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Vulkan ray-tracing Articles & Reviews

GeForce RTX 30 vs. AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Vulkan Ray-Tracing On Linux   Display Drivers   2021-08-13
Initial Radeon vs. GeForce Vulkan Ray-Tracing Performance On Linux   Display Drivers   2021-04-20
Vulkan Ray-Tracing Arrives With New Khronos Extension   Display Drivers   2020-03-17

Vulkan ray-tracing Linux & Open-Source News

Mesa's Radeon Vulkan Driver Has Become Much More Capable At Ray-Tracing, Thanks To Valve   Radeon   2023-10-18
AMD RDNA3 Vulkan Ray-Tracing Performance Is Now Usable With Ubuntu 23.10   Radeon   2023-10-12
AMD Linux Gaming Performance Largely Unchanged With Linux 6.6 Git   Linux Gaming   2023-09-16
Radeon RADV Driver's Emulated Ray-Tracing Achieves 100% Pass Rate   Radeon   2023-07-10
Mesa RADV Driver Re-Enables Ray-Tracing Pipelines For AMD VanGogh APUs / Steam Deck   Radeon   2023-07-08
RADV Ray-Tracing Enabled By Default For Mesa 23.2   Radeon   2023-06-13
25 More Patches Further Improve RADV's Ray-Tracing For Complex Games   Mesa   2023-06-08
Vulkan 1.3.245 Brings New NVIDIA Vendor Extension To Help Optimize Ray-Tracing   Vulkan   2023-03-28
Vulkan 1.3.240 Brings New Extension To Help With DirectX Ray-Tracing Compatibility   Vulkan   2023-01-26
Mesa 23.0 Graphics Drivers Aim For Release Next Week   Mesa   2023-01-25
Mesa RADV Driver Now Working With The Game "Control" Out-Of-The-Box   Mesa   2023-01-18
Mesa 23.0 Feature Development Ends With Many Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2023-01-12
Mesa's Radeon Vulkan Driver Now Advertises Support For Quake II RTX & DOOM Eternal   Radeon   2022-12-31
HasVK Trims Some Fat For This Old Intel Hardware Vulkan Driver   Intel   2022-12-02
Mesa 22.3 Released With RDNA3 Vulkan, Rusticl OpenCL, Better Intel Arc Graphics   Mesa   2022-11-30
Vulkan 1.3.233 Released With Three New NVIDIA Extensions   Vulkan   2022-11-03
RADV PLOC BVH Builder Merged For Faster Radeon Vulkan Ray-Tracing   Mesa   2022-10-31
Radeon RADV Ray-Tracing Performance Further Improved - PLOC BVH Builder   Radeon   2022-10-26
AMDVLK 2022.Q4.1 Brings More Vulkan Performance Tuning   Radeon   2022-10-21
Mesa's RADV Radeon Vulkan Ray-Tracing Performance Continues Improving   Radeon   2022-10-04
Intel Arc Graphics A750 + A770 Are Ready To Run On Open-Source Linux Drivers   Intel   2022-09-30
Intel Open-Source Vulkan Linux Driver Now Exposes Ray-Tracing For Arc Graphics   Intel   2022-09-28
Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver Lands A "Bunch" Of Ray Query Fixes   Intel   2022-09-23
Mesa 22.2 Released With AMD RDNA3 Prep, Intel Arc Graphics, Many Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2022-09-20
RADV Driver Lands Ray-Tracing Optimizations To Boost Quake II RTX By ~10%   Radeon   2022-09-20
AMDVLK 2022.Q3.4 Driver Finally Adds Ray-Tracing Support For RDNA2   Radeon   2022-09-13
RADV Lands Rewritten Acceleration Structures For Ray-Tracing In Mesa 22.3   Radeon   2022-08-07
Intel's Open-Source Vulkan Driver Moves Closer To Working Ray-Tracing Support   Intel   2022-08-06
