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CopperCube 5 released

OpenGL - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:04

CopperCube, the game engine using OpenGL for apps and WebGL for website has just been released in version 5. It now includes terrain support, video playback, network communication, iOS 8 WebGL support, shader programming through scripting, animation blending, and much more. A list of the new features with images is available as well.

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AMD Catalyst 14.9 Released for Windows and Linux

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:32
AMD has released the September 2014 edition of its Catalyst graphics driver. Catalyst 14.9 is available for Windows (in WHQL version) and for Linux. Downloads Win7/Win8 64-bit Win7/Win8 32-bit Linux...
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(Test) Particle Rendering: Point Sprites vs Geometry Instancing based Billboards

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:09
In this article, I compared two methods for rendering a lot of particles: 1 – the first method is based on point sprites GPU built-in feature. We send an array of points, and the GPU transform...
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Volumetric Light Scattering and Shadowing with Temporal Up-sampling

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:59
Sebastien Hilaire (currently rendering engineer at DICE), has released few days ago the code source (Windows / OS X) of his OpenGL demo about rendering lighting, scattering and shadowing effect of...
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Epic Zen Garden: Unreal Engine 4 TechDemo for IOS 8 with Metal API

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:36
Epic Zen Garden is a tech demo based on Unreal Engine 4 and using the Metal API. Epic Zen Garden is available as a free download on iTunes and can be launched on A7 or A8-equipped device: currently...
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Quick Test: GeForce GTX TITAN vs GTX TITAN Black

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:17
I had the oppurtunity to test a GeForce GTX TITAN Black (an ASUS model) for few hours and I compared it with the basic GTX TITAN card. Quick recap of GTX Titan features: GeForce GTX TITAN GPU: Kepler...
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NVIDIA R340.84 For Quadro (Desktop and Notebook) Released

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:40
NVIDIA has released a new set of Windows graphics drivers for Quadro workstation graphics cards. New in Release 340.84: – OpenGL hardware acceleration on Windows Remote Desktop – CUDA 6.5...
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GAME24: The Journey of Maxwell (GTX 980)

Geeks3D - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:44
Follow the evolution of the NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, from concept and design, to testing and production, to its unveiling in the powerful new GeForce GTX 980 and 970 graphics cards.
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NVIDIA R344.11 WHQL (Windows) and R343.22 (Linux) with GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Support

Geeks3D - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:47
NVIDIA has just released the WHQL version of its graphics drivers that bring the support of the freshly launched GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970. All other GeForce cards are supported as well. New in...
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GeForce GTX 980: Maxwell’s Equations on the Packaging Box

Geeks3D - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:52
It’s cool the see one of the Maxwell’s equations written on the GeForce GTX 980 bundle box: But all equations on the box would have been very cool because there are 4 equations that...
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Launched

Geeks3D - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:09
NVIDIA has officially launched its new high-end graphics cards, the GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970, both powered by the second iteration of the Maxwell GPU. Many details (specs, benchmarks, slides,...
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MSI Kombustor 3.5.0 released, New GPU Computing Tests Added (Updated: v3.5.0.4 + v2.5.9)

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:32
Article index: 1 – Downloads 2 – Release Highlights 3 – Changelog 4 – Scores Comparative tables 1 – MSI Kombustor Downloads MSI Kombustor 3.5.0.4 (64-bit): MSI Kombustor...
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Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512GB Quick Test

Geeks3D - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:01
Here is a quick test of Samsung’s recent SSD 850 PRO 512GB with V-NAND (3D vertical NAND flash memory) technology. More information about V-NAND can be found HERE. More marketing information...
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OpenCSG 1.4.0 with fixes for large CSG expressions

OpenGL - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:43

OpenCSG is an library for doing image-space rendering of shapes made up by constructive solid geometry (CSG), using and integrating with OpenGL. The new release 1.4.0 contains bug fixes for rendering CSG expressions made up from more than 255 primitives. OpenCSG implements a couple of different algorithms for rendering CSG, and all of them now work correctly for geometry that exceeds this number of primitives.

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ASUS N550JK Notebook PC Review (with GeForce GTX 850M)

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:34
Article index: 1 – Overview 2 – Gallery 3 – First Boot 4 – System Data: CPU + GPU 5 – Graphics Benchmarks 6 – Hard Drive Disk Benchmark 7 – Burn-in Test 8 – Battery Test 9 –...
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980: latest News (Specs, GPU-Z, MSI Gaming…)

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:12
Update (2014.09.18 @ 20h30): – Maxwell slides part 1! (source) – Maxwell slides part 2! (source) Update (2014.09.17 @ 12h16): – GeForce GTX 960: sub $300 Maxwell card. –...
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GIGABYTE BRIX GTX 760 Compact Gaming PC Kit Review (GB-BXi5G-760)

Geeks3D - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 15:11
Article index: 1 – Overview 2 – Gallery 3 – Gallery: inside the BRIX 4 – CPU and GPU Data 5 – Benchmarks 6 – Agressive Throttling and Noise 7 – Conclusion 1 –...
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FurMark 1.14.1 Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 18:06
FurMark 1.14.1 DOWNLOAD Webmasters: hotlinking is not allowed, please use the post url as download link. Useful links: FurMark comparative scores table FurMark online scores database A new...
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FurMark 1.14.1 Released (Updated: v1.14.1.4)

Geeks3D - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 18:06
FurMark 1.14.1 DOWNLOAD Webmasters: hotlinking is not allowed, please use the post url as download link. Useful links: FurMark comparative scores table FurMark online scores database A new...
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GPU Caps Viewer 1.21.1 Released (Updated: v1.21.1.5)

Geeks3D - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 15:29
GPU Caps Viewer 1.21.1 DOWNLOAD Win32 installer: Zip archive (no installation required): Like GPU Shark 0.9.1, this new version of GPU Caps Viewer is a maintenance release that brings some...
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