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Vulkan 1.0 Articles & Reviews

Vulkan 1.3 Released With Dynamic Rendering In Core, New Roadmap Guidance For Modern GPUs   Display Drivers   2022-01-25
Vulkan 1.2 Arrives With An Eye On Greater Performance, Better Compatibility With Other 3D APIs On Top   Display Drivers   2020-01-15
A Final Look At The OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance For Talos Principle   Linux Gaming   2019-02-26
NVIDIA 396.18 Linux Benchmarks, Testing Their New Vulkan SPIR-V Compiler   Display Drivers   2018-04-11
Vulkan 1.1 Released As The First Major Update To This Graphics/Compute API   Display Drivers   2018-03-07
Vulkan Is Now Available On macOS/iOS By MoltenVK Being Open-Sourced, Vulkan SDK for Mac   Operating Systems   2018-02-26
AMD Open-Source Driver For Vulkan "AMDVLK" Is Now Available   Display Drivers   2017-12-22
Happy Holidays: AMD Finally Pushing Out Open-Source Vulkan Driver   Display Drivers   2017-12-12
RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan Performance vs. OpenGL In May 2017   Display Drivers   2017-05-12
Vulkan 1.0 Released: What You Need To Know About This Cross-Platform, High-Performance Graphics API   Software   2016-02-16

Vulkan 1.0 Linux & Open-Source News

Microsoft's Dzn Mesa Driver Already Hits Vulkan 1.2   Microsoft   2023-01-27
Microsoft's Dzn Mesa Driver Now Exposes Vulkan 1.1   Microsoft   2023-01-25
Microsoft's "Dzn" Mesa Code Achieving 99.75%+ Vulkan 1.0 Conformance   Microsoft   2023-01-20
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver "NVK" Begins Running Talos Principle... Slowly   Nouveau   2023-01-11
Microsoft's Dozen Up To A 98.5% Pass Rate For Vulkan 1.0   Microsoft   2023-01-10
Asahi Linux Enables Early Apple GPU Driver Support - WIP OpenGL 2.1 + GLES 2.0   Apple   2022-12-07
Open-Source NVIDIA Outlook Brighter Due To GSP Firmware, But Major Challenges Remain   Nouveau   2022-09-13
NVIDIA 510.68.02 Released As A Minor Bug Fix Update   NVIDIA   2022-04-26
PanVK Pulls Back From Advertising Vulkan 1.1 For Now   Mesa   2022-03-15
V3DV Raspberry Pi Driver Now Exposes Vulkan 1.1   Mesa   2021-10-21
Raspberry Pi V3DV Driver Still Working On Vulkan 1.1 Conformance, More Performance   Vulkan   2021-09-15
Mesa 21.1's Lavapipe Now Teases Vulkan 1.1 On CPUs   Mesa   2021-04-07
Intel's Vulkan Driver Adds Conservative Rasterization - Helps DXVK/VKD3D For Linux Gaming   Intel   2021-04-01
The Vulkan API Is Now Five Years Old And Enjoying Phenomenal Success   Vulkan   2021-02-16
Raspberry Pi's V3DV Vulkan Driver Has Been Picking Up More Extensions, Wayland WSI   Mesa   2021-02-03
Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D Default, RADV ACO, Faster Performance   Mesa   2021-01-01
Mesa's Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes OpenGL 3.2 Support   Mesa   2020-12-29
Raspberry Pi OpenGL Driver Seeing Faster Blit Support Come Mesa 21.0   Mesa   2020-12-10
Raspberry Pi's V3DV Vulkan Driver Now Supports Wayland   Mesa   2020-11-25
Raspberry Pi V3DV Is Officially Vulkan Conformant, Lavapipe Also Nearing 1.0 Conformance   Vulkan   2020-11-24
LLVMpipe Is Now Officially Conformant With OpenGL 4.5   Mesa   2020-10-30
Raspberry Pi 4 Vulkan Driver "V3DV" Merged Into Mesa 20.3   Mesa   2020-10-13
Warzone 2100 Lands Vulkan Renderer, Adaptive V-Sync For 20+ Year Old Game   Linux Gaming   2020-09-26
Vulkan Portability Extension 1.0 Now Shipping For Expanding Vulkan's Reach   Vulkan   2020-09-21