Mesa 22.2-rc1 Released With AMD RDNA3 & Intel Alchemist Primed, Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2022-08-03
Intel's Open-Source Vulkan Driver For Ray-Tracing Gets "Like A 100x Improvement"   Intel   2022-07-21
AMD GPUOpen Working On A New "gpurt" Open-Source Project   Radeon   2022-06-28
Mesa 22.2 RADV Driver Adds Vulkan Ray-Tracing Maintenance Extension   Mesa   2022-06-08
Radeon Open-Source Vulkan Driver Enables Ray Queries By Default   Radeon   2022-05-24
Vulkan 1.3.213 Released With Minor Ray-Tracing Update, Other New Extensions   Vulkan   2022-05-10
RADV's Vulkan Ray-Tracing LBVH Extended Back To All GCN GPUs   Radeon   2022-05-08
Mesa 22.1-rc3 Released With Backports For Intel Raptor Lake P, Zink/Kopper On Windows   Mesa   2022-04-27
RADV LBVH Ray-Tracing Code Lands In Mesa 22.2   Radeon   2022-04-24
Radeon RADV LBVH Patches Take One Vulkan Ray-Tracing Test From ~13 To ~250 FPS   Radeon   2022-04-05
Mesa 22.1 Radeon Vulkan Driver Lands Ray Primitive Culling   Radeon   2022-04-04
Open-Source Radeon Vulkan Driver Ray-Tracing Gets A Bit Further Along For Doom Eternal   Radeon   2022-03-28
Intel IGC 1.0.10713 Adds Ray-Tracing Support   Intel   2022-03-24
Intel Adds A Tiny OpenCL Compiler To Mesa 22.1 For Their Vulkan Ray-Tracing Code   Intel   2022-03-21
Radeon Vulkan Driver "RADV" Adds KHR_ray_query Support   Radeon   2022-03-13
Radeon Software for Linux 21.50 Driver Prepared For Release   Radeon   2022-02-10
Vulkan Ray-Tracing's VK_KHR_ray_query Lands For Intel's Open-Source Linux Driver   Intel   2022-02-08
Intel Alder Lake & Linux Kernel Advancements Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2022-02-01
NVIDIA Releases Quake II RTX 1.6 With Support For AMD FidelityFX FSR   NVIDIA   2022-01-21
Mesa 22.0 Gets RADV Ray-Tracing Performance Boost By Using Wave32 Mode   Mesa   2022-01-21
AMDVLK 2021.Q4.3 Released To Fix Poor Wayland Performance   Radeon   2021-12-27
Intel Continues Making Preparations For Ray-Tracing With Their Linux Graphics Driver   Intel   2021-12-05
AMDVLK 2021.Q4.1 Released As First Code Drop In Over A Month   Radeon   2021-11-05
Mesa 21.3 RADV Vulkan Driver Lands Ray-Tracing Support For Older AMD Radeon GPUs   Radeon   2021-10-04
Mesa Merge Pending For Vulkan Ray-Tracing On Older AMD GPUs   Mesa   2021-09-22
Mesa 21.3 Lands Initial Radeon Ray-Tracing Support In Open-Source RADV Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2021-09-21
Multiple Games Are Now Working With RADV's Ray-Tracing Code   Mesa   2021-09-17
Intel Talks More About Their Open-Source Vulkan Ray-Tracing Bring-Up   Intel   2021-09-16
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
Experimental Ray-Tracing For Open-Source Radeon Vulkan Driver Nears Upstream Mesa   Radeon   2021-08-30
Intel Lands Initial Code For Mesh Shaders Within Mesa   Intel   2021-08-28
Mesa 21.2 Released With New Intel Crocus Driver, PanVK, Early M1 Code   Mesa   2021-08-04
Steam Client Update Brings Numerous Linux Fixes, More Controller Additions   Valve   2021-07-13
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.1 Vulkan Driver Released   Radeon   2021-07-09
