7 Years Late is Better than Never. - Nvidia GPU Passthrough


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For years, Nvidia has tried to artificially block GPU passthrough on GeForce cards, but now they’ve finally made a 180. Could this be the start of a new Nvidia?
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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips14 天 前

    Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping @manscaped with code TECH at manscaped.com/TECH



    4 天 前

    I didn't know Nvidia updated the A5000 to have those specs. 1:25 Does anyone know when the similarly updated A6000 will come out and what specs it'll have?

  • JoseitoEdlVodao


    12 天 前

    TF how you make this nitpicky ultra-niche content get so many views man?

  • Flavio Giovannini

    Flavio Giovannini

    12 天 前

    2 day of asking linus to 3d print a mouse

  • Sam Miller

    Sam Miller

    12 天 前

    isn't there a rule for code 43?

  • FunStage


    12 天 前

    Linuuus 1050 is slow as helll and 200$ gpus cost 500 😢 help

  • Freez
    Freez11 小时 前

    07:34 ;))) I thought you were using Windows XP

  • Freez


    11 小时 前

    08:08 What the fuck?!

  • Pole Tooke
    Pole Tooke14 小时 前

    Nvidia turning a new leaf? Lol. Hopeful.

  • dread696969
    dread6969692 天 前

    I thought it was the coolest thing ever back when I started doing triplescreen with a 4870 and an 8800GTX. Vista played well with the drivers and SoftTH. Hope I don't get deleted for posting this link. I got i9 9900K now and a 3080 Strix after many F5 clicks... I sure do love computers, and nerd section of YT.. cnboth.info/dron/sh-p-n/gIirhqqBiNLRmLA.html

  • Lee Sweeney
    Lee Sweeney3 天 前

    So just like the mining limiter?

  • Maykil107
    Maykil1073 天 前

    that looks really cool

  • Reece Scott
    Reece Scott3 天 前

    You don't need two GPUs to do this you need 1 GPU and software. Nvidia has software and it's closed making it very sketchy to Linux users Nvidia likes windows because its closed. Closed software has the potential to implement with similar technologies that could communicate with Intel's backdoor. What happens when nvidia recognises the growth of gnu/linux? They finally 'decide', when its more of a plan, to create more propietary software for it. And this is after they open source non vital software. Making it all too farfetched for me to trust the proprietary drivers even inside a VM. I think its more of a plan then anything. I also believe that true Linux users aren't as stupid as people think and aren't going to fall for such a simple trap

  • PiousMinion
    PiousMinion3 天 前

    nVidia has burned the linux bridge. It will take a LOT more than that to sway users/

  • iamdarkyoshi
    iamdarkyoshi3 天 前

    Linus you're implying I can locate and afford two GPUs

    TH3TI3MAN4 天 前

    I didn't know Nvidia updated the A5000 to have those specs. 1:25 Does anyone know when the similarly updated A6000 will come out and what specs it'll have?

  • Potato Avacadonion
    Potato Avacadonion4 天 前

    I am still wondering why team red and team green are sitting on the same board

  • Steve Rand
    Steve Rand4 天 前

    Mannn these old references are trippy! I had completely forgotten about running Connectix on my PowerPC 75!

  • kuya XAI
    kuya XAI5 天 前

    boss if you have a processor that you're not using please give it to me.. i really want to have a mid gaming pc but i dont have money. i hope you see my comment , love from philippines

  • v1m30
    v1m305 天 前


  • VitGerivaz
    VitGerivaz5 天 前

    Anthony's wallpaper @ 6:30 once again shows patrician taste.

  • Faculieties Bogman
    Faculieties Bogman5 天 前

    i wont be surprised if linus plugs his shop and sponsors to his family

  • echofff
    echofff6 天 前

    Is that means Nvidia is going to support Wayland with GBM?

  • Knaeckebrotsaege
    Knaeckebrotsaege7 天 前

    This code 43 problem is what stopped me from using a GTX 960 as an eGPU via expresscard (and later M.2) on my laptop for ages, unless I used ancient modded drivers (in later ones, the bypass was "fixed" by nvidia so those drivers didn't work at all). Sooo I just ditched nvidia and got a used RX470 which worked out of the box and didn't have any of those r*tarded restrictions. [insert linus torvalds flipping off nvidia here]

  • KrazzyKlown
    KrazzyKlown8 天 前

    I cant look at you the same after being shown leaked photos from your onlyfans. I . . I cant watch this..

