Maxwell is NVIDIA's 2014 graphics architecture succeeding Kepler. Maxwell has been supported by the binary NVIDIA Linux driver from day-one while the Nouveau open-source support is ongoing.

Maxwell Articles & Reviews

NVIDIA 24-Way GPU Comparison With Many OpenCL, CUDA Workloads   Display Drivers   2020-09-11
Blender 2.81 Benchmarks On 19 NVIDIA Graphics Cards - RTX OptiX Rendering Performance Is Incredible   Software   2019-11-26
The Thermal Performance Of NVIDIA's Jetson Nano $99 Developer Board   Computers   2019-03-30
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760/960/1060 / RTX 2060 Linux Gaming & Compute Performance   Graphics Cards   2019-01-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Linux Performance From Gaming To TensorFlow & Compute   Graphics Cards   2019-01-08
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti To GTX 980 Ti TensorFlow Benchmarks With ResNet-50, AlexNet, GoogLeNet, Inception, VGG-16   Graphics Cards   2018-10-08
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Shows Very Strong Compute Performance Potential   Graphics Cards   2018-09-21
16-Way GPU Comparison With NVIDIA GPUs Going Back To Kepler   Linux Gaming   2018-01-15
Nouveau Linux 4.14 + Mesa 17.4-dev vs. NVIDIA   Display Drivers   2017-11-05
21-Way NVIDIA Fermi/Kepler/Maxwell/Pascal OpenCL GPU Comparison   Graphics Cards   2017-05-31
Nouveau Re-Clocked With DRM-Next Linux 4.12 + Mesa 17.2-dev vs. NVIDIA 381 Driver   Display Drivers   2017-04-27
NVIDIA 381 Linux Beta vs. Linux 4.11 / Mesa 17.1 Radeon Comparison   Display Drivers   2017-04-18
14-Way NVIDIA Kepler/Maxwell/Pascal OpenGL vs. Vulkan With Mad Max On Linux   Graphics Cards   2017-03-31
Nouveau Maxwell: Mesa 17.0 + Linux 4.10 vs. NVIDIA's Linux Driver   Display Drivers   2017-01-22
A Look At The Huge Performance Boosts With Nouveau Mesa 17.0-devel On Maxwell   Display Drivers   2017-01-15
31-Way NVIDIA GeForce / AMD Radeon Linux OpenGL Comparison - End-Of-Year 2016   Graphics Cards   2016-12-22
Fresh OpenCL + CUDA 8.0 Benchmarks On Kepler/Maxwell/Pascal With NVIDIA 375.10 On Ubuntu Linux   Display Drivers   2016-11-07
Nouveau Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev vs. NVIDIA OpenGL Performance   Display Drivers   2016-10-14
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 vs. 760 vs. 960 vs. 1060 Linux Performance   Graphics Cards   2016-07-20
Blender Cycles Render Engine Benchmarks With NVIDIA CUDA On Linux   Software   2016-07-11
Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From NVIDIA's GeForce 9800GTX To GTX 1080   Graphics Cards   2016-06-05
13-Way NVIDIA OpenCL Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From Fermi To Maxwell   Graphics Cards   2016-05-13
With Pascal Ahead, A 16-Way Recap From NVIDIA's 9800 GTX To Maxwell   Graphics Cards   2016-05-11
Fresh Mesa 11.3-devel RadeonSI Tests On Ubuntu 16.04 vs. NVIDIA's 364.19 Driver   Display Drivers   2016-04-28
Nouveau Kepler On Linux 4.6 vs. NVIDIA's 364 Proprietary Driver   Display Drivers   2016-04-04
Nouveau Kepler vs. Maxwell Performance On Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3-dev   Display Drivers   2016-03-30
The NVIDIA GTX 900 Series Performance On The Open-Source Nouveau Driver   Display Drivers   2016-03-28
NVIDIA GeForce vs. Radeon/AMDGPU OpenGL Performance On Ubuntu 16.04   Display Drivers   2016-03-18
NVIDIA GeForce GT 710: Trying The Newest Sub-$50 GPU On Linux   Graphics Cards   2016-02-06
1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series   Graphics Cards   2016-01-23
The NVIDIA GPUs Delivering The Best Performance Per Watt & Per Dollar For Linux Gamers   Graphics Cards   2015-08-24
NVIDIA's Latest Maxwell Line-Up Against AMD With Catalyst On Linux   Graphics Cards   2015-01-28
Linux Benchmarks Of NVIDIA's Early 2015 GeForce Line-Up   Display Drivers   2015-01-23
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960: A Great $200 GPU For Linux Gamers   Graphics Cards   2015-01-22
