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NVK Articles & Reviews

Initial Benchmarks Of The "NVK" Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver   Display Drivers   2023-08-11
Dota 2 Vulkan Performance Across MacOS, Windows 10 & Linux   Linux Gaming   2018-06-05
Vulkan Is Now Available On macOS/iOS By MoltenVK Being Open-Sourced, Vulkan SDK for Mac   Operating Systems   2018-02-26

NVK Linux & Open-Source News

NVK Vulkan Driver Adds Implicit Pipeline Caching To Boost DXVK Performance   Nouveau   2024-04-23
MPV 0.38 Media Player Released With New Options & Fixes   Multimedia   2024-04-17
Former Nouveau Lead Developer Joins NVIDIA, Continues Working On Open-Source Driver   Nouveau   2024-04-17
Nouveau/NVK Driver Lands NIL Library Rewrite In Rust For Mesa 24.1   Nouveau   2024-04-09
NVK Driver Adds Vendor ID Workaround For Games Expecting NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver   Mesa   2024-03-22
Mesa 24.0.3 Released With Many Graphics Driver Bug Fixes   Mesa   2024-03-14
NVK Lands Sparse Memory Support - Enabling More Games To Run On This Open-Source Driver   Nouveau   2024-03-09
Wine Code Merged To Overcome A Vulkan Performance Penalty   WINE   2024-03-03
CUDA On ROCm, Ryzen 8000G Series & Rust Activity Made For An Exciting February   Phoronix   2024-03-01
Steam On Linux Should Stop Crashing If No OpenGL Drivers Are Found   Valve   2024-02-29
Mesa NVK Vulkan Driver Now Declared Vulkan 1.3 Conformant, Mesa 24.1 To Build By Default   Nouveau   2024-02-28
NVK Vulkan Driver Lands Shader Object & Graphics Pipeline Library   Nouveau   2024-02-28
Linux 6.8-rc6 Released: This Kernel May Need An Extra Week For Testing   Linux Kernel   2024-02-25
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Lands Improvements For ReBAR   Mesa   2024-02-25
Nouveau Driver Squeezes In Some Last Minute Minor Additions For Linux 6.8   Linux Kernel   2024-02-23
SDL3 Introduces A Vulkan Renderer   Vulkan   2024-02-23
Mesa 24.1 Now Builds Zink By Default, Also Building D3D12 Driver By Default On Windows   Mesa   2024-02-23
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 24 Built Atop Wine 9.0   WINE   2024-02-22
Mesa Looks At Making The Zink Driver Build By Default   Mesa   2024-02-22
Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Moving To NVK + Zink For OpenGL On Newer GPUs   Mesa   2024-02-21
Vulkan 1.3.278 Released With Two New Extensions - One Will Help Wine / Steam Play   Vulkan   2024-02-16
2024 Vulkan Developer Conference Slides Posted   Vulkan   2024-02-09
Mesa 24.0 Released With Faster Radeon RADV Ray-Tracing & Initial PowerVR Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2024-01-31
Mesa's NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Now Exposes Vulkan 1.3 Support   Mesa   2024-01-27
Mesa Vulkan Drivers Reach An Inflection Point: Idea Raised To Be More Like Gallium3D   Mesa   2024-01-19
Mesa 24.0-rc2 Released With This Quarter's Release Looking Good   Mesa   2024-01-17
Mesa 24.0 Feature Development Ends With Many OpenGL & Vulkan Driver Features   Mesa   2024-01-11
Mesa's NVK Vulkan Driver Lands A Pipeline Shader Cache   Nouveau   2024-01-09
NVIDIA's Open-Source Kernel Driver & Maturing Wayland Support Were Great In 2023   NVIDIA   2024-01-02
Mesa 24.0 Receives Further TGSI-To-NIR Conversion Work For AMD RadeonSI   Radeon   2024-01-02
For At Least One Game, Mesa's NVK Driver Can Outperform NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver   Nouveau   2023-12-17
One Line Patch Doubles Mesa NVK Performance For Talos Principle... To 18 FPS   Nouveau   2023-12-11
"Panthor" DRM Driver Coming Together For Newer Arm Mali GPUs   Linux Kernel   2023-12-04