  • Kaustubh Singh
    Kaustubh Singh8 天 前

    Hi pls give me one PC Thank you 🙏🏻☺️😊

  • The Real Bagface
    The Real Bagface9 天 前

    Linus knows not a fucking thing. VMs have been flawless on Nvidia for.....um...ever.... Lying bought out Canadian punk.

  • jordman2001
    jordman20019 天 前

    4:28-4:55 G-sync, that is why.

  • ShradeCorelancer
    ShradeCorelancer9 天 前

    Man talk to me about the error 43 on the egpu part. With manufacturer whitlisting mpcie port to block gpu card, to not specifying that their m.2 is pciex4 or x2 or even x1, then with 10 series with locked driver and even newer gpu like 1050 and 1030 requiring later driver that also lock them. I would need to buy some user-created software to bypass them and even that's complicated enough. Even thunderbolt has issue with this(also m2) that limiting the pcie bandwidth crippling the performance. Im now happy with the new thunderbolt 4 though that works kinda like a pcie hub with the gpd 3 although i didn't use it as much as before.

  • Scott Prazak
    Scott Prazak9 天 前

    I don't like your sponsor.

  • thomas thompson sunshinescopes
    thomas thompson sunshinescopes9 天 前

    Anthony is a legend

  • KineticBongos
    KineticBongos9 天 前

    We got SomeOrdinaryGamers in an LTT video. We GOT’EM bois

  • ViralBox
    ViralBox9 天 前

    y do i never had code 43? i am passing through to qemu64.

  • forsmarc
    forsmarc9 天 前

    Was Anthony sick the day this video was set to be recorded?

  • Fms
    Fms9 天 前

    What about the chiller?

  • wardope
    wardope9 天 前

    so basically you can run a mining rig on your pc and at the same time run it on a VM and basically get double Hashing power. as long as the Graphic card has enough Vram? I'm going to test this! because theoretically, you would be able to do 100Mhs on an RTX 3060.

  • Gio Manangan
    Gio Manangan9 天 前

    Linus im a fan from ph if you have a spare gpu can you give it to me because the price of a gpu in ph is insanely high

  • Oleg Nykolyn
    Oleg Nykolyn9 天 前

    Wow! I've been updating QEMU setup yesterday and got surprised that Nvidia driver didn't break...and here's the reason, this is simply amazing ^__^

  • Barra Radiansyah
    Barra Radiansyah10 天 前

    I understand not a single sentence in this video

  • Blyaticon
    Blyaticon10 天 前

    The methods used to play R6 are a little hard to get working properly, but they work at least. But yeah it's a pain in the ass

  • Young Leo
    Young Leo10 天 前

    the comparison at 1:30 should be 3090 vs quadro A6000 (instead of A5000)

  • Beefsticks Wellington
    Beefsticks Wellington10 天 前

    Ah Nvidia, a history of BS. Makes me appreciate AMD a bit more...

  • Abilon
    Abilon10 天 前

    i love the colour pallet of the ltt vids

  • Jeff Sadowski
    Jeff Sadowski10 天 前

    Loving pci pass through :-)

  • Always Skeptical
    Always Skeptical10 天 前

    Water bottle box on fleek linus, apple esq props

  • T3zlaGM
    T3zlaGM10 天 前

    seeing muta here made me smile

  • Anna Joan
    Anna Joan10 天 前

    Mrs Jane is legit and her method works like magic I keep on earning every single week with her new strategy

  • johnb johnb

    johnb johnb

    9 天 前


  • Patricia Richard

    Patricia Richard

    10 天 前

    How much exactly does she make of you in every trade

  • John Roger

    John Roger

    10 天 前

    Wow I can brag about this... Mrs Jane has managed my account in such a way wining is the only standard I know

  • Mark Robert

    Mark Robert

    10 天 前

    Trade with her and remember to share testimonies with others

  • Mark Robert

    Mark Robert

    10 天 前

    Mrs Jane has brought me out of the wrenches and to a better living through trading options, I encourage newbies to trade with her

  • Lukas RC FPV
    Lukas RC FPV11 天 前

    Still waiting for your PC Build Video for Music Production

  • Mi Ceo
    Mi Ceo11 天 前

    HI Linus Tech Tips, I thought this was was gonna be about DX12 multigpu with different gpus working together :)

    SUPERTECH 0911 天 前

    How do you make your intro

  • D
    D11 天 前

    Better late than never is a great dystopian culture slogan.