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To PyTorch ROCm   AMD   2021-07-04
Radeon Software for Linux 21.20 Released   Radeon   2021-06-29
Intel Lands More Open-Source Vulkan Driver Changes For Ray-Tracing   Intel   2021-06-22
RADV Open-Source Radeon Vulkan Driver Begins Landing Ray-Tracing Changes   Radeon   2021-06-18
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.5 Released As A Minor Radeon Vulkan Driver Update   Radeon   2021-06-11
Windows vs. Linux, 5.13 Kernel, FreeBSD 13, Other May Excitement   Free Software   2021-06-01
Experimental RADV Code Allows Vulkan Ray-Tracing On Older AMD GPUs   Radeon   2021-05-31
NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Gaming Performance For End Of May 2021 Drivers   Hardware   2021-05-30
Quake II RTX Performance For AMD Radeon 6000 Series vs. NVIDIA On Linux   NVIDIA   2021-05-27
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.2 Driver Re-Released   Radeon   2021-05-13
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New Installer Rallied April   Phoronix   2021-05-01
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.2 Brings Minor Improvements But No Vulkan Ray-Tracing Yet   Radeon   2021-04-28
VKD3D-Proton 2.3 Released With Early DXR Support, Performance Improvements   Valve   2021-04-22
AMD Releases Radeon Software Linux Driver With Vulkan Ray-Tracing Support   Radeon   2021-04-20
Mesa's Radeon "RADV" Vulkan Driver Makes First Steps Towards Ray-Tracing   Radeon   2021-04-16
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.1 Finally Adds Navi 12 Support   Radeon   2021-04-07
The Most Exciting Open-Source Graphics Driver News From Q1'2021   Mesa   2021-03-29
Radeon Software For Linux 20.50 Released With RX 6700 XT Support   Radeon   2021-03-18
NVIDIA 460.67 Linux Driver Brings A Few Fixes, 5.11 Kernel Compatibility   NVIDIA   2021-03-18
RADV Lands Another Navi Optimization In Mesa 21.1 To Help With MSAA Performance   Radeon   2021-03-17
Proton Experimental Updated, VKD3D-Proton Moving Closer With Ray-Tracing   Valve   2021-03-11
helloSystem, System76 Keyboard + Linux 5.11/5.12 Captivated Users In February   Phoronix   2021-03-01
Vulkan Ray-Tracing Along With Other New/Updated Benchmarks For February   Phoronix Test Suite   2021-02-28
AMDVLK 2021.Q1.4 Brings More Performance Tuning   Radeon   2021-02-25
VKD3D-Proton 2.2 Released With Tier 1 Variable Rate Shading, Preps For DXR Ray-Tracing   Vulkan   2021-02-19
There's Finally A Decent Vulkan Ray-Tracing Benchmark   Vulkan   2021-02-09
VKD3D-Proton Begins Working On DirectX 12 Ray-Tracing Atop Vulkan   Vulkan   2021-01-25
NVIDIA 460.32.03 Linux Driver Released With Official Vulkan Ray-Tracing   NVIDIA   2021-01-07
NVIDIA 460.27.04 Linux Beta Driver Has Ray-Tracing, Many Other Changes   NVIDIA   2020-12-15
Vulkan SDK, Tooling, Samples & Developer Guide Updated For Ray-Tracing   Vulkan   2020-12-15
AMD's Zen 3 + RDNA2 Products Dominated November Along With The Apple M1   Phoronix   2020-12-01
Intel Begins Landing Their Open-Source Vulkan Driver Ray-Tracing Support   Vulkan   2020-11-25