Mesa 23.3 Released With Initial NVK Vulkan Driver, AMD RDNA3 Refresh & Raspberry Pi 5   Mesa   2023-11-29
NVK Driver Nearing Vulkan 1.1 For NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 & Newer   Nouveau   2023-11-28
Mesa 23.3-rc5 Released With The Latest Open-Source GPU Driver Fixes   Mesa   2023-11-25
Open-Source NVIDIA "NVK" Driver Is Now Conformant For Vulkan 1.0   Nouveau   2023-11-20
Mesa 23.3-rc4 Released With More Fixes   Mesa   2023-11-16
Rust-Written NAK Compiler Merged For Nouveau/NVK In Mesa 24.0   Mesa   2023-11-14
Mesa 23.3-rc3 Released As The Stable Version Nears   Mesa   2023-11-09
Linux 6.6 Released With EEVDF, Shadow Stack & Performance Optimizations   Linux Kernel   2023-10-30
Six Great Features With The Upcoming Linux 6.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2023-10-28
Mesa 23.3-rc1 Available For Testing With NVIDIA Vulkan Driver, Raspberry Pi 5 Support   Mesa   2023-10-25
Mesa 24.0 Enters Feature Development For Open-Source OpenGL & Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2023-10-25
The Ongoing Work For Native Wine Wayland Support   WINE   2023-10-25
Intel Vulkan Driver Lands Optimization To Help GravityMark, Other Demanding Software   Intel   2023-10-23
Even Though It's Currently Slow, The Mesa NVIDIA "NVK" Vulkan Driver Has Been Making Good Progress   Mesa   2023-10-19
Intel Releases OSPRay 3.0 With Initial GPU Acceleration   Intel   2023-10-18
Intel Releases OpenVKL 2.0 With Intel GPU Acceleration Via SYCL   Intel   2023-10-02
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver Begins Working On Pipeline Caching   Mesa   2023-09-28
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 23.5 With A Focus On Boosting macOS Gaming   WINE   2023-09-27
XDC 2023 To Provide Update On AMD HDR For The Steam Deck, Rusticl & Wine Wayland   X.Org   2023-09-20
The Maintainer Of The NVIDIA Open-Source "Nouveau" Linux Kernel Driver Resigns   Nouveau   2023-09-18
Vulkan 1.3.264 Released With Microsoft Layered Driver Extension   Vulkan   2023-09-08
Inception & Downfall, Linux 6.6 Development Kicking Off & Other August Highlights   Phoronix   2023-09-01
Linux 6.6 Graphics Drivers: NVK uAPI, New AMD GPUs, More Meteor Lake, CI Support   Linux Kernel   2023-08-31
Many Features Ahead With Linux 6.6: EEVDF Scheduler, New AMD CPU Features, NVK uAPI   Linux Kernel   2023-08-27
CrossOver 23 Enables EA App On Linux, Many Fixes   Linux Gaming   2023-08-16
Linux 6.6 Bringing Initial Support For Intel Lunar Lake's VPU4   Intel   2023-08-14
Nouveau Kernel Driver Changes For Supporting NVK Vulkan Submitted To DRM-Next   Nouveau   2023-08-10
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Merged Into Mesa 23.3   Mesa   2023-08-04
NVK Merge Request Opened For Landing Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver In Mesa   Nouveau   2023-07-26
Mesa Lands Initial Open-Source Support For NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 GPUs   NVIDIA   2023-07-19
Ubuntu's NVIDIA "Enterprise Ready" Driver Package Now Enables Open GPU Kernel Driver   Ubuntu   2023-07-07
Many Intel & AMD Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 6.5: Intel VRR, More MTL, RDNA3 Overclocking   Linux Kernel   2023-06-29
NVK Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver Progresses On Running Some Games   Nouveau   2023-06-26
NVK Vulkan Driver Working Toward YCbCr Support This Summer   Nouveau   2023-06-18
Microsoft Preparing For Their First Vulkan Extension   Microsoft   2023-05-20
NVK Open-Source Vulkan Driver Development Progressing On Nearly Decade Old GTX 980M   Nouveau   2023-05-08
Updated NVIDIA Turing Firmware Published For Open-Source Nouveau Driver   Nouveau   2023-04-04
