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NVIDIA Publicly Releases Its OpenCL Linux Drivers

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  • mirza
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    Someone really smart could do h.264 decoder-on-steroids now.

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  • yogi_berra
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    Originally posted by V!NCENT View Post
    The rate at which nVidia is advancing their closed source driver is slower than the pace of ATI driver development.

    Talk to you again in a year or so when AMD has both a kickass closed source driver with more releases and a fully functional Open Source Gallium3D driver
    And in two years AMD drivers will go on beer runs! Something to look forward to...

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  • V!NCENT
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    Originally posted by RealNC View Post
    NVidia leading again. Anyone seeing a pattern here?
    The rate at which nVidia is advancing their closed source driver is slower than the pace of ATI driver development.

    Talk to you again in a year or so when AMD has both a kickass closed source driver with more releases and a fully functional Open Source Gallium3D driver

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  • RealNC
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    At least this gives people something to use, so at the time AMD releases something that works, there might be a few OpenCL apps out there that we can use.

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  • nanonyme
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    Originally posted by tmpdir View Post
    Are you referencing that straight line I'm seeing?

    (although... ati/amd slooowly looking better and better).
    Good point. If you're already a lot ahead, it's not a definitive sign of improved performance that you stay ahead. Your competitor might just not have had enough time to catch you up yet.

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  • BlackStar
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    Originally posted by mtippett View Post
    Well, remember that AMD released a CPU oriented OpenCL beta a few months ago.
    Which happens to be completely broken on windows (functions are decorated with a "_" prefix, meaning you can't even link against the library). The Linux version thankfully works a little better than that, but still...

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  • mtippett
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    Originally posted by RealNC View Post
    NVidia leading again. Anyone seeing a pattern here?
    Well, remember that AMD released a CPU oriented OpenCL beta a few months ago.

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  • thefirstm
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    Too bad it is an old version. Sometimes the way they release drivers is a nightmare for distro packaging.

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  • Ant P.
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    Interesting EULA.

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  • tmpdir
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    Originally posted by RealNC View Post
    NVidia leading again. Anyone seeing a pattern here?
    Are you referencing that straight line I'm seeing?

    (although... ati/amd slooowly looking better and better).

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