[Bf-cycles] End of CUDA support for older cards and 32 bit
sergey.vfx at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 17:17:10 CET 2018
Nobody is really working as far as i know. So feel free to work on a patch.
On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:03 PM, Thomas Dinges <blender at dingto.org> wrote:
> Hi Brecht,
> is anyone working on code changes already to drop the sm2x code from
> Cycles? I'd like to help there if possible. :)
> Best regards,
> Am 22.01.2018 um 16:38 schrieb Brecht Van Lommel:
> Hi all,
> Cycles will soon stop supporting GPU rendering on NVIDIA graphics cards
> with compute capability 2.0 and 2.1. This includes the NVIDIA GTX 480 and
> 580, see here for a full list:
> We have postponed this as long as practical, but now have to switch to
> CUDA 9 to support new graphics card generations. Unfortunately this new
> CUDA version also dropped support for older graphics cards.
> CUDA rendering will also no longer be available in 32 bit builds, due to
> parts of the new CUDA toolkit only working on 64 bit.
> For Blender 2.79a nothing will change yet, but afterwards the code,
> buildbot and further releases will be updated. Blender's viewport and
> Cycles CPU rendering will continue to work.
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With best regards, Sergey Sharybin
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