After Reaching Vulkan 1.0 Conformance, V3DV Raspberry Pi Vulkan To Pursue Mainline Mesa   Vulkan   2020-09-16
V3DV Driver For Raspberry Pi Closing In On Vulkan 1.0   Vulkan   2020-09-07
V3DV Vulkan Driver Now Running vkQuake On The Raspberry Pi   Vulkan   2020-07-23
Raspberry Pi 4's Vulkan Driver Is Now More Usable - Supporting More Features   Mesa   2020-07-03
Raspberry Pi Vulkan Driver Making Progress But Long Road Remains   Vulkan   2020-06-09
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks Of The Past Decade   Phoronix   2019-12-12
ChamferWM Still Appears To Be The Most Capable Vulkan-Powered X11 Tiling Window Manager   Vulkan   2019-12-10
Mesa 19.2 RADV Driver Now Fully Supports EXT_sample_locations For Possible AA Benefits   Mesa   2019-06-07
Vulkan 1.1.100 Released Ahead Of Vulkan's Third Birthday   Vulkan   2019-02-11
Mesa 18.2.7 Released With Several RADV Driver Fixes, Variety Of Other Updates   Mesa   2018-12-13
Mesa 18.3-RC5 Released As The Stable Release Looms   Mesa   2018-11-30
Zink For OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Currently Supports GL 2.1 But Making Progress   Mesa   2018-10-31
Wine 3.19 Brings File I/O Completion Modes, Better Handling For Broken RPC Connections   WINE   2018-10-26
RADV Finally Picking Up Support For Conservative Rasterization   Radeon   2018-09-12
Panfrost Gallium3D Driver Begins Working On The Mali T860 Graphics Processor   Mesa   2018-09-03
AMDVLK Linux Driver Updated For Vulkan 1.1.82, Conservative Rasterization   Radeon   2018-09-01
Google Open-Sources "Filament" PBR Engine Using Vulkan/OpenGL   Google   2018-08-06
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Now Supports Direct Display Mode For VR HMDs   Radeon   2018-07-12
Vulkan 1.1.78 Released With Various Issues Resolved   Vulkan   2018-06-18
Wine Vulkan Preps For v1.1 Support With Licensing Issues Resolved   WINE   2018-06-04
Vulkan Adds An Exception To Address Wine's Code License Incompatibility   Vulkan   2018-05-25
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For Kernel Devs Topped April   Phoronix   2018-05-01
RADV Vulkan Driver Lands Out-of-Order Rasterization Support, Small Performance Boost   Radeon   2018-04-04
VK_GOOGLE_display_timing May Be A Big Help For Vulkan Games   Linux Gaming   2018-03-31
RADV In Mesa 18.1 Git Receiving New Vulkan Extension Work   Radeon   2018-03-29
Intel Publishes 56 Patches For Conformant Vulkan 1.1 Support With ANV Driver   Intel   2018-03-07
Initial "winevulkan" Support Merged Into Mainline Wine   WINE   2018-03-01
Vulkan Turns Two Years Old, What Do You Hope For Next?   Vulkan   2018-02-24
Intel ANV Getting VK_KHR_16bit_storage Support Wrapped Up   Intel   2018-02-23
New Wine-Vulkan Patches Are Under Review   WINE   2018-02-20
Vulkan 1.0.69 Released With Fixes & New AMD Buffer Marker Extension   Vulkan   2018-02-20
AMD May Have Accidentally Outed Vulkan 1.1   Radeon   2018-02-15
LunarG's Vulkan SDK 1.0.68 Released   Vulkan   2018-02-09
RADV Vulkan Driver Now Exposes VK_EXT_external_memory_host   Radeon   2018-02-07
Khronos GDC Developer Day Set For 19 March   Vulkan   2018-01-30
Code Aurora Working On Adreno 6xx Support For Freedreno   Hardware   2018-01-23
Vulkan 1.0.68 Published   Vulkan   2018-01-15
RADV Vulkan Driver Now Supports VK_EXT_discard_rectangles   Radeon   2018-01-10
SPIR-V Support For Upstream LLVM Is Back To Being Discussed   LLVM   2018-01-09
NVIDIA Rolls Out New Vulkan Beta Driver With Conservative Rasterization Support   NVIDIA   2018-01-08
