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NVIDIA Announces Grace CPU For ARM-Based AI/HPC Processor

NVIDIA announced today in kicking off GTC21 the "Grace" high performance Arm processor for AI and high performance computing workloads. But before getting too excited, this high performance Arm chip isn't expected to be ready until 2023.

12 April 2021 - NVIDIA Grace CPU - 93 Comments
NVIDIA 465.19.01 Linux Beta Driver Released

While looking forward to the NVIDIA 470 series Linux driver for Wayland support improvements, before getting there NVIDIA is first introducing the 465 driver series. Today marks the first publicly available NVIDIA 465 Linux driver beta.

30 March 2021 - NVIDIA 465.19.01 - 11 Comments
NVIDIA's Open-Source DALI Reaches Version 1.0

Announced nearly three years ago by NVIDIA as one of their open-source projects was the DALI library for GPU-accelerated data augmentation and image loading. The DALI library today reached the v1.0.0 milestone.

24 March 2021 - NVIDIA DALI 1.0 - 4 Comments
NVIDIA 470 Series Driver Looks Like It Will Bring OpenCL 3.0 Support

We are already quite eager for NVIDIA's 470 series Linux driver due to Wayland / DMA-BUF improvements coming to this next major feature release for their proprietary driver stack. Making it all the more exciting is it looks like the NVIDIA 470 series driver will have OpenCL 3.0 support.

9 March 2021 - OpenCL 3.0 - 37 Comments
NVIDIA Prepares XWayland OpenGL/Vulkan Acceleration Support

NVIDIA's Wayland support is finally coming together albeit long overdue with DMA-BUF passing support and now patches pending against XWayland for supporting OpenGL and Vulkan hardware acceleration with their proprietary driver.

7 January 2021 - Proprietary Driver + XWayland - 26 Comments
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of 2020

NVIDIA's RTX 30 "Ampere" launch was quite a success for 2020 along with new Jetson products and more. Meanwhile on the Linux front this year NVIDIA's proprietary driver continued providing same-day support, features roughly at parity to Windows, and little bread crumbs of open-source support so far. But there still are indications of more possible open-source actions to come as well as potentially better Wayland support to look forward to in 2021.

30 December 2020 - NVIDIA Linux - 9 Comments
NVIDIA Releases Beta Driver With Khronos Vulkan Ray Tracing Support

While NVIDIA has supported its own vendor-specific Vulkan ray-tracing extension on Windows and Linux since the GeForce RTX GPUs originally debuted, they are moving quick to support the Khronos ray-tracing extensions for Vulkan given the industry adoption and games coming to market likely opting for using the KHR version.

23 November 2020 - Vulkan Ray-Tracing - 9 Comments
NVIDIA Ships Vulkan Driver Beta With Fragment Shading Rate Control

This week's Vulkan 1.2.158 spec release brought the fragment shading rate extension to control the rate at which fragments are shaded on a per-draw, per-primitive, or per-region basis. This can be useful similar to OpenGL and Direct3D support for helping to allow different, less important areas of the screen be shaded less than areas requiring greater detail/focus.

21 October 2020 - NVIDIA 455.26.02 - 6 Comments

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