Nvidia brings Linux driver with overclocking capabilities





Nvidia has released with Linux driver version 337.12 driver that allows to overclock. GPUs from the Fermi series This can be from the 400 series run faster in a Linux environment. GeForce graphics cards

Nvidia logo While Nvidia GeForce graphics cards drivers for Windows has long support overclocking options, so with the official drivers under Linux was not possible until now. Beta 337.12 Nvidia has released that should change into. GeForce cards from the 400 -, 500 -, 600 – and 700-series, and hence Fermi and higher can be overclocked from Linux now.

To access the overclocking options, access should be the option “cool bits” “1” setting in the configuration file xorg.conf added. Then, the clock speeds of the GPU and video memory are accelerated by Nvidia-settings tool. However, a car detect’ button to automatically find a stable setting is still lacking. Furthermore, the driver contains some minor improvements, such as support for some new EGL extensions and other optimizations.


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