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NVIDIA Officially Releases CUDA 6

We've been talking about NVIDIA's work on CUDA 6 since last November but today the sixth generation Compute Unified Device Architecture has finally been officially released.
15 April 2014 - CUDA 6 - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Might Be Working On G-SYNC Linux Support

With this week's NVIDIA 337.12 Beta driver release that was exciting for bringing overclocking support for new GPUs and other features, it also looks like NVIDIA developers are working on G-SYNC Linux support.
11 April 2014 - G-SYNC - 12 Comments

How To Overclock New NVIDIA GPUs On Linux

With this morning's release of the NVIDIA 337.12 Beta Linux driver there is finally GPU overclocking support for the NVIDIA "Fermi" GPUs and newer, a.k.a. the GeForce 400 series and newer. This long-awaited overclocking support, however, isn't setup the same as when overclocking older GeForce GPUs with the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver.
8 April 2014 - Overclocking - 3 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 337 Linux Driver With Overclocking, Better EGL

This past weekend I wrote about NVIDIA planning to release a huge Linux driver update that would finally bring overclocking support under Linux to GeForce 400/500/600/700 series hardware. That milestone has now been realized with the 337.12 Beta driver release and besides overclocking it has a bunch of other features.
8 April 2014 - NVIDIA 337.12 Beta - 37 Comments

NVIDIA's Releasing An Overclocking Linux Driver Tomorrow

At long last NVIDIA is expected to release a new binary Linux driver tomorrow that will support GPU overclocking for the GeForce 400 series hardware and newer (Fermi, Kepler, and Maxwell, inclusive). This first NVIDIA 337 series Linux driver release will also bring other new features.
6 April 2014 - Overclocking - 32 Comments

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Jetson Will Be A Late April Debut

In late March NVIDIA unveiled the Tegra K1 Jetson development board as a very exciting quad-core Cortex-A15 with NVIDIA's fifth companion core while also leveraging a Kepler GPU with 192 CUDA cores, Serial ATA support, USB 3.0 support, and other features. This exciting ARM development board will begin shipping later this month for less than $200 USD.
3 April 2014 - Tegra K1 - 4 Comments

NVIDIA Reiterates That It's Working On Wayland Support

While their proprietary Linux graphics driver right now only supports X11-based environments, NVIDIA has talked in the past about their plans to eventually support Wayland, and they've reaffirmed their intentions this week to supporting Wayland by their closed-source Linux GPU driver.
29 March 2014 - Wayland - 30 Comments

NVIDIA Will Support Newly-Dropped GPUs On Linux Through 2019

Earlier this month we found out NVIDIA would be dropping pre-Fermi support from their mainline graphics driver on Windows and Linux. For Linux users, we have some good news about NVIDIA's Linux support plans.
28 March 2014 - Pre-Fermi - 26 Comments

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 Announces "Pascal" Next-Gen GPU Family

While NVIDIA's recently-announced Maxwell graphics architecture is doing terrific under Linux, Pascal was announced today as their next-generation GPU come 2016.
25 March 2014 - Pascal - 15 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 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Is Wonderfully Powerful, Efficient

During the Game Developer's Conference this week I had some hands-on time with a NVIDIA Tegra K1 device.
21 March 2014 - Linux - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Dropping Pre-Fermi GPUs From Their Mainline Linux Driver

NVIDIA will be removing all support for graphics processors prior to the GeForce 400 "Fermi" series from their mainline Linux graphics driver.
12 March 2014 - Legacy Driver - 26 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver, 304.1210 Supports New Kernels

NVIDIA released the 304.1210 legacy Linux graphics driver this morning.
11 March 2014 - NVIDIA 304 - 11 Comments

NVIDIA Makes Available CUDA 6 Release Candidate

NVIDIA released on Wednesday the release candidate for CUDA 6, the latest major breakthrough in the company's parallel programming environment.
7 March 2014 - CUDA 6 - 4 Comments

VDPAU For NVIDIA's Maxwell GPU On Linux

With this morning's release of the NVIDIA 334.21 Linux graphics driver there is now support for GPUs with VDPAU Feature Set E.
3 March 2014 - VDPAU

NVIDIA Outs New 334 Linux Driver With New Features, Fixes

The NVIDIA 334.21 Linux graphics driver was released this morning and its change-log is quite lengthy.
3 March 2014 - NVIDIA 334.21 - 30 Comments

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 331.49 Driver Released For Linux Users

NVIDIA has released the 331.49 Linux graphics driver today, but it's not what you might think.
18 February 2014 - NVIDIA 331.49 - 1 Comment

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