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NVIDIA Just Announced A New ARM Board I Really Love

Besides announcing the next-gen Pascal GPU family, NVIDIA just announced the Jetson TK1 DevKit... Already I have put in an order for this ARM development board with likely more on the way in being super-excited about the performance potential of this sub-$200 ARM Linux platform.

25 March 2014 - Jetson - 31 Comments
NVIDIA Posts Working "GK20A" Support For Nouveau

A NVIDIA Linux engineer has published a new set of twelve patches for the open-source Nouveau driver. These kernel patches paired with a modified Mesa driver yield a open-source combination that can start to run shaders and render triangles.

24 March 2014 - Tegra K1 - Add A Comment
NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 750 Is A Great $120 Linux Graphics Card

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 is a great value graphics card for $120 that delivers great mid-range performance while its performance-per-Watt is exceptional. If you don't mind using binary graphics drivers, the GTX 750 based upon NVIDIA's new Maxwell architecture with the GM107 is worth checking out.

1 March 2014 - Maxwell - 9 Comments
Open-Source Patches For NVIDIA's Tegra With Libdrm

Now that the Tegra DRM/KMS driver is beginning to stabilize, patches were published today by Thierry Reding -- who is now employed by NVIDIA -- to implement libdrm support for the Tegra open-source Linux graphics driver.

19 February 2014 - NVIDIA Tegra - 1 Comment
NVIDIA Quietly Launches The GTX TITAN Black

Hopefully you have just read our launch-day review of the very exciting GeForce GTX 750 Ti "Maxwell" that is an excellent mid-range performer for Linux users with phenomenal power efficiency. For developers needing not a mid-range graphics card but an ultimate performer, NVIDIA is also quietly shipping today the GeForce GTX Titan Black.

18 February 2014 - GTX Titan Black - 2 Comments
NVIDIA Provides Open-Source Tegra K1 Support In Nouveau

For those questioning whether NVIDIA's open-source graphics merits of the past few months have been real, this weekend NVIDIA released the initial open-source hardware enablement code to support their forthcoming Tegra K1 SoC graphics within Nouveau!

1 February 2014 - NVIDIA - 36 Comments
NVIDIA Updates Its Old GeForce 6 Series Driver

While NVIDIA may not be doing much to help out Nouveau at the moment, they at least are supporting their Linux customers well in continuing to maintain their legacy binary Linux graphics drivers. The 304.1190 Linux driver was released today to fix a problem from NVIDIA's Nalu days.

23 January 2014 - NVIDIA Legacy - 19 Comments
NVIDIA Announces Super-Fast Tegra K1 ARM SoC

NVIDIA has kicked off CES week by announcing their latest Tegra ARM SoC, the Tegra K1. The NVIDIA Tegra K1 is a killer SoC with custom 64-bit design and a Kepler-derived graphics processor with 192 GPU cores.

6 January 2014 - NVIDIA Tegra K1 - 15 Comments
NVIDIA Legacy Driver Updated For X.Org Server 1.15

Making some AMD Catalyst Legacy users jealous is that NVIDIA's still maintaining their old legacy Linux binary driver branches. NVIDIA this morning has updated their legacy Linux driver for supporting the new X.Org Server.

6 December 2013 - NVIDIA Legacy - 14 Comments
NVIDIA Is "Taking Linux Gaming Serious"

While NVIDIA historically looked at Linux as a market for pushing more Quadro workstation GPU sales, with Valve's SteamOS Linux / Steam Machines and activities from other game studios, NVIDIA is now taking Linux gaming seriously.

25 November 2013 - NVIDIA Linux - Add A Comment
NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series On Linux Run Excellent

For the past week now I have been running Linux benchmarks on a lot of new NVIDIA GPUs, including the GeForce GTX 760, GTX 770, GTX 780 Ti, and GTX TITAN. These graphics cards with their Linux reviews coming out soon have been running top-notch with the binary Linux driver and running a heck of a lot faster than the slow-performing Radeon R9 290 with the current Catalyst Linux driver.

20 November 2013 - GeForce 700 Linux Benchmarks - 16 Comments
NVIDIA Rolls Out The K40 12GB GDDR5 GPU

It's Supercomputing SC13 week and as such NVIDIA announced today the Tesla K40 as their latest ultra high-end GPU for HPC purposes. The Tesla K40 GPU accelerator is to compete with the FirePro S10000 that was announced by AMD last week. Both these GPUs designed for super-computing applications have 12GB of memory.

18 November 2013 - NVIDIA Tesla K40 - 7 Comments

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