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NVIDIA Releases 331.89 Long-Lived Linux Driver

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

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

NVIDIA 340.17 Linux Beta Driver Brings Initial G-SYNC Support

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 337.25 Linux Driver Supports New GPUs, X.Org Server 1.16

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 Posts Mesa Patches For GK20A Gallium3D Support

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 Pushes Down The 331.79 Linux Driver With Bug-Fixes

NVIDIA has released a new proprietary Linux graphics driver within its 331 "long-lived branch" series.
20 May 2014 - NVIDIA 331.79

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

NVIDIA 337.19 Beta Linux GPU Driver Released

After NVIDIA's 337 Linux driver series has already been in beta with the major new feature being Fermi/Kepler/Maxwell overclocking support, the latest beta has now been released.
5 May 2014 - NVIDIA 337.19 - 28 Comments

NVIDIA Publishes Revised Open-Source TK1 Graphics Code

NVIDIA has published the third revision of their open-source Nouveau kernel DRM driver patches for supporting the "GK20A" Kepler graphics of their Tegra K1 SoC.
2 May 2014 - Tegra K1 - 7 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 - 16 Comments

Running The NVIDIA Binary Blob On The Tegra K1 ARM SoC

For those lucky enough to already have their Jetson TK1 ARM development boards shipped out by NVIDIA, here's a few tips to get better setup within the default Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Linux environment.
30 April 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 15 Comments

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's Amazing Single-Board ARM Computer Might Be Delayed

Last month NVIDIA announced a really exciting ARM development board based around their Tegra K1 ARM SoC called the Jetson TK1. This high-end ARM board was supposed to begin shipping this week, but it looks like that might be in question.
24 April 2014 - Jetson TK1 - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Will Soon Probably Introduce OpenCL 1.2 Linux Support

It looks like NVIDIA is finally preparing to support OpenCL 1.2 within their NVIDIA Linux graphics driver.
21 April 2014 - OpenCL 1.2 - 20 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

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