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Nouveau open source NVIDIA driver goes stable, gets benchmarked

Nouveau open source NVIDIA driver goes stable, gets benchmarked

Nouveau, the open source graphics driver for NVIDIA GPUs is finally taking off the stabilizers, wandering out from the staging area, and being accepted as part of the standard stable kernel set-up. The project began nearly six years ago, so it’s been a long road, but one that has earned it favor in certain corners of the Linux world. Things started gaining traction in the last three years as more and more distros started adopting, and Mr Linux himself, Linus Torvalds, suggested it be part of the kernel. Want to see how it performs? Head on down to the source link where the gents at Phoronix have kindly given it some comprehensive benchmarks.

Nouveau open source NVIDIA driver goes stable, gets benchmarked originally appeared on Engadget on Sun, 15 Apr 2012 00:32:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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