NVIDIA News Archives
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
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
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 - Add A Comment
NVIDIA's Tegra TK1 Jetson Board Is Now Shipping

NVIDIA's very interesting Jetson TK1 ARM development board is now shipping! This is the interesting ARM development board that's priced sub-$200 and powered by the Tegra K1 that has a Kepler GPU.

29 April 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 9 Comments
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 - 9 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 - 4 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 - 34 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 - 35 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 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

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