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/980: Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux Performance   Display Drivers   2015-01-08
NVIDIA's Linux Driver Can Deliver Better OpenGL Performance Than Windows 8.1   Operating Systems   2014-10-31
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance   Graphics Cards   2014-10-21
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Dominates With OpenCL On Linux   Graphics Cards   2014-10-04
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980: The Best GPU For Linux Gamers   Graphics Cards   2014-09-30
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740: I'd Rather Have Maxwell   Graphics Cards   2014-06-07
NVIDIA GeForce 337 Beta Driver Linux Overclocking Trials   Display Drivers   2014-04-11
NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series: Stick To The Binary Linux Drivers   Display Drivers   2014-03-21
eVGA GeForce GTX 750 "Maxwell" On Ubuntu Linux   Graphics Cards   2014-02-28
NVIDIA GeForce Power Efficiency: From The 6600GT To The GTX 750 Ti   Graphics Cards   2014-02-24
The NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti Maxwell Continues Running Great On Linux   Graphics Cards   2014-02-21
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti "Maxwell"   Graphics Cards   2014-02-18

Maxwell Linux & Open-Source News

Mesa 23.3-rc5 Released With The Latest Open-Source GPU Driver Fixes   Mesa   2023-11-25
NVK Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver Progresses On Running Some Games   Nouveau   2023-06-26
NVK Open-Source Vulkan Driver Development Progressing On Nearly Decade Old GTX 980M   Nouveau   2023-05-08
Mesa Adds Initial Support For Open-Source OpenGL On NVIDIA RTX 30 "Ampere"   Nouveau   2022-11-10
Big Nouveau Driver Update For Linux 6.2 To Improve Open-Source NVIDIA Support   Nouveau   2022-11-08
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Sees Uptick In Activity This Week   Mesa   2022-08-21
NVIDIA Publishes 73k Lines Worth Of 3D Header Files For Fermi Through Ampere GPUs   NVIDIA   2022-08-09
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Refactors Some Display Code For Linux 5.20   Nouveau   2022-07-27
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.20   Nouveau   2022-07-13
Nouveau Begins Shifting Around Code For Use By New Driver - Vulkan And/Or New Driver   Nouveau   2022-05-31
Nouveau Gallium3D Begins Landing RTX 30 "Ampere" GPU Driver Code   Nouveau   2022-05-31
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Ampere Firmware To Finally Allow Accelerated Open-Source Support   NVIDIA   2022-04-11
NVIDIA GeForce FX / 6 / 7 Series GPUs Get Notable Open-Source Driver Improvement In 2022   NVIDIA   2022-02-16
Nouveau Lights Up The NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU Open-Source Support   Nouveau   2021-11-18
RISC-V With Linux 5.16 Enabling Open-Source NVIDIA Driver As Part Of Default Kernel   RISC-V   2021-11-13
NVIDIA Contributing Tegra NVDEC Support To Linux 5.16   NVIDIA   2021-10-10
NVIDIA Confirms Plans To Drop "Kepler" GPU Driver Support   NVIDIA   2021-06-11
NVIDIA 470 Series To Be The Last Supporting GTX 600/700 Series Kepler   NVIDIA   2021-05-21
NVIDIA Now Allows GeForce GPU Pass-Through For Windows VMs On Linux   NVIDIA   2021-03-30
Nouveau With Linux 5.12 Has ~5k L.O.C. Change In Preparing For Ampere   Nouveau   2021-02-12
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Sent In For Linux 5.12   Nouveau   2021-01-29
Open-Source "Nouveau" Driver Now Supports NVIDIA Ampere - But Without 3D Acceleration   Nouveau   2021-01-14
Another NVIDIA Engineer Just Made His First Contribution To Mesa   NVIDIA   2021-01-08
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 5.11 Have Lots Of Intel + AMD Presents   Linux Kernel   2020-12-13
Linux 5.9 Regression, NVIDIA RTX 30, GNOME 40 & Microsoft Made For A Fun September   Phoronix   2020-10-01
