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NVIDIA Releasing Reference Design For Stuffing Their GPUs Into Arm Servers

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced from SC19 today in Denver that they are releasing a "reference design" of hardware and software to help in deployments of their graphics processors within Arm-based servers focused on HPC and AI. This isn't too surprising considering NVIDIA's past forays in...

Valve Announcing Half-Life: Alyx VR Game On Thursday

Valve has confirmed recent rumors around one of their new virtual reality games in development being Half-Life: Alyx. Valve tweeted out a short time ago that Half-Life: Alyx will be announced on Thursday. However, the VR game isn't expected to ship until sometime in 2020. We’re ex...

Intel's Vulkan Driver To Lower CPU Overhead With Mesa 20.0

A patch series was merged today for the in-development Mesa 20.0 to further lower the CPU overhead of Intel's open-source Vulkan driver. Lead Intel "ANV" driver developer Jason Ekstrand merged the 15 commits focused on CPU overhead reductions. These reductions come after analyzing traces from...

Fedora Developers Looking To Change The Default Text Editor From Vi To Nano

Fedora will be adding the Nano text editor to their default Fedora Workstation installs as complementary to Vi but their stakeholders intend to submit a system-wide proposal that would change the default installed editor from Vi to Nano. The Fedora Workstation flavor can add the Nano text editor by...

CrossOver 19 Enters Beta With Better Microsoft Office Support On Linux

CodeWeavers' Jeremy White has announced that CrossOver 19 is now in beta for existing customers of this Wine-based software for running Windows programs on Linux and macOS. The biggest benefactor of CrossOver 19 is Apple macOS users with there being initial support for macOS Catalina. CrossOver/...

AMD Announces Radeon Open Compute ROCm 3.0

AMD just sent out their press release for SuperComputing 19 week in Denver. It turns out being released for SC19 is the latest major iteration of Radeon Open Compute, ROCm 3.0. AMD's press release mentions ROCm 3.0 being released though as of writing it has yet to appear via the ROCm repositori...

23-Way Graphics Card Comparison With Shadow of the Tomb Raider On Linux

Earlier this month Feral Interactive released the Linux port of Shadow of the Tomb Raider. For those wondering about the AMD Radeon vs. NVIDIA GeForce performance for this Vulkan-powered Linux game port, here are benchmark results on 23 different graphics cards. The Linux port of Shadow of the ...

Vulkan 1.1.128 Released With Performance Query Extension

Vulkan 1.1.128 is out with various corrections and clarifications to this graphics/compute API specification but it also comes with one exciting new extension. The new extension that is quite notable for Vulkan 1.1.128 is VK_KHR_performance_query. This KHR-ratified extension is the first cross-ve...

GCC 10 Feature Development Is Over - Now The Focus Turns To Bug Fixing

GCC 10 has moved to its next stage of development that shifts away from feature work to instead general bug fixing with hopes of shipping the GNU Compiler Collection 10 release in the months ahead. GCC 10 release manager Richard Biener of SUSE announced this Monday morning that "stage three" de...
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