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3DMark Time Spy Direct3D 12 Benchmark Trailer

Geeks3D - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 06:47
Futuremark has unveiled the first trailer of its new Direct3D 12 gaming benchmark: Time Spy is a new DirectX 12 benchmark test, coming soon to all Windows editions of 3DMark. With its pure DirectX 12...
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Unity Adam Demo: Real Time Rendered Short Film

Geeks3D - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:25
The Adam demo is a real-time-rendered short film created with the Unity engine by Unity demo team. The Unity Demo Team built Adam with beta versions of Unity 5.4 and our upcoming cinematic sequencer...
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Book: OpenGL Game Development By Example

OpenGL - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:16

The book “OpenGL Game Development By Example” starts off by showing you how to set up a development environment using Visual Studio, and create a code framework for your game. It then walks you through creation of two games–a 2D platform game called Roboracer 2D and a 3D first-person space shooter game–using OpenGL to render both 2D and 3D graphics using a 2D coordinate system.

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VS2015: How to Remove Windows Telemetry Function Call from your C/C++ Binaries

Geeks3D - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 16:29
According to some recent news, the Update 2 of Visual Studio 2015 automatically adds telemetry calls to your C/C++ code. This fact has been discovered around a month ago by a Reddit user called...
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The new Pascal OpenGL extensions have arrived

OpenGL - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 14:09

NVIDIA has just published the OpenGL extensions that expose the Pascal GPU architecture’s new hardware features. The extensions are available on GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 GPUs starting with the 367.XX drivers: Single Pass Stereo: GL_NV_stereo_view_rendering; Lens Matched Shading: GL_NV_clip_space_w_scaling; Improved Conservative Rasterization: GL_NV_conservative_raster_pre_snap_triangles; Double Precision Atomic Operations: GL_NV_shader_atomic_float64. Read an overview over these extensions, which complements the programming guide and sample code available in the NVIDIA VRWorks 2.0 SDK.

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AMD Crimson 16.6.1 BETA Released

Geeks3D - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 13:44
AMD has released a new Crimson graphics driver in beta version. Crimson 16.6.1 brings the following changes: Support for: – Mirror’s Edge Catalyst™ – Paragon™ New AMD Crossfire...
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NVIDIA R368.39 WHQL Released (with GTX 1080 / GTX 1070 support)

Geeks3D - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 13:27
NVIDIA has just released a new set of graphics drivers for all GeForce cards including the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. R368.39 brings optimizations for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and Edge of Nowhere....
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LWJGL 3 Released

OpenGL - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:02

The Lightweight Java Game Library released its final build of version 3, in development since 2012. Version 3 provides API bindings to Java for many libraries including Khronos APIs such as OpenGL, OpenGL ES, EGL, OpenCL and Vulkan. LWJGL powers many cross platform applications including the popular game Minecraft.

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KDAB and the Qt Company webinar

OpenGL - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 13:10

On June 15th at 18:00 CET KDAB and the Qt Company will present a one hour webinar on Qt 3D featuring KDAB’s Dr Sean Harmer, leader of the team on the Qt 3D work within Qt, and KDAB’s Paul Lemire. Qt3D is built on top of OpenGL.

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Mesh Voxelization

Geeks3D - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 15:51
Voxel, voxelizer, voxelize, voxelized, voxelization… Yesterday I stumbled upon a tweet about a header only mesh voxelizer library in C. This library creates a voxelized mesh from a triangular...
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GeForce GTX 1080 Round-up

Geeks3D - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:07
Today was the GeForce GTX 1080 day for the different graphics card makers. They could unleash their reference and customized versions of NVIDIA latest GeForce GPU at the Computex 2016. 1 – EVGA...
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GPU Caps Viewer 1.30.0 Released With Vulkan Support

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 18:38
A new version of GPU Caps Viewer is available. GPU Caps Viewer 1.30.0 comes with several new features and changes. 1 – Overview Here is an overview of the new features: 1/ the most important...
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GPU Shark 0.9.8 Released

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:09
A new version of GPU Shark, a tiny GPU monitoring utility (Windows 32-bit) for NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon cards is available. GPU Shark adds the support of the new GeForce GTX 1080, as...
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NVIDIA R368.22 WHQL GeForce Graphics Driver Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:58
NVIDIA has published a new set of graphics drivers for all GeForce cards. R368.22 comes with optimizations for Overwatch, World of Tanks, and War Thunder. R368.22 Desktop Downloads win10 64-bit win10...
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Intel’s Mesa Driver Jumps Ahead To OpenGL 4.2

OpenGL - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:42

The Intel OpenGL 4.2 support landed in Git this morning. The ARB_vertex_attrib_64bit and ARB_gpu_shader_fp64 are now available making the Intel driver ready for OpenGL 4.2 support.

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DOOM Collector’s Edition: Pictures of the Revenant Statue

Geeks3D - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:42
DOOM has been unleashed yesterday, and for those who like material things, one can purchase, in addition to the standard edition, a DOOM Collector’s Edition. The Collector’s Edition comes...
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Raspbian Jessie May 2016 Available (Linux Kernel 4.4 + OpenGL 2.1 Mesa 11.1)

Geeks3D - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:03
The Raspberry Pi team has updated Raspbian, the official operating system for Raspberry Pi. This new version comes with Linux kernel 4.4.9 as well as an updated version of desktop OpenGL: OpenGL 2.1...
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NVIDIA R365.19 WHQL GeForce Driver Released

Geeks3D - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 07:52
NVIDIA just published a new set of Windows certified graphics drivers for all GeForce cards. R365.19 comes with optimizations for DOOM, Homefront: The Revolution, and Master of Orion. R365.19 WHQL...
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VK-Z 0.3.0 Vulkan Capabilities and Extensions Viewer Released

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:53
VK-Z is a simple command line utility, for Windows and Linux that displays Vulkan capabilities (hardware limits) and extensions of all capable Vulkan devices on the system. VK-Z 0.3.0 Downloads...
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AMD Crimson 16.5.2 Beta Released, DOOM and Vulkan 1.0.11 support

Geeks3D - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:22
AMD has published a new beta version of Crimson graphics drivers that brings DOOM support. Crimson 16.5.2 also comes with a new CrossFire profile for Battleborn and Vulkan API 1.0.11.   Crimson...
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