Oculus SDK 0.6.0.1 Beta

Oculus SDK 0.6.0.1 Beta
Oculus have updated their SDK to version 0.6.0.1 Beta.

Download the latest SDK from Oculus Site here

Points to note here are the items related to AMD and NVidia GPU's:

  • Extended mode does not currently work with AMD GPUs due to issues in the AMD drivers.
  • For NVidia GPUs, please use driver version 350.12. The latest NVidia driver is unstable with the runtime.

This release introduces queue ahead. Queue ahead improves CPU and GPU parallelism and increases the amount of time that the GPU has to process frames.

New Features
  • Added queue ahead. Queue ahead improves CPU and GPU parallelism and increases the amount of time that the GPU has to process frames. For more information, see Queue Ahead.
  • Added the Debug HUD, which provides useful information while using the HUD. For more information, see Performance Head-Up Display. To enable it in OculusWorldDemo, press F11.
  • Added two samples:
  • ORT (Direct Quad)—verifies and demonstrates direct quads.
  • ORT (Performance HUD)—demonstrates the performance HUD.
  • Added additional menu options to OculusWorldDemo.
Known Issues
  • Pre-Kepler NVidia GPUs might return "No display attached to compositor" or "SubmitLayers failed" errors, which can result in a black screen for some applications. NVidia GTX 600 GPUs and later use the Kepler or Maxwell architectures.
  • Some Intel GPUs might return "No display attached to compositor" or "SubmitLayers failed" errors, which can result in a black screen for some applications.
  • Standard RGB (sRGB) is not properly supported.
  • Timeout Detection Recovery (TDR) is not properly supported.
  • Windows 10 is not yet supported.
  • Extended mode does not currently work with AMD GPUs due to issues in the AMD drivers.
  • For NVidia GPUs, please use driver version 350.12. The latest NVidia driver is unstable with the runtime

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