NVIDIA RTX Enterprise Production Branch Driver
Release 510 is the latest Production Branch release of the NVIDIA RTX Enterprise Driver. This new driver provides improvements over the previous branch in the areas of application performance, API interoperability (e.g., OpenCL/Vulkan), and application power management.
Production Branch drivers are designed and tested to provide long-term stability and availability, making these drivers ideal for enterprise customers and other users who require application and hardware certification from ISVs and OEMs respectively.
The Production Branch driver is a superset of the NVIDIA Studio Driver and provides all the benefits of the Studio Driver of the same version, in addition to NVIDIA RTX-specific enhancements and testing.New Features in Version 510 U2
Fixed Issues in Version 510 U2
- Security updates - see Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver - February 2022, which is available on the release date of this software and is listed on the NVIDIA Product Security page.
- OpenCL Vulkan Interop
New external memory and semaphore sharing extensions provide a generic framework that enables OpenCL to import external memory and semaphore handles to synchronize with the external runtime, coordinating the use of shared memory.
Refer to “NVIDIA OpenCL Vulkan Interop” on page 3 for details.
- NVIDIA OpenCL Compiler Upgrade
The embedded OpenCL Just-In-Time compiler will offer an opt-in version utilizing CLANG 7.0 and NVVM 7.0 components, providing support for 16-bit floating point and 128-bit integer data types.
Refer to “NVIDIA OpenCL Compiler Upgrade” on page 4 for details.
- New Studio Application/Feature Support:
- Redshift - support for Redshift RT, a real time rendering feature that allows 3D artists to visualize scenes in real time, omitting unnecessary wait times for renders to finalize
- Added support for CUDA 11.6.
- [OptiX[Siemens Femap]: Performance issues when using glBitmap.
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