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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
NVIDIA 340.76 Brings Three Stable Fixes

For conservative NVIDIA Linux users not quick to jump to new release streams, the 340.76 stable update is now available, which is also the driver that's continuing to provide long-term support for pre-Fermi graphics card users relying on NVIDIA's binary blob.

28 January 2015 - NVIDIA 340.xx - 4 Comments
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Standalone Linux Tests

In continuation of this morning's launch-day article for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, the graphics card that's priced at $200 USD and is built on the very power efficient Maxwell architecture, here's some more Linux benchmark results.

22 January 2015 - GeForce GTX 960 Maxwell - 5 Comments

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