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NVIDIA Announces The Tegra X1 SoC With Maxwell Graphics

For the better part of the year I've been using a NVIDIA Tegra K1 that sports four Cortex-A15 CPU cores and a Kepler class GPU, which yields incredible ARM performance and is all-around a great SoC. Kicking off CES week though is NVIDIA announcing the Tegra X1, which enters the 64-bit ARM world and is using a Maxwell GPU.
5 January 2015 - Tegra X1 - 17 Comments

VDPAU Updated To v0.9

Before going on holiday break, Aaron Plattner at NVIDIA released version 0.9 of the VDPAU library (libvdpau) and of the VDPAU information utility (vdpauinfo).
19 December 2014 - Version 0.9

VDPAU H.264 Support Extended

The VDPAU API has been extended to accommodate H.264's Hi444PP profile.
12 December 2014 - H.264 Hi444PP - 1 Comment

NVIDIA 346.22 Beta Adds X.Org Server 1.17 Support, Fixes

Just a few days after the NVIDIA 343.36 Linux driver release, NVIDIA has outed the next beta in the NVIDIA 346 Linux driver series.
8 December 2014 - NVIDIA 346.22 - 18 Comments

NVIDIA 343.36 Updates Stable Drivers With Bug Fixes, New Kernel/X.Org Support

While NVIDIA's 346 Linux driver series is in beta with a great deal of improvements and new features, for those sticking to the 343.xx stable series there is out this Friday the 343.36 driver.
5 December 2014 - NVIDIA 343.36 - 9 Comments

NVIDIA Posts Tegra Gallium3D Patch For K1+ Support

NVIDIA has out a wonderful Thanksgiving surprise... New Mesa code for Tegra K1 GPUs and newer!
27 November 2014 - Tegra/Nouveau - 18 Comments

Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg

With the new NVIDIA 346 Linux driver series NVENC support was made available for accelerated video encoding support under Linux.
22 November 2014 - FFmpeg - 32 Comments

GeForce GTX 970/980 Linux Benchmarks With NVIDIA 346.16 Driver

This week NVIDIA introduced the 346 Linux driver beta with a huge amount of changes and new features -- from GPU over-volting to NVENC and VP8 support. Curiosity got the best of me so I've now ran some GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 Linux benchmarks to see if the performance of these new, high-end Maxwell GPUs have changed at all with this latest proprietary driver release.
15 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 Beta - 12 Comments

NVIDIA Adds "Nyan Blaze" To Coreboot

NVIDIA has committed a new "nyan_blaze" motherboard for Coreboot.
15 November 2014 - nyan_blaze - 8 Comments

Over-Volting Your GPU With The New NVIDIA Linux Driver

One of the features introduced with this week's NVIDIA 346 Beta Linux graphics driver was the ability for the end-user to manipulate the graphics core voltage.
15 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA 346.16 Beta Adds VP8 Decoding, NVENC, GTK3 & Much More

NVIDIA just introduced the 346.xx Linux graphics driver series with the introduction of the 346.16 beta driver, and it's a big freaking update! New features for users of the proprietary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver!
13 November 2014 - NVIDIA 346 - 36 Comments

NVIDIA NVPTX Port Added To GCC

The NVPTX back-end has been committed to GCC 5 as part of the process for offloading support to NVIDIA graphics processors from the compiler.
10 November 2014 - NVPTX - 4 Comments

NVIDIA's NVPTX Support For GCC Is Close To Being Merged

The NVPTX back-end code for GCC that's going to allow OpenACC 2.0 offloading support for NVIDIA GPUs with GCC is close to materializing within the mainline code-base.
20 October 2014 - NVPTX - 8 Comments

OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970

For those anxious to see how well the GeForce GTX 970, NVIDIA's new high-end, Maxwell-based graphics card will perform under Linux, here's some preview benchmarks.
18 October 2014 - GTX 970 - 2 Comments

Linux Testing Of The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

After last month's review of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 on Linux, many Phoronix readers expressed interest in seeing tests of the GeForce GTX 970, another powerful Maxwell graphics card but costs much less than the GTX 980. I now have my hands on an EVGA GeForce GTX 970 and am working on Linux performance benchmarks for this graphics card.
17 October 2014 - GeForce GTX 970 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA Adds PhysX GPU Acceleration Support Under Linux

At long last NVIDIA has exposed GPU acceleration support for PhysX under Linux.
13 October 2014 - GPU PhysX - 49 Comments

NVIDIA Is Still Pushing For A New Linux OpenGL ABI

Besides going over their Mir/Wayland support plans, NVIDIA's Andy Ritger also provided the latest update concerning their work to push a new OpenGL ABI on Linux. This new Linux OpenGL ABI has been talked about every year since 2012 but it's still not yet fully materialized.
11 October 2014 - OpenGL ABI - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux

As anticipated, Andy Ritger of NVIDIA presented at XDC2014 in Bordeaux, France the company's plans to support alternative window managers beyond X11 when it comes to their Linux graphics driver. NVIDIA is working on some significant improvements to their closed-source Linux driver to support Mir and Wayland.
10 October 2014 - XDC2014 - 84 Comments

Linux Anti-Aliasing Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

The latest Linux graphics benchmarks I ran from the high-end Maxwell GeForce GTX 980 graphics card were some anti-aliasing tests.
10 October 2014 - GeForce GTX 980 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

Last week having done the GeForce GTX 980 Linux review with a ton of OpenGL benchmarks followed by GTX 980 OpenCL benchmarks and yesterday even running some updated NVIDIA VDPAU Linux benchmarks, next up for this high-end Maxwell graphics processor are some 2D performance benchmarks using NVIDIA's binary blob.
6 October 2014 - NVIDIA Blob 2D

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