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Linux Driver/Support Expectations   NVIDIA   2020-09-15
18-Way NVIDIA GPU Performance With Blender 2.90 Using OptiX + CUDA   NVIDIA   2020-09-06
Blender 2.90 Released With Intel Embree Usage, Broader NVIDIA OptiX Support   Free Software   2020-08-31
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" CRC Support Ready For Linux 5.9   Nouveau   2020-07-22
Open-Source 3D/Compute Finally Materializing For NVIDIA Volta / Turing GPUs   Nouveau   2020-06-09
Blender 2.83 Released With OpenVDB Support, Initial OpenXR Integration   Free Software   2020-06-03
Seven Changes We've Been Waiting On That You Will Not Find In Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-04-16
Shared Virtual Memory Lands In Mesa Gallium3D's "Clover" OpenCL Implementation   Mesa   2020-04-15
ASUS Releases Graphics Card That Could Actually Be Great For Open-Source NVIDIA Fans   Nouveau   2020-04-13
NVIDIA Posts Firmware Needed For Open-Source GeForce 16 Series Acceleration   Nouveau   2020-02-19
Nouveau Still Pushing Forward In 2020 Thanks To Red Hat But Community Developers Leaving   Nouveau   2020-02-01
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus Torvald's Criticism + Overclocking   NVIDIA   2019-12-19
The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Will End Out 2019 In Poor Shape Still For Newer GPUs   Nouveau   2019-11-24
CUDA 10.2 Released With VMM APIs, libcu++ As Parallel Standard C++ Library For GPUs   NVIDIA   2019-11-20
NVIDIA Starts Publishing GPU Hardware Documentation To Help Open-Source Drivers   NVIDIA   2019-08-07
The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3   Nouveau   2019-07-19
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes Intrigued Open-Source Fans In H1-2019   Phoronix   2019-07-09
Nouveau Driver Picking Up NVIDIA TU116 GPU Support For Linux 5.3   Nouveau   2019-06-19
NVIDIA Firmware Blobs Get Updated To Help Some Pascal GPUs With Nouveau   Nouveau   2019-06-07
AMD Is Aiming For Radeon RX 5700 "Navi" Support In Linux 5.3 + Mesa 19.2   Radeon   2019-05-31
Nouveau Gets Initial Support For NVIDIA TU117 (GeForce GTX 1650)   Nouveau   2019-05-10
The Huge Linux 5.2 Kernel Merge Window Kicks Off   Linux Kernel   2019-05-06
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.2   Nouveau   2019-05-01
NVIDIA Releases The GeForce GTX 1650 At $149 USD, Linux Benchmarks Incoming   NVIDIA   2019-04-23
Radeon VII & Linux 5.0 Excited Open-Source Enthusiasts In Q1   Free Software   2019-03-30
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Launch Today - Supported By The NVIDIA Linux Driver, No Nouveau Yet   NVIDIA   2019-02-22
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-22
Nouveau Changes Sent In To DRM-Next For Linux 5.1 - Biggest Update In Several Releases   Nouveau   2019-02-18
Nouveau Driver Picks Up SVM Support Via HMM   Nouveau   2019-02-15
Linux-Firmware Adds Signed NVIDIA Firmware Binaries For Turing's Type-C Controller   NVIDIA   2019-02-13
Linux 5.0, RTX 2060, ZoL & Other Topics Dominating Discussions For January   Phoronix   2019-02-01
Nouveau Open-Source Driver Will Now Work With NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti On Linux 5.0   Nouveau   2019-01-18
LCZero Chess Engine Performance With OpenCL vs. CUDA + cuDNN vs. FP16 With Tensor Cores   NVIDIA   2019-01-14
That's A Wrap For 2018 With 3,693 News Articles, 314 Linux Hardware Reviews/Benchmarks   Phoronix   2018-12-31
Open-Source / Linux Letdowns For 2018   Free Software   2018-12-31
NVIDIA's 2018 Linux Highlights Included Some Open-Source Milestones, But Not Many   NVIDIA   2018-12-30
Linux CoC, Debian, Speck & Kernel Happenings Rounded Out Q4-2018   Free Software   2018-12-28
Nouveau Picks Up NV_shader_atomic_float For Fermi/Kepler GPUs   Nouveau   2018-12-27
Nouveau Lands Initial Open-Source NVIDIA Turing Support - But No GPU Acceleration   Nouveau   2018-12-11