NVIDIA Releases Beta Driver With Khronos Vulkan Ray Tracing Support   NVIDIA   2020-11-23
Vulkan 1.2.162 Released With Ray-Tracing Support Promoted   Vulkan   2020-11-23
Intel Lands Vulkan Ray-Tracing Prep Work In Mesa 20.3   Mesa   2020-11-06
Intel Begins Their Open-Source Driver Support For Vulkan Ray-Tracing With Xe HPG   Intel   2020-10-28
Ray-Tracing Support For AMDGPU LLVM Back-End Lands For RDNA 2   Radeon   2020-09-16
NVIDIA Nsight Graphics 2020.3 Supports Profiling KHR Ray-Tracing   NVIDIA   2020-05-24
NVIDIA 440.66.09 Vulkan Driver Beta For Linux Brings More Fixes   NVIDIA   2020-04-18
Vulkan 1.2.135 Released With New + Promoted NVIDIA Extensions In Addition To Ray-Tracing   Vulkan   2020-03-17
NVIDIA Demonstrates Porting Of DirectX Ray-Tracing To Vulkan   NVIDIA   2020-02-22
Unity 2019.3 Beta Released With Renderer Improvements, Linux & Vulkan Fixes   Linux Gaming   2019-08-27
Vulkan Video Decoding Coming In H1'2020, Ray-Tracing Progressing   Standards   2019-08-13
NVIDIA 418.52.05 Linux Driver Brings Vulkan Ray-Tracing To Non-RTX GPUs   NVIDIA   2019-04-20
NVIDIA DXR Ray-Tracing Support For Pascal GPUs Does Include Vulkan Support   NVIDIA   2019-04-11
The-Forge 1.26 Offers Up Vulkan-Powered Ray-Tracing On Windows & Linux   Vulkan   2019-04-04
Unreal Engine 4.22 Preview 1 Released With Real-Time Ray-Tracing   Linux Gaming   2019-02-12
Khronos Gears Up For A Busy GDC 2019 With Vulkan, OpenXR   Standards   2019-01-24
Quake 2 Gets Real-Time Path Tracing Powered By NVIDIA RTX / VK_NV_ray_tracing   Linux Gaming   2019-01-18
NVIDIA's 2018 Linux Highlights Included Some Open-Source Milestones, But Not Many   NVIDIA   2018-12-30
NVIDIA 415.13 Beta Linux Graphics Driver Released With Assorted Improvements   NVIDIA   2018-11-08
Vulkan 1.1.91 Released With NV_ray_tracing, AMD Memory Overallocation Behavior   Vulkan   2018-11-04
NVIDIA 410.66 Linux Driver Released With RTX 2070 Support, Vulkan Ray-Tracing, Etc   NVIDIA   2018-10-16
NVIDIA's Guide For Getting Started With RTX Ray-Tracing In Vulkan   NVIDIA   2018-10-10
vRt Aims To Be A Unified Vulkan Ray-Tracing Library   Vulkan   2018-10-10
NVIDIA 410.57 Linux Beta Released With RTX 2080 Support, OptiX/Vulkan Ray-Tracing   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
Vulkan 1.1.85 Released With Raytracing, Mesh Shaders & Other New NVIDIA Extensions   Vulkan   2018-09-19
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks Coming Today, NVIDIA Driver Bringing Vulkan RTX   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
NVIDIA Vulkan Beta Driver Updated With New Extensions (v396.54.05)   NVIDIA   2018-09-10
Vulkan 1.1.84 Brings KHR Memory Model, ASTC Decode Mode Extensions   Vulkan   2018-09-09
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Series Expectations On Linux   NVIDIA   2018-09-03
NVIDIA RTX / Ray-Tracing Support For Vulkan Coming Soon   NVIDIA   2018-08-22
NVIDIA's Work On Adding Ray-Tracing To Vulkan   Vulkan   2018-05-07
NVIDIA Vulkan Ray-Tracing Extensions Coming Soon, OptiX API Unveiled   NVIDIA   2018-04-02
Various Vulkan Ray-Tracing Efforts, Including A Rust-Written Ray-Tracer   Vulkan   2018-04-01