NVIDIA 460.27.04 Linux Beta Driver Has Ray-Tracing, Many Other Changes

Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 15 December 2020 at 09:37 AM EST. 13 Comments
Timed with the expanded Vulkan ray-tracing resources available today, NVIDIA has released their first Linux driver beta in the R460 series as the eventual successor to the current 455.xx series.

The NVIDIA 460.27.04 Linux beta driver out this morning has full support for the Khronos-ratified ray-tracing extensions, support for the NVIDIA RTX A6000 series GPUs, support for Reverse PRIME Bypass as a new optimization for multi-GPU systems, other new Vulkan extensions, the OpenGL/Vulkan shader disk cache default size has been increased, initial support for S0ix-based suspend-to-idle, other optimizations, and a number of different fixes.

Downloads and more details on today's NVIDIA 460.27.04 beta driver for Linux via NVIDIA.com. It's quite a hearty update to end out the year and will be around with some fresh NVIDIA Linux benchmarks shortly.
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