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NVIDIA Releases CUDA 6.5 As A Huge Update

NVIDIA put out version 6.5 of their Compute Unified Device Architecture today and it is a big step ahead, including better development tooling for CUDA Fortran.
20 August 2014 - CUDA 6.5 - 10 Comments

Recapping The OpenGL 4.5 Improvements, NVIDIA Linux Changes

NVIDIA's Mark Kilgard presented at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver to cover the changes found in the just-released OpenGL 4.5 specification. He also went over some of NVIDIA's Linux driver changes.
13 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 13 Comments

NVIDIA's 64-bit "Denver" Tegra K1 Should Be Amazing

While we're incredibly infatuated right now with NVIDIA's Tegra K1 that offers quad-core Cortex-A15 performance with Kepler-class graphics, the 64-bit Tegra K1 should be even better.
11 August 2014 - 64-bit Tegra K1 - 13 Comments

NVIDIA Already Publishes An OpenGL 4.5 Linux Driver

While the OpenGL 4.5 specification is fresh off the press and we haven't even seen the Khronos SIGGRAPH announcement yet, NVIDIA has already made public their OpenGL 4.5 beta drivers for Linux and Windows.
11 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 9 Comments

NVIDIA 343 Linux Driver Improves EGL Support, Fixes Many Bugs

NVIDIA today has announced their first beta Linux/Solaris/FreeBSD driver release in the 343.xx driver series. As expected, this release drops pre-Fermi hardware support from the Linux mainline driver code-base.
6 August 2014 - NVIDIA 343.13 Beta - 8 Comments

NVIDIA Is Working Towards VDPAU H.265/HEVC Support

NVIDIA is working on adding HEVC/H.265 video decoding support to VDPAU.
29 July 2014 - H.265 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Releases K1-Powered Shield Tablet & Controller

NVIDIA announced this morning their new Shield Tablet and Shield Controller. The new Shield Tablet is a $299 Android tablet that's great for gaming and is mighty powerful with using the Tegra K1 SoC.
22 July 2014 - Shield Tablet - 18 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Its Linux Legacy Driver For GeForce 6/7 GPUs

For those still out there running a GeForce 6 or 7 series graphics card, NVIDIA has updated its legacy proprietary 304.xx Unix graphics driver for Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems.
10 July 2014 - NVIDIA 304.123 - 26 Comments

NVIDIA 340.24 Linux Driver Has G-SYNC Support, FXAA Control

Succeeding last month's NVIDIA 340.17 Linux driver beta is now the first official release in the 340.xx driver series for Linux / Solaris / BSD. The NVIDIA 340.24 driver was released this morning with new features but is heavier on the fixing side.
8 July 2014 - NVIDIA 340.24 - 13 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 331.89 Long-Lived Linux Driver

NVIDIA has today released ther 331.89 Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD graphics drivers within their long-lived 331.xx graphics driver branch.
4 July 2014 - 331.xx - 4 Comments

VDPAU Library 0.8 Released

NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner has announced the release of libvdpau 0.8 as the library for the VIdeo Decode and Presentation API for Unix.
1 July 2014 - libvdpau - 6 Comments

NVIDIA 340.17 Linux Beta Driver Brings Initial G-SYNC Support

The first beta driver in NVIDIA's forthcoming "Release 340" driver series for blob-using Linux users is now available.
9 June 2014 - NVIDIA 340.17 - 11 Comments

NVIDIA 337.25 Linux Driver Supports New GPUs, X.Org Server 1.16

NVIDIA released their 337.25 Linux graphics driver beta this Friday afternoon to end out their work month.
30 May 2014 - NVIDIA 337.25 - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Posts Mesa Patches For GK20A Gallium3D Support

NVIDIA has made another open-source contribution today by releasing a small set of patches needed to adjust the Nouveau Gallium3D driver to support their "GK20A" graphics.
27 May 2014 - Tegra K1 - 1 Comment

NVIDIA Pushes Down The 331.79 Linux Driver With Bug-Fixes

NVIDIA has released a new proprietary Linux graphics driver within its 331 "long-lived branch" series.
20 May 2014 - NVIDIA 331.79

Upcoming Maxwell GPUs Will Support H.265, But VP9 Is Uncertain

NVIDIA launched their GeForce GTX 750 graphics cards back in February as their first products based upon their new Maxwell architecture. Sadly those GPUs didn't support any H.265 or VP9 acceleration, but at least it looks like the former will be supported by the next round of Maxwell GPUs.
9 May 2014 - Maxwell - 25 Comments

NVIDIA 337.19 Beta Linux GPU Driver Released

After NVIDIA's 337 Linux driver series has already been in beta with the major new feature being Fermi/Kepler/Maxwell overclocking support, the latest beta has now been released.
5 May 2014 - NVIDIA 337.19 - 28 Comments

NVIDIA Publishes Revised Open-Source TK1 Graphics Code

NVIDIA has published the third revision of their open-source Nouveau kernel DRM driver patches for supporting the "GK20A" Kepler graphics of their Tegra K1 SoC.
2 May 2014 - Tegra K1 - 7 Comments

Some Community Benchmarks Against The NVIDIA Tegra K1

In continuation of the Trying Out The Jetson TK1, NVIDIA's High-End Tegra K1 Board and Benchmarks Of The NVIDIA Tegra K1 and Its Hotness articles, here's some results provided by the community compared to my early NVIDIA Jetson TK1 board with Tegra K1 SoC.
2 May 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 4 Comments

Benchmarks Of The NVIDIA Tegra K1 & Its Hotness

Here's our first public benchmarks of the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 ARM development board powered by the Tegra K1 SoC with quad-core+1 Cortex-A15 and NVIDIA Kepler GPU. There's also some thermal metrics for those concerned about the active-cooling on this development board.
1 May 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 16 Comments

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