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Benchmarks Of NVIDIA's New Linux GPU Driver

For seeing whether NVIDIA's new 319.12 Beta Linux graphics driver that introduces many new features has any impact on the OpenGL performance for many common Linux games, here are some Phoronix test results when comparing the NVIDIA 304.xx, 310.xx, 313.xx, and 319.xx graphics driver series on GeForce GTX 550 Ti...

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Optimus Support Comes to the NVIDIA Linux Driver

NVIDIA has released a beta version of its proprietary driver for Linux systems which supports its Optimus hybrid graphics technology. Version 319.12 of the driver requires the current development version of the Linux kernel...

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Early Mesa 9.2 Benchmarks With Nouveau

While the release of Mesa 9.2/10.0 is still a ways away, for those users of the Nouveau reverse-engineered open-source NVIDIA graphics driver, here are some early benchmarks for reference compared to the stable Mesa 9.0 and 9.1 series...

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First Steps Towards FOSS 3D Driver for NVIDIA's Tegra

Developer Thierry Reding has released patches for the Linux kernel and test programs to enable use of 3D acceleration features on Tegra SoCs (system-on-a-chip)...

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LLVM May Get A TGSI Gallium3D Compiler Back-End

A proposal has been made to develop a new LLVM compiler back-end that would generate TGSI instructions, the intermediate representation used by Mesa's Gallium3D drivers...

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