MoltenVK 1.2.3 Released For Continuing To Enhance Vulkan Atop iOS/macOS   Vulkan   2023-03-23
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Begins Running Game While Using GSP Firmware   Nouveau   2023-03-21
X-Plane Now Shipping Zink To Avoid Vendor OpenGL Drivers   Linux Gaming   2023-02-24
Nouveau Kernel Driver Patches Updated For Supporting Vulkan Features   Nouveau   2023-02-17
MoltenVK v1.2.2 Released For Improving Vulkan API Support On macOS/iOS   Vulkan   2023-01-24
Nouveau Kernel Driver Patches Begin Preparing For "NVK" Open-Source Vulkan Support   Nouveau   2023-01-18
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Begins Running Talos Principle... Slowly   Nouveau   2023-01-11
Blender 3.5 Boasts Working Apple Metal Backend, Vulkan Still In Early Stages   Free Software   2023-01-09
Mesa Open-Source 3D Drivers Experienced Record Growth In 2022   Mesa   2022-12-29
Vulkan 1.3.235 Released With New VK_EXT_descriptor_buffer Extension   Vulkan   2022-11-17
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
NVK Vulkan Driver Starting Work On New Compiler   Nouveau   2022-11-08
More Development Activity Ticking Up Around Vulkan For Blender   Vulkan   2022-11-07
Some AMD RDNA3 Fixes Land In Mesa Git Ahead Of December's Radeon RX 7900 Series Launch   Radeon   2022-11-07
Nouveau Linux DRM Driver Making Progress On NVIDIA GSP Support   Nouveau   2022-10-26
MoltenVK Updated For Vulkan 1.2 Support On Apple macOS/iOS   Vulkan   2022-10-18
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan "NVK" Driver Continues Progressing   NVIDIA   2022-10-04
Open-Source NVIDIA Outlook Brighter Due To GSP Firmware, But Major Challenges Remain   Nouveau   2022-09-13
RADV Prepares To Switch Completely To Dynamic Rendering   Radeon   2022-08-24
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Sees Uptick In Activity This Week   Mesa   2022-08-21
NVIDIA Ampere GA103 Support For Nouveau Being Sent In For Linux 6.0   Nouveau   2022-08-16
NVIDIA Publishes 73k Lines Worth Of 3D Header Files For Fermi Through Ampere GPUs   NVIDIA   2022-08-09
Intel Releases Open-Source OpenPGL To Further Enhance Renderers   Intel   2022-08-08
Intel Releases OSPRay Studio 0.11.1 For Ray-Traced, Interactive Visualizations   Intel   2022-07-26
Mesa's Lima Gallium3D Driver Lands 4x MSAA Support   Mesa   2022-06-28
Intel Releases OSPRay Studio v0.11 Visualization / Ray-Tracing App   Intel   2022-06-27
Panfrost's Initial Arm Mali Valhall Support Sent In To DRM-Next For Linux 5.20   Mesa   2022-06-10
Vulkan 1.3.217 Adds Extension To Interact With Apple Metal Objects   Vulkan   2022-06-09
macOS 13 Adding Ability To Use Rosetta In ARM Linux VMs For Speedy x86_64 Linux Binaries   Apple   2022-06-06
Red Hat Experimenting With "NVK" Nouveau Open-Source Vulkan Driver   Nouveau   2022-06-02
Mesa 22.1 Released With Many Vulkan Improvements, Kopper For Zink, Imagination Driver   Mesa   2022-05-18
Mesa 22.1-rc1 Brings Radeon Vulkan Enhancements, Imagination Driver & Microsoft Dozen   Mesa   2022-04-14
Mesa 22.1 Begins Steps To Release Next Month With Vulkan Improvements, New Driver & More   Mesa   2022-04-14
Mesa 22.1 Open-Source Vulkan Drivers Prepare Support For New Extensions   Mesa   2022-04-06
PanVK Pulls Back From Advertising Vulkan 1.1 For Now   Mesa   2022-03-15
Panfrost's Vulkan Driver Progressing On Compute Shaders   Mesa   2022-03-09
Initial Arm Mali "Valhall" Patches Sent Out For Panfrost Linux Kernel Driver   Arm   2022-02-12
Recapping Intel's Open-Source/Linux Achievements For 2021   Intel   2021-12-30
Mesa 22.0 Zink Lands macOS Build Fix For OpenGL On Vulkan Via MoltenVK On Metal   Mesa   2021-12-29
