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GeForce 8 Articles & Reviews

21-Way NVIDIA Fermi/Kepler/Maxwell/Pascal OpenCL GPU...   Graphics Cards   31 May 2017
28-Way NVIDIA GeForce GPU Comparison On Ubuntu: From...   Graphics Cards   29 May 2017
1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To...   Graphics Cards   23 Jan 2016
OpenGL Performance & Performance-Per-Watt For...   Graphics Cards   19 Jan 2016
Another Look At The Latest Nouveau Gallium3D Driver   Display Drivers   21 Jan 2011
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   03 Feb 2009
Nouveau Companion 40   Display Drivers   29 Oct 2008
NVIDIA 173.14.12 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   30 Jul 2008
ECS GeForce 8800GT 256MB   Graphics Cards   28 Jul 2008
ECS GF8200A Black & ASRock K10N78FullHD-hSLI   Motherboards   07 Jul 2008
NVIDIA GeForce 8200 IGP   Graphics Cards   20 Jun 2008
SilverStone Sugo SG02-F   Enclosures   02 Jun 2008
Nouveau Companion 38   Display Drivers   03 Apr 2008
ASUS GeForce 9600GT 512MB   Graphics Cards   21 Mar 2008
Nouveau Companion 37   Display Drivers   20 Mar 2008
NVIDIA Performance: Windows vs. Linux vs. Solaris   Graphics Cards   07 Mar 2008
Nexuiz 2.4 Offers Impressive Graphics   Linux Gaming   01 Mar 2008
NVIDIA 2007 Year In Review   Display Drivers   24 Dec 2007
NVIDIA XRender Performance Improved   Display Drivers   03 Dec 2007
Gigabyte GeForce 8600GTS 256MB   Graphics Cards   27 Nov 2007
NVIDIA 169.04 Driver Improvements   Display Drivers   23 Nov 2007
NVIDIA 169.04 Beta Linux Driver   Display Drivers   16 Nov 2007
Thermaltake DuOrb GPU Cooler   Peripherals   07 Nov 2007
ASUS GeForce 8600GT 256MB   Graphics Cards   29 Oct 2007
Nouveau Companion 28   Display Drivers   12 Oct 2007
Nouveau Companion 27   Display Drivers   26 Sep 2007
NVIDIA SLI: Linux vs. Windows   Graphics Cards   26 Sep 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8 + 100.14.19 Redux   Display Drivers   23 Sep 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.19 + 8800GTS 640MB   Graphics Cards   20 Sep 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.19 Display Driver   Display Drivers   18 Sep 2007
ATI Radeon HD 2400/2600 On Linux   Graphics Cards   07 Sep 2007
Nouveau Companion 26   Display Drivers   22 Aug 2007
Gigabyte GeForce 8600GT 256MB   Graphics Cards   26 Jul 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8: Linux vs. Windows   Graphics Cards   18 Jul 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.09 Display Driver   Display Drivers   08 Jun 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT 256MB   Graphics Cards   28 Apr 2007
NVIDIA 1.0-9755 Display Driver   Display Drivers   07 Mar 2007
NVIDIA 8800GTX / 8800GTS   Graphics Cards   08 Nov 2006

GeForce 8 Linux News

Marek Tackles EXT_gpu_shader4 Support In Gallium3D For...   Mesa   08 Aug 2018
NVIDIA 340.107 Legacy Linux Driver Brings X.Org Server...   NVIDIA   08 Jun 2018
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2018
NVIDIA 340.106 Legacy Driver Released For KPTI...   NVIDIA   16 Jan 2018
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting...   Phoronix   31 May 2017
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years   Phoronix   29 May 2017
Day of Infamy Released For Linux Gamers   Linux Gaming   23 Mar 2017