It Looks Like We Won't See An Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver This Year (Nouveau)   Nouveau   2018-12-06
NVIDIA Unveils $2,499 USD TITAN RTX   NVIDIA   2018-12-03
NVIDIA Open-Sources New I2C USB Type-C Turing GPU Driver In Linux 4.20   NVIDIA   2018-11-10
NVIDIA RTX, AMD On Linux & Distro Performance Dominated Linux Discussions In October   Phoronix   2018-11-01
FFmpeg Re-Enables HEVC Decode For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   2018-10-31
Red Hat & NVIDIA To Collaborate On Some Open-Source Efforts   Red Hat   2018-10-23
Nouveau DRM Tree Sees Updates Ahead Of Linux 4.20   Nouveau   2018-10-05
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Volta Firmware Images For Enabling Open-Source Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-10-01
Speck, Steam Play, RTX 2080 & Linux Kernel Activity Dominated The Scene In September   Phoronix   2018-10-01
Gallium Clover With SPIR-V & NIR Opening Up New Compute Options Inside Mesa   Mesa   2018-10-01
Q3 Was Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts With Threadripper, Mesa, Steam Play & Kernel Drama   Phoronix   2018-09-28
Nouveau Developers Begin Reverse-Engineering NVIDIA Turing Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-09-20
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks Coming Today, NVIDIA Driver Bringing Vulkan RTX   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
NVIDIA Firmware Blobs Get Switched Up For Helping Pascal-Powered Laptops With Nouveau   Nouveau   2018-09-06
Nouveau Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Begins Tackling HDMI 2.0 Support   Nouveau   2018-09-04
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Series Expectations On Linux   NVIDIA   2018-09-03
Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan Driver Improvements   Mesa   2018-08-21
Mesa 18.2 Is On The Final Days Of Development With Many New Features Coming   Mesa   2018-07-26
Nouveau Changes Queue Ahead Of Linux 4.19   Nouveau   2018-07-19
Recent Nouveau Improvements Thanks To A New Contributor   Nouveau   2018-07-08
Maxwell & Newer Now Support Multi-Sampled Images For Nouveau NVC0   Nouveau   2018-07-05
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-06-17
Nouveau NV50 Gets Patches To Help Dolphin Emulator By As Much As ~50%   Nouveau   2018-06-13
Open-Source NVIDIA Volta GV100 Support Queued For Linux 4.18   Nouveau   2018-05-18
Initial Open-Source Volta Support Lands In Nouveau For Linux 4.18   Nouveau   2018-05-08
The New Features Coming In Mesa 18.1: Intel Cache By Default, Many Vulkan Strides   Mesa   2018-05-04
Red Hat Developers Continue Working On OpenCL/Compute For Nouveau   Nouveau   2018-04-28
NVIDIA Publishes Reference Documentation For Volta's Display Hardware   NVIDIA   2018-04-12
NVIDIA Vulkan Ray-Tracing Extensions Coming Soon, OptiX API Unveiled   NVIDIA   2018-04-02
Nouveau Is On The Verge Of Having Basic Compute Support   Nouveau   2018-03-24
Mesa Gets Plumbed For Conservative Rasterization Support   Mesa   2018-03-22
Nouveau Gets ARB_bindless_texture Support For Maxwell & Newer   Nouveau   2018-02-18
Nouveau Hopes For Basic Vulkan Driver This Year, NVIDIA To Release Some New Docs Soon   Nouveau   2018-02-03
The NVIDIA 390 Driver Is Playing Nicely With Linux 4.15 Kernel   NVIDIA   2018-01-10
Nouveau NVC0 Gallium3D Lands OpenGL Bindless Texture Support   Nouveau   2018-01-07
Nouveau Persevered In 2017 For Open-Source NVIDIA But 2018 Could Be Much Better   Nouveau   2017-12-31
Nouveau DRM Changes Being Worked On For Linux 4.16   Nouveau   2017-12-26
Nouveau Developer Working On NIR For SPIR-V Compute, Step Towards Vulkan In The Future   Nouveau   2017-12-21
NVIDIA Sends Out Signed Firmware Images For GP108 Pascal GPUs   NVIDIA   2017-12-21
GeForce GTX 900 Series Re-Clocking Patches Updated By Karol Herbst   Nouveau   2017-11-17
