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NVIDIA R382.33 WHQL Graphics Drivers Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:06
NVIDIA has published a new set of Windows certified graphics driver for all GeForce graphics cards. R382.33 brings support and optimizations for Tekken 7 and Star Trek Bridge Crew. R382.33 Desktop...
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Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2 With SPIR-V 1.2

OpenGL - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 14:59

The Khronos™ Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announces the immediate availability of the finalized OpenCL™ 2.2 specification, incorporating industry feedback received from developers during the provisional specification review period. In addition to releasing the specification in final form, Khronos has, for the first time, released the full source of the specifications and conformance tests for OpenCL 2.2 onto GitHub to enable deeper community engagement. The conformance tests for OpenCL versions 1.2, 2.0 and 2.1 have also been released on GitHub with more open-source releases to follow.

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(Test) NVIDIA Quadro P5000 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Geeks3D - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:48
Article index 1 – Overview 2 – Quadro P5000 Gallery 3 – Quadro P5000 GPU Data 4 – Benchmarks: Quadro P5000 vs GeForce GTX 1080 4.1 – Preparation 4.2 – SPECviewperf 12.1 4.3 –...
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GPU Shark 0.10.0 Released with Shared Memory Support

Geeks3D - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 14:20
A new version of GPU Shark, a tiny GPU monitoring utility (Windows 32-bit) for NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards is available. 1 – Overview GPU Shark 0.10.0 adds new memory types for...
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NVIDIA Volta GV100 GPU Announced

Geeks3D - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 17:27
NVIDIA’s CEO just announced, during GTC 2017 keynote, the new Volta GV100 GPU that powers the Tesla V100 compute accelerator. In a word, a full GV100 has 5120 CUDA cores, 320 texture units, a...
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Raspberry Pi Sense HAT: a Simple Weather Station

Geeks3D - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:14
In this article we have discovered the Sense HAT. Now let’s see how we can program it. In this article, we will see how to get data from the environmental sensors (temperature, pressure,...
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AMD Crimson 17.5.1 WHQL Graphics Drivers Released

Geeks3D - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 07:56
AMD has released a new set of Windows certified graphics drivers for all available Radeon graphics cards. Crimson 17.5.1 brings optimizations for Prey (performances, multi-GPU profile) and bug fixes....
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NVIDIA GeForce 382.05 WHQL Graphics Driver

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 16:50
NVIDIA has released few hours ago a new set of graphics drivers for all available GeForce graphics cards. This new R382.05 driver brings optimizations and support for Prey, Battlezone, and the Gears...
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FurMark 1.19.0 Released

OpenGL - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 15:20

FurMark 1.19.0 adds the support of recent NVIDIA GPUs (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, TITAN Xp) as well as AMD Radeon RX 500 series (RX 580 and RX 570). The GPU monitoring library has been updated with the latest iteration of the NVAPI and GPU Shark + GPU-Z have been updated to their latest versions.

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CPU Benchmark: CPU-Z 1.78 and CPU-Z 1.79 Scores

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 09:52
CPU-Z, the popular CPU information utility, comes with a CPU benchmark module. This CPU benchmark is available since CPU-Z 1.73 (released in 2015). The CPU benchmark performs two quick tests: a...
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AMD Ryzen Downcore Control

Geeks3D - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:32
AMD Ryzen 7 processors comes with a nice feature: the downcore control. This feature allows to enable / disable cores. Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 chips use the same die, which is made up of two CCX (Cpu...
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New Testbed: MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon + AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Geeks3D - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:56
Article index: 1 – Overview 2 – The MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard 3 – The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU 4 – The System Memory 5 – First Boot and BIOS 6 – Quick Benchmark 1 –...
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FurMark 1.19.0 Released

Geeks3D - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 07:58
A maintenance release of FurMark, the popular GPU stress test utility, is available. 1 – Release highlights FurMark 1.19.0 adds the support of recent NVIDIA GPUs (GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, TITAN Xp)...
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Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.2 Specification

OpenGL - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:05

The Khronos Group announces the immediate release of the OpenVX 1.2 specification for cross-platform acceleration of computer vision applications and libraries. This open, cross-platform, royalty-free standard enables performance-portable, power-optimized computer vision applications such as face, body, and gesture tracking, smart video surveillance, autonomous driver assistance systems, visual inspection, and robotics. Core OpenVX 1.2 has significantly expanded functionality, including conditional execution, feature detection, and classification operations. Learn more about this release.

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NVIDIA R381.89 WHQL Graphics Driver Released

Geeks3D - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:40
NVIDIA just released a new set of graphics drivers for all GeForce-based graphics cards. R381.89 brings optimizations and support for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0,...
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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Updated with two Polaris GPUs

Geeks3D - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:38
More or less one year ago, AMD intoduced the first Radeon Pro Duo based on two Fiji GPUs. Today, AMD has announced the new Radeon Pro Duo, based on two Polaris 20 GPUs. The Polaris 20 GPU is...
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NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference lists additional Khronos Technology sessions

OpenGL - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 17:08

The GPU Technology Conference (GTC2017) will be running from May 8-11 this year in San Jose Convention Center. This year will see many sessions related to Khronos Technology including OpenCL, OpenGL, OpenVX, Vulkan and WebGL. NVIDIA has just added more sessions to their schedule. Check a list of Khronos related sessions on the Khronos site, or visit the NVIDIA GTC site to see all sessions.

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(Demoscene) Revision 2017

Geeks3D - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:05
The Revision 2017 (April 14th to 17th 2017), one of the world’s biggest pure demoscene event is over. All results are available HERE. PC demo Rank #1 – Soul Splitter by cocoon –...
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Roccat Suora: Frameless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Geeks3D - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:02
1 – Overview I discovered this keyboard at one of my local hardware dealers and I found it cool. I essentially use the keyboard to work and I like minimal keyboards without extra function keys...
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ASUS Radeon RX 470 Strix 4GB Quick Unboxing

Geeks3D - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:46
Here is a quick unboxing of the ASUS Radeon RX 470 Strix 4GB. Description The RX 470 Strix is based on a Polaris 10 GPU with 2048 shader cores clocked at 1270 MHz (OC Mode) or 1250 MHz (Gaming Mode)....
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