Serious Sam Fusion 2017 Rolls Into Public Beta   Linux Gaming   20 Mar 2017
Day of Infamy Officially Launching Later This Month,...   Linux Gaming   10 Mar 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Football Manager 2017 Released For Linux   Linux Gaming   04 Nov 2016
Rocket League Finally Released For Linux   Linux Gaming   08 Sep 2016
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews & Articles...   Phoronix   06 Jun 2016
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2016
12 Years After Launch, The GeForce 6 Can Still Run On...   NVIDIA   17 Jan 2016
Nouveau NV50 Gets Basic Compute Support, A Step...   Nouveau   15 Nov 2015
NVIDIA 358.09 Beta Prepares For DRM Mode-Setting...   NVIDIA   12 Oct 2015
Purism Librem Laptops Remain Blobbed Up, Less Than...   Hardware   26 Jul 2015
The Most Popular Linux & Open-Source News Over The...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2015
SteamOS 159 Drops Support For NVIDIA's Pre-Fermi...   Valve   06 May 2015
SuperTuxKart 0.9 Released With Its New OpenGL 3 Engine   Linux Gaming   21 Apr 2015
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2015
NVIDIA 346.35 Linux Driver Supports Maxwell Mobile...   NVIDIA   18 Jan 2015
NVIDIA Adds PhysX GPU Acceleration Support Under Linux   NVIDIA   13 Oct 2014
Nouveau Works On Maxwell Fan Management   Nouveau   17 Aug 2014
NVIDIA 343 Linux Driver Improves EGL Support, Fixes...   NVIDIA   06 Aug 2014
The Most Popular Linux Stories Of The Past 10 Years   Phoronix   05 Jun 2014
Nouveau On Linux 3.16 Will Allow You To Try...   Nouveau   04 Jun 2014
The 60+ GPUs For The Biggest-Ever Linux GPU Comparison   Hardware   31 May 2014
NVIDIA Performance Counters Continue To Be...   Nouveau   18 May 2014
Nouveau Might Add A "NvReclock" Option   Nouveau   16 May 2014
NVIDIA Releases 337 Linux Driver With Overclocking,...   NVIDIA   08 Apr 2014
Nouveau Picks Up Slightly Better OpenGL 4.0 Support   Nouveau   07 Apr 2014
NVIDIA's Releasing An Overclocking Linux Driver...   NVIDIA   06 Apr 2014
NVIDIA Will Support Newly-Dropped GPUs On Linux...   NVIDIA   28 Mar 2014
NVIDIA Dropping Pre-Fermi GPUs From Their Mainline...   NVIDIA   12 Mar 2014
NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver, 304.1210 Supports New...   NVIDIA   11 Mar 2014
Nouveau NV50 Gallium3D Gains A Bit More Of GL 4.0   Nouveau   26 Feb 2014
NVIDIA 331.49 Driver Released For Linux Users   NVIDIA   18 Feb 2014
OpenGL 3.3 Support Lands For RadeonSI Gallium3D   Radeon   29 Jan 2014
Nouveau Gallium3D Now Supports OpenGL 3.2, 3.3   Nouveau   27 Jan 2014
Nouveau Advances For OpenGL 3.2 Support   Nouveau   13 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Updates Its 319 Linux GPU Driver   NVIDIA   10 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Legacy Driver Updated For X.Org Server 1.15   NVIDIA   06 Dec 2013
Nouveau Receives Greater Re-Clocking Support   Nouveau   13 Nov 2013
NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver For Decade-Old GPUs   NVIDIA   07 Nov 2013
Nouveau NV50 VP3/VP4 Engine Support Committed   Mesa   16 Aug 2013
Nouveau Is Back To Needing NVIDIA GPU Dumps   Nouveau   31 Jul 2013
Nouveau VP2 H.264/MPEG2 Decoding Now In Gallium3D   Nouveau   18 Jul 2013
Nouveau Gets H.264/MPEG2 Decoding From VP2   Nouveau   28 Jun 2013