Nouveau DRM Changes Queued For Linux 4.15   Nouveau   2017-11-03
Feral Releases F1 2017 For Linux, More Details On The Vulkan Driver Requirements   Linux Gaming   2017-11-02
NVIDIA 387.22 Linux Driver Released With GTX 1070 Ti Support   NVIDIA   2017-10-30
Nouveau Developers Remain Blocked By NVIDIA From Advancing Open-Source Driver   Nouveau   2017-09-23
Experimental Nouveau Reclocking Patches Updated, Including For Maxwell GPUs   Nouveau   2017-09-16
Linux 4.14 Will Indeed Be A Long-Term Support Release   Linux Kernel   2017-09-06
NVIDIA Rolls Out Jetson TX1 Developer Board SE At $199 USD   NVIDIA   2017-08-26
Nouveau's Meager Changes Queued Up In DRM-Next For Linux 4.14   Nouveau   2017-08-22
Nouveau Still Working To Support The GP108 / NVIDIA GT 1030   Nouveau   2017-08-04
Nouveau Gets Thermal Throttling, One Step Closer For GTX 900 Re-Clocking   Nouveau   2017-07-21
I Had A Tough Time Deciding What GPU To Use On My Main Fedora Linux Workstation   Fedora   2017-07-16
Changes That You Won't Find In Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   2017-07-14
The Big DRM Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   2017-07-09
NVIDIA OpenGL vs. Vulkan CPU Core Scaling For Linux Gaming   NVIDIA   2017-07-08
Nouveau Thermal Monitoring Support For GeForce GTX 900 Series   Nouveau   2017-07-04
What Excites Me The Most About The Linux 4.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-06-30
GStreamer Adds NVDEC NVIDIA GPU Decoding Support   GNOME   2017-06-27
GeForce GT 1030 Will Work With NVIDIA 381 Linux Driver, Good Luck With Nouveau   Hardware   2017-05-19
The Features You Won't Find In The Linux 4.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-05-15
The Huge DRM Driver Update Submitted For Linux 4.12: Vega, Atomic & Co   Linux Kernel   2017-05-03
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests Dominated April   Phoronix   2017-04-30
Nouveau 1.0.15 X.Org Driver Released With Pascal Support   Nouveau   2017-04-22
Linux 4.12 Should Be Another Exciting, Featureful Cycle   Linux Kernel   2017-04-21
DRM Changes To Look Forward To With Linux 4.12: Vega, Atomic Intel, Accelerated Pascal   Linux Kernel   2017-04-12
NVIDIA Fermi On Nouveau Makes Baby Steps Towards Memory Re-Clocking   Nouveau   2017-04-11
GP10B & GP107 NVIDIA Support Land For Nouveau Linux 4.12   Nouveau   2017-04-08
NVIDIA's "Open-Source Guy" Has Left The Company   NVIDIA   2017-04-07
DRM Maintainers Are Running Out Of Time To Ship New Features For Linux 4.12   Linux Kernel   2017-04-03
Pascal Is Now Supported By The Nouveau X.Org Driver   Nouveau   2017-03-30
Nouveau's GTX 1000 Acceleration Support Queued In DRM-Next   Nouveau   2017-03-08
Nouveau 1.0.14 Released With GM10x/GM20x Accelerated Support   Nouveau   2017-03-07
NVIDIA Signed Firmware Published For Pascal GP102/GP104/GP106/GP107   Nouveau   2017-03-02
Initial Open-Source Accelerated Support Comes To Nouveau For GTX 1050/1060/1070/1080   Nouveau   2017-03-01
Trying Nouveau With HITMAN On Linux Doesn't Get Too Far   Nouveau   2017-02-24
Ten Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-02-18
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   2017-02-13
Nouveau: Mesa 13.0 vs. 17.0 vs. 17.1-devel OpenGL Benchmarks   Nouveau   2017-02-11
INT64 Support Comes To Nouveau's Gallium3D Driver   Nouveau   2017-02-06
Debian Linux Is Now Available For NVIDIA's Jetson TX1   Debian   2017-01-26
Mesa 17.0-RC2 Released, Final Coming Next Month   Mesa   2017-01-25
300+ OpenCL ArrayFire Benchmarks On 13 NVIDIA GPUs   NVIDIA   2017-01-23
Mesa 17.0-RC1 Released   Mesa   2017-01-19
A Look At The Long TODO List Of Nouveau: Reclocking, More OpenGL, Video Accel   Nouveau   2017-01-16
Fresh Tests Of Intel Beignet OpenCL   Intel   2017-01-15
NVIDIA Quietly Updates Vulkan Driver Beta, New Vulkan Extensions   NVIDIA   2017-01-14
OpenGL 4.3 Lands For Maxwell With Nouveau Gallium3D, Plus 1.5~3.5x Performance Boost   Mesa   2017-01-12