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  • VMware Working On Emulated Coherent Graphics Memory - Needed For GL 4.4 / Vulkan

    Phoronix: VMware Working On Emulated Coherent Graphics Memory - Needed For GL 4.4 / Vulkan

    For ironing out the OpenGL 4.4+ support within their VMWGFX virtual graphics driver stack and/or for starting out work on bringing up Vulkan support to guest VMs running VMware virtualization products, their longtime graphics driver team is working on emulated coherent graphics memory support...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...rent-Video-RAM

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    I'm curious if the performance penalty will be minor enough for gaming.

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      Vulkan support in guest Windows VM means DXVK support, so... it means DX11 support! It would be huge!

      Today VMware Player/Workstation in theory is supporting DX10, but it is horrible, almost unusable. I tried GTA5 - it is working, but with many graphics glitches and so slow that it is almost unplayable (Linux host with GeForce 1070).

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