3D Graphics

NVIDIA Launches Quadro M6000 with 24GB of Graphics Memory

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 15:08
NVIDIA has launched a new version of the Quadro M6000, the high-end Quadro for workstations and profesional applications. This new version of the Quadro M6000 comes with 24GB of GDDR5 memory, twice...
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(Tested) Raspberry Pi 3 vs Raspberry Pi 2: CPU and GPU Benchmarks (+ Burn-in Test)

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 11:49
The new Raspberry Pi 3 board comes with a new processor and higher clock speeds. Let’s benchmark it against the Raspberry Pi 2 board. Article index: 1 – CPU Benchmark 2 – GPU...
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NVIDIA R364.12 for Linux with Vulkan and Wayland Support

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 18:11
NVIDIA has released a set of graphics drivers for Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD with the support of the brand new Vulkan API. R364.12 adds the support of Wayland windowing system. Wayland homepage can...
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(Quick Review) Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum: Code and Game with the Same Keyboard

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 16:26
Here is a quick review of Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum gaming keyboard with Romer-G mechanical keys and RGB lighting. 1 – Overview I found my new weapon to send nasty pixel shaders to my...
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(Test) MiniMAD: Raspberry Pi based Video Mapping Device

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 14:43
1 – Overview The MiniMAD is a small device designed for simple video mapping and intended for MadMapper users. In short, a project including one or several videos is exported from MadMapper and...
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NVIDIA FleX 1.0.0 Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 12:10
NVIDIA has published a new update of FleX, a GPU-based particle simulation library designed for real time applications. FleX is available for Windows (32/64-bit), Linux (64-bit) and Android. You can...
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CRYENGINE and Unreal Engine 4 at GDC 2016

Geeks3D - Thu, 03/17/2016 - 14:36
CRYENGINE Crytek has unveiled the new version of its popular CRYENGINE which is now available as a Pay What You Want service: There is still a Enterprise license for clients that needs more support....
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Intel Skull Canyon Mini Gaming PC with Iris Pro Graphics 580

Geeks3D - Thu, 03/17/2016 - 12:59
Intel Skull Canyon is a mini-PC (or NUC for Next Unit of Computing) designed for gaming. The Skull Canyon comes with a 6th-gen Skylake Core i7-6770HQ (base frequency: 2.6GHz, max turbo frequency:...
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Vulkan, WebGL & glTF sessions today!

OpenGL - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 14:52

The Khronos Group is holding a series of sessions today in San Francisco. If your are at GDC, take a break and a 5 minute walk over to Green Space to see one of the several sessions Khronos will be hosting. Start the day off with Jon Peddie Research at 8:30AM PT. After a short break there will be 3 back-to-back sessions: WebGL+glTF at noon, Khronos Chapters lunch at 1PM and Vulkan at 2PM. Ending the day off will be a large Khronos Social from 7PM-9:30PM. All the details you need are on the Khronos event page. Unable to attend? No worries, Khronos has you covered with a Livestream of both the WebGL + glTF session and the Vulkan session. We’re expecting a lot of people today and space is limited. Please be sure to register for one of the few remaining spots if you haven’t done so already.

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Sulon Q VR/AR All-in-One Headset Powered by AMD

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 11:32
The Sulon Q is a new headset for VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) made by Sulon Technologies (a start-up based in Toronto, Canada) and powered by AMD processors. The Sulon Q is a...
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Intel Beta Graphics Driver v4404 with Vulkan API Support

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 10:21
Intel has released a graphics driver in beta version for developers with Vulkan support. This driver (v15. comes with Vulkan API 1.0.3. You can download Intel Vulkan BETA...
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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Dual-Fiji Graphics Card Unveiled

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 09:32
Other announcement by AMD yesterday at the GDC 2016 event, a new dual-GPU graphics card: the Radeon Pro Duo. This new Radeon graphics card will be based on two full Fiji GPUs, the same GPU that...
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AMD Unveils its GPU Roadmap: Polaris, Vega, Navi

Geeks3D - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 09:07
AMD has unveiled yesterday, during the GDC 2016 Capsaicin event, the GPU roadmap for the next three years: The Vega (2017) architecture will be the first GPU to use the new HBM2 memory technology,...
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Khronos Group Sessions during GDC 2016 week

OpenGL - Mon, 03/14/2016 - 15:00

The Khronos Group is hosting a series of sessions on Wednesday March 16th near the Moscone at Green Space in San Francisco. Sessions will cover WebGL, glTF, Khronos Chapters and Vulkan. A Khronos Social on Wednesday evening will give developers a chance to meet and chat with Khronos members. Starting off the day is the JPR Press Briefing on the Gaming Market. Details and registration for the Khronos sessions are available online. For those that cannot attend in person, there will be live streaming of the sessions, and videos available a few days afterwards. For those at GDC all week, you will find a list of companies exhibiting Khronos technology on our GDC week event page.

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New OpenGL 4 + Virtual Reality Example Code

OpenGL - Mon, 03/14/2016 - 14:44

A new, modern OpenGL tutorial for both windowed and VR rendering released, showing in about 400 lines of C++ how to use all of OpenGL’s major features: - Window, OpenGL, HMD, and OpenGL extension initialization - Triangle mesh rendering (OpenGL Vertex Array Buffers) - Shader loading, compilation, and argument passing (OpenGL Program, Shader, and Uniform Buffer Objects) - Offscreen rendering (OpenGL Framebuffer Objects) - Materials and image file loading (OpenGL Texture and Sampler Objects) - GPU ray tracing (including ray setup compatible with rasterization) - Procedural texturing - A tiny vector math library - Basic keyboard and mouse handling for a free-flying camera - Virtual reality tracking and rendering (OpenVR)

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Source Code of Serious Engine v.1.10 Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:44
Croteam has published on Github the source code of the Serious Engine v1.10, which has been used in the first Serious Sam released in 2001… Don’t expect to see latest versions of Direct3D...
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DOOM 4 Multiplayer Trailer and Hardware Specs

Geeks3D - Fri, 03/11/2016 - 14:50
According to this FAQ, DOOM 4 will require these hardware specs (PC) for playing at 1080p: Win7 / Win8 / Win10 64-bit only Intel Core i5-2400 or better / AMD FX-8320 or better 8GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce...
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AMD Crimson 16.3 Graphics Driver Available with Vulkan Support

Geeks3D - Thu, 03/10/2016 - 19:06
Like NVIDIA did it with R364.47, AMD has added the Vulkan API to the non-developer version of its Crimson driver. Crimson 16.3 comes with optimizations for recent games (Gears of War Ultimate...
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NVIDIA R364.47 WHQL Graphics Drivers with Vulkan Support

Geeks3D - Mon, 03/07/2016 - 15:39
NVIDIA has published a new set of Windows certified graphics drivers that bring various optimizations for for Tom Clancy’s The Division, Hitman, Need for Speed, Ashes of the Singularity, and Rise of...
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Blender 2.69 official release

Blender - Thu, 10/31/2013 - 17:03
After three release candidate tests, we now have a final stable 2.69 release. Enjoy!
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