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VDI-Supported NVIDIA GRID Cards: https://docs.nvidia.com/grid/9.0/product-support-matrix/index.html




Demos marked with * were the submitters personal favourites, because they are easy to demonstrate or useful in general. It maybe necessary to create accounts or register to download various of the tools and demos collected here.

3D Model Download / Free CAD Models ( free registration/ login required)

  1. http://grabcad.com/  *
  2. http://tf3dm.com/  *
  3. http://www.3dmodelfree.com/ *
  4. http://www.osirix-viewer.com/datasets/ –> free Medical DICOM datasets
  5. http://www.hdri-hub.com/free-samples   –>  free HDRI Environments
  6. http://www.hdrmill.com/Freebies.htm     –>  additional free HDRI Environments


GPU Tools

  1. GPU-Z http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/SysInfo/GPU-Z/ *
  2. GPU Caps Viewer http://www.ozone3d.net/gpucapsviewer
  3. GPU Shark http://www.ozone3d.net/gpushark/
  4. Nvidia Inspector http://download.orbmu2k.de/download.php?id=51
  5. HWInfo32 http://www.guru3d.com/filesdetails/hwinfo32download.html
  6. TessMark for tesselation tests http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/tessmark/
  7. FluidMark for PhysX tests http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/physx-fluidmark/
  8. FurMark OpenGL 2.0 Test http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/
  9. GPU Observer Gadget http://download.orbmu2k.de/download.php?id=49
  10. GLView (OpenGL Extension Viewer) http://www.realtech-vr.com/glview/download.php *
  11. GLCapsViewer http://www.saschawillems.de/?page_id=771
  12. GPUperf http://virtexperience.com/2014/05/12/gpuperf-realtime-gpu-and-hdx-info/
CPU &  Environment Monitoring / Tools
  1. Watch your CPU load with CPU-Z
  2. Lost of XenServer Monitoring Tools XenServer Monitoring blog post
  3. Microsoft DirectX Diagnostics DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DXDiag)
  4. Sysinternals ProcExp http://live.sysinternals.com/procexp.exe (Monitors CPU, GPU, IOPS, Threads, ContextSwitches…)
  5. Nvidia-SMI (comes with Nvidia Grid Manager, will be installed in Dom0 automatically and can be launchen from XenServer Console or via PuttY)


NVIDIA official demos

  1. Nvidia Digital IRA – Faceworks http://www.nvidia.de/coolstuff/demos#!/lifelike-human-face-rendering *
  2. Design Garage http://www.nvidia.de/coolstuff/demos#!/design-garage ( Passthrough only , uses CUDA for Raytracing)
  3. A new Dawn http://www.nvidia.de/coolstuff/demos#!/a-new-dawn
  4. SuperSonic Sled http://www.nvidia.com/coolstuff#/demos/2117
  5. Nvidia Water http://www.geforce.com/games-applications/pc-applications/fermi-water-demo *
  6. Nvidia Hair http://www.geforce.com/games-applications/pc-applications/fermi-hair-demo ( nice and Simple, physical simulation)) *


CUDA / PhysX Demos and more

  1. PhysX Demos http://physxinfo.com/news/ (Fluid Sandbox etc)
  2. Nvidia GameWorks Samples (SDK)  https://developer.nvidia.com/gameworks-opengl-samples (OpenGL)
  3. Nvidia GameWorks Samples (SDK)  https://developer.nvidia.com/gameworks-directx-samples (DirectX)