CodeWeavers Planning For A Busy 2022 With VKD3D D3D12 For CrossOver   WINE   2021-12-22
Mesa Begins Trek Bringing Up Arm Mali "Valhall" Graphics   Mesa   2021-12-06
LWJGL 3.3 Released For This Popular Java Library - OpenCL 3.0 Added, New Bindings   Programming   2021-11-15
Vulkanised Fall 2021 Material Available - Autodesk Has Begun Using MoltenVK   Vulkan   2021-10-23
Intel oneAPI 2021.4 Released With More Optimizations, Continues LLVM Adoption   Intel   2021-10-02
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
Mesa 21.2.1 Released With "Nice Changes For Almost Everyone"   Mesa   2021-08-19
Mesa 21.2 Released With New Intel Crocus Driver, PanVK, Early M1 Code   Mesa   2021-08-04
PanVK Merged Into Mesa 21.2 For Open-Source Vulkan Driver With Arm Mali GPUs   Mesa   2021-06-22
Two Decade Old RTS Game Rolls Out v4.0 Update With Vulkan Renderer   Linux Gaming   2021-04-05
PanVK Started For Open-Source Vulkan On Arm Mali GPUs   Mesa   2021-03-25
GTK 4 Toolkit's New OpenGL Renderer Is Maturing Well   GNOME   2021-02-26
The Vulkan API Is Now Five Years Old And Enjoying Phenomenal Success   Vulkan   2021-02-16
GTK4 Toolkit Seeing More Improvements To Its OpenGL Renderer   GNOME   2021-01-24
Vulkan SDK Now Formally Available For Apple Platforms - Including Apple Silicon Support   Vulkan   2021-01-13
GTK4 To Bring Better & Faster macOS Support   GNOME   2020-12-15
Vulkan Comes To Apple Silicon GPUs / M1 By Means Of MoltenVK 1.1.1   Vulkan   2020-12-10
Zink Seeing macOS Support For OpenGL Over Vulkan Then MoltenVK On Top Of Metal   Vulkan   2020-11-02
MoltenVK 1.1 Update Brings Big Improvements For Vulkan On macOS   Vulkan   2020-09-29
Vulkan Portability Extension 1.0 Now Shipping For Expanding Vulkan's Reach   Vulkan   2020-09-21
Intel To Release OSPray Studio Scene Graph Application Soon As Part Of oneAPI   Intel   2020-08-24
Intel Compute Runtime Preparing For The Upcoming oneAPI Level Zero 1.0   Intel   2020-08-07
MoltenVK Update Brings Vulkan To Apple's tvOS   Vulkan   2020-07-31
Intel Issues A Slew Of Open-Source Software Updates For oneAPI   Intel   2020-04-10
Intel Working On OpenGL 4.x Support For Their OpenSWR Software Rasterizer In Mesa   Intel   2020-03-24
Vulkan 1.2 Comes To macOS / iOS Via Updated MoltenVK   Vulkan   2020-01-23
Think Silicon's GLOVE OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Library Now Works On Wayland, Windows + macOS   Vulkan   2020-01-20
Intel's OSPray 2.0 Ray-Tracing Engine Released   Intel   2020-01-19
MoltenVK Updated For Providing Vulkan 1.1.130 SDK Support On Apple macOS/iOS   Vulkan   2019-12-17
MoltenVK Picks Up Metal 3.0 Capabilities, More Vulkan Features On macOS   Vulkan   2019-10-30
The Matrix Of Software Projects Mapping Khronos APIs From DXVK To Zink & CLVK   Standards   2019-10-04
Intel MKL-DNN 1.1 Released, Now Branded As The Deep Neural Network Library   Intel   2019-10-03
Intel's Inaugural Release Of OpenVKL Ties Into Their Promising oneAPI Rendering Toolkit   Intel   2019-10-01
MoltenVK Continues Improving The Vulkan Experience On macOS/iOS   Vulkan   2019-09-11
MoltenVK Now Supports More Vulkan Extensions, Begins Targeting Metal 3.0   Vulkan   2019-07-30
MoltenVK 1.0.36 Released With Many Fixes & Improvements For Vulkan On MacOS   Vulkan   2019-07-24
DXVK 1.3.1 Brings Logging Improvements, GPU Load Monitoring In The HUD   Vulkan   2019-07-20
MoltenVK 1.0.35 Brings Many Additions & Improvements For Vulkan On macOS   Vulkan   2019-06-14
LWJGL 3.2.2 Updates Against Vulkan 1.1, Other New Packages   Programming   2019-05-11
D9VK Sees Inaugural Release For Running Direct3D 9 Games On Vulkan   Linux Gaming   2019-05-08