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Drivers Chart


NVIDIA & AMD

Below is an overview of recommended NVIDIA and AMD Graphics card drivers for SCRATCH.

Models

Scratch Version

Windows Drivers

OSX Drivers

Nvidia Quadro Series

7.0 or Higher

Latest Driver

Latest GPU Driver

Latest CUDA Driver

Nvidia Geforce Series *

7.0 or Higher

Latest Driver

Latest GPU Driver

Latest CUDA Driver

AMD FirePro Series

7.0 or Higher

Latest Driver

N/A

AMD Radeon Series *

7.0 or Higher

Latest Driver

N/A

* Please note that the high end Quadro and FirePro models are tested and recommended. We do not explicitly test all Geforce and Radeon models and any driver recommendation or reported known issues are based on feedback from users.


KNOWN ISSUES AMD and NVIDIA

OS

Vendor

 Driver

Issue

Solution

OS X 10.9.3

AMD

Default

Graphic issues / crashes due to AMD driver - only affecting new Mac Pro with AMD-chips

Update OS to 10.9.4 or 10.9.5

OS X 10.10.0 - 10.10.5

Nvidia

Default

Performance slowdown and graphical artifacts on GPU-intensive tasks - mainly on Macbook Pros with Nvidia-chips

Either stay on OSX Mavericks 10.9.5, or use Nvidia webdriver (webdriver does not work with mobile chips inside Macbook Pros)

OS X 10.10.5

Nvidia

346.02.03f01

OpenCL issue that might cause crashes with certain Raw-formats

Use OSX default driver (not possible with non-Mac-GPUs), or disable OpenCL in the advanced preferences

OS X 10.9.2 - 10.9.5

Nvidia

331.01.01f04 & 334.01.03f01

Performance-slowdown with R3D GPU-debayering

Use the OS X default driver, instead of the Nvidia-webdriver (not possible with non-mac cards!), or disable R3D-GPU debayering in advanced preferences, or update OS X to 10.10.0 or later using the corresponding (newer) Nvidia-webdriver

OS X 10.8.5 - 10.9.3

Nvidia

313.01 - 331.01

Driver-issue with OpenCL

Either disable OpenCL in SCRATCH preferences (System Settings, Preferences, Advanced-Tab), or update OS to 10.9.4 or 10.9.5 with latest Nvidia-drivers for each OS

Win7

Nvidia

340.66

Issue with Sony Raw (red channel is inverted)

Disable OpenCL, or update driver to a later driver-version

SUPPORTED SDI / VIDEO-IO

BLACKMAGIC, NVIDIA, AJA, BLUEFISH444 and Oculus

Recommended / Required Blackmagic, Nvidia, AJA, Bluefish444 and Oculus drivers for v6.1 and up:

Vendor

SCRATCH Version


OS

v8.5

v8.4

v8.3

v8.2

v8.1

v8.0

v7.0

v6.1

NVIDIA


Quadro series

(Fx, K, M) SDI

Mac

PC

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

N/A

Latest

AJA


Corvid 88, 44,

22, 24, HEVC

Mac

PC

12.4.2

12.4.2

12.3.8

12.3.7







Kona 3G, Kona LHi,

Kona LHe Plus

Mac

PC

12.4.2

12.4.2

12.3.8

12.3.7

Kona 4

Mac

PC

12.4.2

12.4.2

12.3.8

12.3.7





io XT,

io Express, T-Tap

Mac

PC

12.4.2

12.4.2

12.3.8

12.3.7

io 4K

Mac

PC

12.4.2

12.4.2

12.3.8

12.3.7





Kona 3 (legacy)

Mac

PC

 


Bluefish444



Epoch, Epoch 2K, Epoch 4K

Mac

PC

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Neutron, Neutron 4K

Mac

PC

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Latest

Blackmagic Design


Decklink devices

Mac

PC

10.6.8

10.6.8

10.5.2

10.5.2

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3



UltraStudio devices

Mac

PC

10.6.8

10.6.8

10.5.2

10.5.2

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3



Intensity devices

Mac

PC

10.6.8

10.6.8

10.5.2

10.5.2

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3

10.4.3



RED ROCKETS

Firmware builds need to correspond with the version of Scratch being used. Each release from RED is listed in the tables below.

RED ROCKET-X DRIVER

 Release version

Driver

 Firmware

 v8.5 / 909 and up

 2.1.34.0

 1.4.22.18

 v8.4 / 881

 2.1.31.0

 1.4.1.16

 v8.4 / 873

 2.1.24.0

 1.3.19.40

 v8.2 / 839

 2.1.19.0

 1.3.19.7

 v8.0 / 800

 2.1.10.0

 1.3.4.11

 v7.0 / 760

 2.0.5.0

 1.2.19.17

RED ROCKET DRIVER

 Release version

Driver

 Firmware

 v8.4 / 873 and up

 2.1.23.0

 1.1.18.0

 v8.0 / 800

 1.4.36.0

 1.1.17.3

 v7.0 / 760

 1.4.36.0

 1.1.17.3

 v7.0 / 743

 1.4.32.0

 1.1.16.11

 v6.1 / 722

 1.4.27

 1.1.16.5

 v6.0 / 682

 1.4.15

 1.1.15.4

 v5.2 / 659

 1.4.7.0

 1.1.14.38

 v5.2 / 650

 1.3.5.0

 1.1.10.2

 v5.2 / 648

 1.3.3.0

 1.1.8.6

 v5.1 / 619

 1.3.2.0

 1.1.8.6

 v5.0 / 577

 1.1.4.0

 1.1.6.8

for more information see the Red Rocket Installation Guide.

VR HEADSETS

 Release version

 Headset support

 v8.5 - 903

 HTC Vive; setup Steam + Steam VR platform.

 v8.5 - 902

 Oculus Rift v1.4.0 *

 v8.5 - 892 (beta)

 v8.4 - 888

 Oculus Rift v1.3 **

 v8.4 - 885

 Oculus Rift v0.8.0

* ensure that in Settings - General, the Allow Unknown Source option is enabled.

** note that as of v1.0 - OSX is no longer supported by the Oculus Rift.



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Last Modified:Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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