a big freaking update! New features for users of the proprietary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver!
13 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 - 32 Comments

NVIDIA NVPTX Port Added To GCC

The NVPTX back-end has been committed to GCC 5 as part of the process for offloading support to NVIDIA graphics processors from the compiler.
10 November 2014 - NVPTX - 4 Comments

NVIDIA's NVPTX Support For GCC Is Close To Being Merged

The NVPTX back-end code for GCC that's going to allow OpenACC 2.0 offloading support for NVIDIA GPUs with GCC is close to materializing within the mainline code-base.
20 October 2014 - NVPTX - 8 Comments

OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970

For those anxious to see how well the GeForce GTX 970, NVIDIA's new high-end, Maxwell-based graphics card will perform under Linux, here's some preview benchmarks.
18 October 2014 - GTX 970 - 2 Comments

Linux Testing Of The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

After last month's review of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 on Linux, many Phoronix readers expressed interest in seeing tests of the GeForce GTX 970, another powerful Maxwell graphics card but costs much less than the GTX 980. I now have my hands on an EVGA GeForce GTX 970 and am working on Linux performance benchmarks for this graphics card.
17 October 2014 - GeForce GTX 970 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA Adds PhysX GPU Acceleration Support Under Linux

At long last NVIDIA has exposed GPU acceleration support for PhysX under Linux.
13 October 2014 - GPU PhysX - 47 Comments

NVIDIA Is Still Pushing For A New Linux OpenGL ABI

Besides going over their Mir/Wayland support plans, NVIDIA's Andy Ritger also provided the latest update concerning their work to push a new OpenGL ABI on Linux. This new Linux OpenGL ABI has been talked about every year since 2012 but it's still not yet fully materialized.
11 October 2014 - OpenGL ABI - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux

As anticipated, Andy Ritger of NVIDIA presented at XDC2014 in Bordeaux, France the company's plans to support alternative window managers beyond X11 when it comes to their Linux graphics driver. NVIDIA is working on some significant improvements to their closed-source Linux driver to support Mir and Wayland.
10 October 2014 - XDC2014 - 84 Comments

Linux Anti-Aliasing Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

The latest Linux graphics benchmarks I ran from the high-end Maxwell GeForce GTX 980 graphics card were some anti-aliasing tests.
10 October 2014 - GeForce GTX 980 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

Last week having done the GeForce GTX 980 Linux review with a ton of OpenGL benchmarks followed by GTX 980 OpenCL benchmarks and yesterday even running some updated NVIDIA VDPAU Linux benchmarks, next up for this high-end Maxwell graphics processor are some 2D performance benchmarks using NVIDIA's binary blob.
6 October 2014 - NVIDIA Blob 2D

NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 980

Now having done the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Linux review with plenty of OpenGL benchmarks and yesterday running a bunch of GTX 980 OpenCL benchmarks, for your Sunday morning viewing are now some Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix (VDPAU) results for a range of NVIDIA GPUs.
5 October 2014 - GTX 980 VDPAU

NVIDIA Issues Updated 340.46 Long-Lived Driver Release

NVIDIA on Tuesday released an updated Linux x86/x86_64/ARM graphics driver in their 340.xx long-lived branch.
1 October 2014 - NVIDIA 340.46

NVIDIA Suggests Explicit Synchronization For Nouveau

As another interesting NVIDIA Linux news item before ending out the month are some patches published just before the start of the weekend by NVIDIA. A NVIDIA developer has proposed explicit synchronization support for the Nouveau driver, complete with some "RFC" patches.
29 September 2014 - Open-Source NVIDIA - 2 Comments

NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir & Wayland

While there's no supportive driver out at this time, NVIDIA continues to be working in the direction of supporting non-X11 windowing systems like Mir and Wayland.
29 September 2014 - Non-X World - 44 Comments

NVIDIA Is Still Working On The New Linux OpenGL ABI

It's been a while since hearing anything new about the proposed overhaul of the Linux OpenGL driver ABI, but it's continuing to be pursued by NVIDIA.
29 September 2014 - Linux OpenGL ABI - 19 Comments

Preview Numbers For The GeForce GTX 980 On Ubuntu Linux

For those anxious to see NVIDIA's newest high-end Maxwell graphics card, the recently launched GeForce GTX 980, on Linux, here's some preview results.
28 September 2014 - GTX 980 Maxwell - 1 Comment

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