Vulkan 1.0.67 Released With Conservative Rasterization Extension   Vulkan   2018-01-06
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated December   Phoronix   2018-01-01
RADV Gets A Big Performance Boost Thanks To DCC   Radeon   2017-12-29
RADV Is Now Effectively Conformant For Vega GPUs With Vulkan 1.0   Vulkan   2017-12-29
The Vulkan Moments Of 2017: More Games, Better Drivers & Continued Open-Source Adoption   Vulkan   2017-12-27
The RADV Vulkan Driver Is Shy Of 40,000 Lines Of Code   Radeon   2017-12-19
Mir Had A Wild Year From Nearly Being Killed Alongside Unity 8 To Growing With Wayland   Ubuntu   2017-12-17
Qualcomm Mentions "Vulkan2" & What I Would Suspect Of "Vulkan 2.0"   Vulkan   2017-12-12
The Feature Differences Now Between AMD's Two OpenGL & Two Vulkan Linux Drivers   Radeon   2017-12-12
The Many Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver Advancements Of 2017   Radeon   2017-11-30
Vulkan 1.0.66 Introduces Three New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-11-27
Wine-Vulkan Is Making Progress For Windows Vulkan Programs On Linux   WINE   2017-11-22
Vulkan 1.0.65 Rolls Out With Documentation Clarifications & Fixes   Vulkan   2017-10-28
Feral Adding AMD_shader_info To RADV Vulkan Driver   AMD   2017-10-25
Valve Developer Lands VK_EXT_global_priority For RADV Vulkan Driver   Radeon   2017-10-21
Vulkan 1.0.64 Adds In Another AMD-Developed Extension   Vulkan   2017-10-21
Vulkan 1.0.63 Introduces Global Priority Support   Vulkan   2017-10-14
Vulkan 1.0.62 Adds A New AMD Extension   Vulkan   2017-10-07
VK_KHR_maintenance2 Lands For RADV, Other Improvements   Radeon   2017-10-06
RADV Is Now Considered A Vulkan Conformant Driver   Radeon   2017-10-04
Intel's Linux Driver & Mesa Have Hit Amazing Milestones This Year   Intel   2017-09-21
Intel ANV Lands New Vulkan 1.0.61 Extensions, Android Prep Support   Intel   2017-09-18
NVIDIA 381.26.17 Adds Vulkan 1.0.61 Support   NVIDIA   2017-09-15
Vulkan 1.0.61 Introduces Four New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-09-15
Vulkan 1.0.60 Brings A Few New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-09-04
Intel Lands Vulkan External Fences Support   Intel   2017-08-29
16-bit Support Being Worked On For Intel ANV, Gallium3D TGSI   Mesa   2017-08-24
Vulkan 1.0.59 Released With Shader Stencil Export   Vulkan   2017-08-20
NVIDIA Releases Vulkan 381.26.13 Beta Linux Driver   NVIDIA   2017-08-16
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Now Supports External Semaphores   Intel   2017-08-16
RADV Driver Already Latches Onto Vulkan 1.0.58   Vulkan   2017-08-15
Vulkan 1.0.58 Brings One New Extension   Vulkan   2017-08-14
The Vulkan Feature List For Mesa   Mesa   2017-08-03
Vulkan 1.0.57 Released With A Few New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-08-01
Vulkan 1.0.56 Brings One New Extension, Fixes   Vulkan   2017-07-21
RADV Lands New Vulkan Extensions, More On The Way   Radeon   2017-07-20
KHR_variable_pointers & KHR_storage_buffer_storage_class Land In Mesa ANV Git   Intel   2017-07-18
Intel Windows OpenGL Driver Finally Has v4.5, Catching Up To Mesa   Intel   2017-07-18
Vulkan 1.0.55 Released With Various Fixes/Clarifications   Standards   2017-07-17
Vulkan 1.0.54 Lands In Mesa For Intel ANV, Some RADV Extensions   Mesa   2017-07-15
Codeplay & Google Release Tool To Compile OpenCL C To Vulkan   Standards   2017-07-14
Intel's Linux Driver Team Jumps On Vulkan 1.0.54 Changes   Intel   2017-07-13
NVIDIA Releases 381.26.08 Vulkan Beta Driver With New Extensions   NVIDIA   2017-07-13
