NVIDIA News Archives
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
The GeForce GTX 980 is NVIDIA's most advanced graphics card to date and is running brilliantly on Linux -- assuming you're okay with binary blobs.
26 September 2014 - GTX 980 Maxwell - 10 Comments
NVIDIA has once again managed same-day Linux support for their newest graphics processors.
19 September 2014 - GTX 970/980 - 4 Comments
This morning NVIDIA lifted the lid on the GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 graphics cards as the new high-end offerings based on their extremely promising Maxwell architecture.
19 September 2014 - GeForce GTX 980 - 14 Comments
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
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
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
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 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 on adding HEVC/H.265 video decoding support to VDPAU.
29 July 2014 - H.265 - 6 Comments
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
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
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 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
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
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 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 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 has released a new proprietary Linux graphics driver within its 331 "long-lived branch" series.
20 May 2014 - NVIDIA 331.79
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
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