Geometry Shaders Come To NV50 Gallium3D   Nouveau   17 Apr 2013
Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Drivers On Quadro Laptop   Nouveau   15 Mar 2013
Nouveau vs. Radeon 2D Graphics Performance   X.Org   27 Feb 2013
Graphics Card Support For QEMU/KVM Comes Closer   Virtualization   29 Jan 2013
The Most Popular Linux Stories Over Eight Years   Free Software   21 Dec 2012
Linux 3.8 Kernel May Have Better Nouveau Re-Clocking   Nouveau   08 Oct 2012
The Most Popular Linux News Of Eight Years   Hardware   06 Jun 2012
X.Org To Pay For Better Nouveau GPU Reclocking   Nouveau   25 May 2012
NVIDIA 295.49 Fixes Linux Performance Regression   NVIDIA   04 May 2012
NVIDIA Confirms Linux Driver Problems   NVIDIA   17 Apr 2012
A Massive Nouveau Code Push Happened Today   Nouveau   13 Apr 2012
New Linux Gaming Benchmarks Published   Phoronix   10 Apr 2012
State Of NVIDIA's VDPAU, A New Community List   NVIDIA   25 Feb 2012
NVIDIA Releases 295.20 Linux Drivers   NVIDIA   13 Feb 2012
Mesa 8.0 Advances Open-Source Linux Graphics Drivers   Mesa   09 Feb 2012
Nouveau Working On Video Decoding & More   Nouveau   08 Feb 2012
Nouveau Can Do OpenCL Compute For Open-Source NVIDIA   Nouveau   06 Feb 2012
Reclocking Hits For Open-Source NVIDIA Driver   Nouveau   28 Jan 2012
Reverse-Engineered NVIDIA Driver Works On Re-Clocking   Nouveau   24 Jan 2012
It's Official: Mesa 8.0 With OpenGL 3.0   Mesa   09 Jan 2012
The Different Gallium3D Drivers Available   Mesa   30 Jun 2011
Ubuntu 11.04 Doesn't Play With Nouveau Gallium3D   Ubuntu   21 Apr 2011
On Low-End GPUs, Nouveau Speeds Past The NVIDIA Driver   Linux Kernel   19 Mar 2011
Adobe Flash Player 10.3 Linux Beta Released   Proprietary Software   08 Mar 2011
Nouveau Page-Flipping For NV50/Fermi Is Flipped On   Nouveau   11 Feb 2011
Canonical Puts Out A Hardware List, But It Falls Short   Hardware   10 Feb 2011
MythTV Developers Plan Xv, XvMC, OpenGL Changes   Multimedia   02 Dec 2010
The State, Direction Of The PSCNV Nouveau Fork   Nouveau   27 Oct 2010
The Main DRM Pull Request For The Linux 2.6.37 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2010
New Screenshots Of Unigine's OilRush Game   Linux Gaming   15 Oct 2010
More Details On Unigine's OilRush Game   Linux Gaming   04 Sep 2010
Nouveau Makes Its Own NV40 Firmware Replacement   Nouveau   16 Dec 2009
NVIDIA 190.53 Pre-Release Linux Driver   NVIDIA   12 Dec 2009
NVIDIA Pushes Out 195.22 Beta Linux Driver   NVIDIA   24 Nov 2009
Testing Out The Nouveau Driver On Fedora 11   Nouveau   29 Mar 2009
NVIDIA 180.35 Driver Update Brings Changes   NVIDIA   25 Feb 2009
NVIDIA Releases Yet Another Linux Driver   NVIDIA   28 Jan 2009
A Video Decoding Interface For Gallium3D   Mesa   20 Jan 2009
A New Year Brings A New NVClock Beta   NVIDIA   04 Jan 2009
NVClock Needs GeForce 8/9 Help   NVIDIA   07 Dec 2008
The State Of Gallium3D Video Decoding   Mesa   14 Sep 2008
Nouveau NV50 KMS Work Continues   Nouveau   06 Jul 2008
NVIDIA GeForce 8 Kernel Mode-Setting   Nouveau   22 Jun 2008
GeForce 9 Mobile GPUs On Linux   NVIDIA   08 Jun 2008
NVIDIA Releases GeForce 9 Mobile GPUs   NVIDIA   03 Jun 2008
Nouveau Gets 13 Commits For NV50   Nouveau   13 Mar 2008
GeForce 9600GT Gets Open "nv" Support   NVIDIA   07 Mar 2008
XvMC To Support More Video Standards?   X.Org   24 Feb 2008