Benchmarking tools

  1. SPECViewperf http://www.spec.org/gwpg/downloadindex.html#gpc *
  2. Amber GPU Benchmark ( CUDA ) http://ambermd.org/gpus/benchmarks.htm#Benchmarks
  3. Unigine Valley http://unigine.com/products/valley/
  4. Unigine Heaven http://unigine.com/products/heaven/ *
  5. Unigine tropics http://unigine.com/products/tropics/
  6. Unigine Sanctuary http://unigine.com/products/sanctuary/
  7. 3DMark 11 http://www.3dmark.com/de/3dmark11
  8. Cinebench http://www.maxon.net/de/products/cinebench.html
  9. FurryBall GPU Benchmark http://furryball.aaa-studio.eu/products/benchmarks.html
  10. Mars Game ( Unreal Engine 3) PhysX benchmark http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/mars-gpu-physx-benchmark.html
  11. Login VSI LoginVSI
  12. Windows Experience Index http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/products/features/windows-experience-index


Browser based demos using hardware acceleration ( very nice and simple because you don’t have to install anything except a supported browser)

  1. FishBowl http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Performance/FishBowl/Default.html
  2. Particle Acceleration http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Performance/ParticleAcceleration/
  3. Aquarium http://webglsamples.googlecode.com/hg/aquarium/aquarium.html
  4. 360° Car Visualizer http://carvisualizer.plus360degrees.com/threejs/ *
  5. Zygote Body http://www.zygotebody.com/ *
  6. Aquarium http://webglsamples.googlecode.com/hg/aquarium/aquarium.html
  7. multiple/various Browser based demos http://alteredqualia.com/ *
  8. ThreeJS demo repository http://threejs.org/ *
  9. Khronos Group (maintainer of OpenGL/WebGL) demo repository http://www.khronos.org/webgl/wiki/Demo_Repository
  10. Simple Webbased 3D modeling tool http://www.3dtin.com/#
  11. additional WebGL Demos http://www.chromeexperiments.com/webgl
  12. Lego & Google Maps https://www.buildwithchrome.com


Demos

  1. Blender (Open Source) http://www.blender.org/
  2. Autodesk Products ( most are free for 30 days) http://www.autodesk.de/products
  3. Free .OBJ Viewer http://sourceforge.net/projects/objmodelviewer/
  4. Lynx 3D Viewer Lite http://www.ozone3d.net/lynx_3d_viewer_lite.php
  5. JT Viewer http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/de_de/products/teamcenter/lifecycle-visualization/jt2go/download.shtml * ( nice for Siemens NX Style GUI Demos)
  6. Real Time HDR Image based Lighting Demo http://www.daionet.gr.jp/~masa/archives/rthdribl20.zip
  7. Redway3D Watch & Turbine Demo http://www.redway3d.com/pages/redsdkDownloads.php *
  8. Ensight Free http://www.ceisoftware.com/ensight-free/
  9. VariCAD free http://www.varicad.de/de/home/produkte/download/ *
  10. FreeCAD http://www.freecadweb.org/
  11. Wings3D http://www.wings3d.com
  12. TinkerCAD https://www.tinkercad.com/
  13. OpenSCAD http://www.openscad.org/
  14. BRL CAD http://brlcad.org/
  15. K-3D http://www.k-3d.org/node/2
  16. GLCPlayer http://www.glc-player.net/download.php
  17. Metasequoia http://metaseq.net/en/
  18. PTC Creo Elements Express http://de.ptc.com/products/creo-elements-direct/modeling-express/ *
  19. Art of Illusion http://www.artofillusion.org/index
  20. Anim8or http://www.anim8or.com/
  21. 3D Crafter http://www.amabilis.com/products.htm
  22. SketchUp http://www.sketchup.com/
  23. Free Medical Imaging Slicer3D http://www.slicer.org/ * ( with build in Sample download)
  24. VRRender http://www.ircad.fr/softwares/vr-render/Software.php *
  25. VolView http://www.kitware.com/opensource/volview.html
  26. eDrawings Viewer http://www.edrawingsviewer.com/
  27. ePlan http://www.eplan.de/de/support/download/
  28. Lumion Free http://lumion3d.com/free/  (very cool but unfortunately oversensitive mouse input issues,)
  29. MoveViewer (GIS ) http://www.mve.com/software/moveviewer

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