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A pretty interesting NVIDIA beta driver has landed and it officially enables their OpenGL threaded optimizations by default. It will turn itself off if it detects that it's degrading performance per-application.

Another very interesting one is that it now supports the 'ARB_parallel_shader_compile' extension to allow multi-threaded compilation of GLSL shaders.

Nvidia-settings will now let you see displays configured with PRIME.

There's more too, like bits towards helping Wayland but that's not interesting to us right now until Wayland really becomes mainstream.

See the full release notes here.
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mrdeathjr 19 January 2017 at 12:21 pm UTC
At simple seek this drivers works normally with wine 2.0 rc5


However more tests are needed



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PJ 20 January 2017 at 7:32 pm UTC
installed and seems to be working ok on my end (gtx 980).
Sadly it does not seem we're any closer to Wayland support as (unless I overlooked something) Nvidia still pushes for egl streams, not gbm , which is not according to the spec and would mean the compositor would have to be written specifically for the Nvidia driver (which would be insanity).
Nvidia why you fail us in this matter...
After working on machine with Wayland I'd literally love to have it on my workstation.
rcgamer 6 February 2017 at 9:31 pm UTC
This driver breaks Deadfall Adventures completely for me. Just a black screen that crashes after a minute or so. On 275 it worked.
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