Nvidia paves the way for RTX GPU Chromebooks with new Arm demo – Chaim Gartenberg

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Nvidia is working on expanding its RTX GPU support in a big way, with a new demo at GDC 2021 showcasing high-end gaming technologies like DLSS and ray-traced lighting running on Arm hardware for the first time.

Specifically, the demo shows off Wolfenstein: Youngblood and Nvidia’s “The Bistro demo running on an RTX 3060 GPU paired with a MediaTek Kompanio 1200 Arm processor (MediaTek’s flagship-level processor planned for a new wave of more powerful Chromebooks). Obviously, an RTX 3060 can run those demos on its own — but it’s the groundwork here that Nvidia is building that’s important because it’s offering the drivers and support necessary for them to run on Arm hardware specifically.

In total, Nvidia says that its ported five RTX…

Continue reading…

Read More