Intel Plumbs 16-bit Support In Vulkan Driver, Future OpenGL Support   Intel   2017-07-13
Vulkan 1.0.54 Released With Many New Extensions, Some KHX Promoted To Stable   Vulkan   2017-07-13
Vulkan 1.0.53 Released With New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-06-28
NVIDIA Releases Beta Linux Driver With New OpenGL & Vulkan Extensions   NVIDIA   2017-06-28
Vulkan 1.0.51 Released   Vulkan   2017-06-05
My Three Hopes For AMD's Open-Source Stack The Rest Of 2017   Radeon   2017-06-04
RADV Vulkan Driver Is Prepping For Vega/GFX9 Support   Radeon   2017-06-01
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting This Month   Phoronix   2017-05-31
Vulkan 1.0.50 Adds New AMD-Developed Extension   Vulkan   2017-05-20
AMD Developer Posts More Patches For RADV   AMD   2017-05-18
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Hooks In VK_KHR_get_surface_capabilities2 Support   Vulkan   2017-05-16
Vulkan 1.0.49 Introduces Two New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-05-12
Mesa 17.1 Released, Adds RADV Vulkan Conforming Patches   Mesa   2017-05-10
Vulkan Crosses 1,000 Projects On GitHub   Vulkan   2017-04-19
Vulkan 1.0.48 Released   Vulkan   2017-04-16
Intel Vulkan Driver Preps External Memory Extensions For Mesa 17.2   Mesa   2017-04-15
Vulkan 1.0.47 Released   Vulkan   2017-04-08
Vulkan 1.0.42's VK_KHR_push_descriptor Now Supported In RADV   Vulkan   2017-04-07
NVIDIA 381.09 Linux Beta Driver Released: New Kernel Support, Updated Vulkan   NVIDIA   2017-04-06
Vulkan's VK_KHR_incremental_present Now Supported By Mesa's ANV/RADV Drivers   Mesa   2017-04-04
Vulkan 1.0.46 Released, Adds VK_KHR_incremental_present   Vulkan   2017-03-31
RADV & ANV Vulkan Drivers Are One Command Away On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   2017-03-26
Vulkan 1.0.45 Released   Vulkan   2017-03-25
Intel's Vulkan Driver Working On VK_KHX_multiview Support   Intel   2017-03-23
Khronos Clarifies That Vulkan Multi-GPU Isn't Limited To Windows 10   Vulkan   2017-03-21
Vulkan 1.0.44 Released With Many Documentation Fixes   Vulkan   2017-03-19
Future Vulkan Work Items: Advanced Compute, Improved HLSL Interop   Vulkan   2017-03-15
2017 GDC Khronos/Vulkan Videos Now Available   Vulkan   2017-03-15
RADV Now Advertises Vulkan 1.0.42; Shader Cache Thread Queue Lands In Mesa   Mesa   2017-03-14
There's Been A Bit Of Progress On Vulkan Support In Ubuntu's Mir   Vulkan   2017-03-13
Vulkan 1.0.43 Adds Two New Extensions   Vulkan   2017-03-10
ImgTech Announces "Furian" GPU Architecture   Hardware   2017-03-08
A Chat With Khronos President Neil Trevett About Vulkan, OpenXR, SPIR-V In 2017   Standards   2017-03-08
Vulkan Descriptor Update Extensions Wired Up For Intel's ANV Driver   Intel   2017-03-02
NVIDIA 375.27.13 Linux Driver Released To Fix SteamVR   NVIDIA   2017-03-01
RADV SteamVR Source Changes Now Public   AMD   2017-02-27
Intel ANV Driver Gets Patches For VK_KHX_external_memory Extensions   Intel   2017-02-27
Khronos' 3D Portability Initiative Could Be Quite Interesting, Boon For Linux Gaming   Standards   2017-02-27
Khronos Announces OpenXR, WebGL 2.0 Finalized & More   Standards   2017-02-27
Vulkan 1.0.42 Released With A Slew Of New Extensions: Multi-Device, VR, Semaphores   Vulkan   2017-02-27
Vulkan 1.0.41 Specification Released   Vulkan   2017-02-17
Happy First Birthday Vulkan!   Vulkan   2017-02-16
Vulkan 1.0.40 Released With Fixes, SMPTE 2086 HDR Metadata Support   Vulkan   2017-02-11