  • World Theory
    World Theory11 天 前

    "Is Nvidia turning over a new leaf?" I'm still waiting for open source Nvidia drivers. In my opinion, only having closed source drivers provided, is like a subtle form of planned obsolescence. Because new developments happen in Linux that require the updates to the driver. But Nvidia doesn't keep updating their drivers forever. So when they stop, Nvidia cards slowly become more incompatible with newer versions of linux. But as we can see with AMD's open source drivers for Linux, the community can make updates to the drivers when AMD drops support, keeping old cards functional in new OS versions. AMD GPUs age like fine wine in Linux. Nvidia GPUs age like milk. I suppose the reverse engineered, open source Nvidia drivers by the community are like powdered milk in this analogy. It takes work to give milk a longer shelf life, but the result is unappealing compared to the fresh milk, and it's just bad compared to well aged wine. But AMD make their Linux drivers open source despite the potential lost profits of people being able to continue using their old GPUs, and the fact that their competitors can look over their drivers for things to steal. The only problem I have with AMD drivers, is that they have a reputation for being pretty bad when a new corresponding GPU is released. It takes a while for them to get good.

  • Droid V
    Droid V11 天 前

    A Noctua themed PC would be cool. Like using the light and dark brown colors on the case, PSU cables and stuff like that. With A LOT of classic brown Noctua fans oc.

  • Michael Barnard
    Michael Barnard11 天 前

    I started watching this video expecting an obligatory "Linus Torvalds flipping the bird to Nvidia" scene. Was not dissapointed!

  • Arno nümuss
    Arno nümuss11 天 前

    So I should use a amd and nvidia gpu, while I can't buy either. Brilliant.

  • Oberschlesien
    Oberschlesien11 天 前

    I wish you a happy life.

  • Blue_Ducky
    Blue_Ducky11 天 前

    GPU pass through is also great if your a cross-platform developer, and especially if you're dealing with graphics-related software. Being able to test how different graphics drivers from both AMD/Nvidia on different OS's behave with your code is crucial, especially if you are dealing with a bug report from someone with a different system configuration than your own host. Unsurprisingly, Nvidia's Linux drivers causes a lot of issues, so this allows me to test them without having to run Nvidia on my main Linux host. The Error 43 workarounds have worked pretty smoothly for me, but it's nice to finally see it being supported as an official feature.

  • Some One
    Some One11 天 前

    The sound doesnt fit the Environment linus is in. I think a little reverb is missing..

  • Conaugh Parker
    Conaugh Parker11 天 前

    Minor correction "Quad core was as high as it went on the desktop and would stay that way til 2017" - except the screenshot at 7:02 shows a 5820k which was a 6-core cpu released in 2014

  • Lost Network
    Lost Network11 天 前

    thank you for making this video

  • Crissyfox Does Stuff
    Crissyfox Does Stuff11 天 前

    i got error 43 once and i have never used a VM

  • Christopher Sawtelle
    Christopher Sawtelle11 天 前

    your 3090 would look great in my computer, just saying LTT.. For those who cant get one, we try any way we can to get one.

  • NunuKnowsTheWay
    NunuKnowsTheWay12 天 前

    As a gamer I consider this a bad thing, most modern undetected cheats run on virtual machines as the host pc can extract data and even if the cheats don’t directly inject into the game on the VM it can be used as a packet radar or ESP. Many games have been ruined by users running these cheats so companies like battleye were forced to take action to stop these cheaters. The more adoption there is the easier it will be for cheat developers to hide their cheats on VM’s and get away with it.

  • DeltaTUF
    DeltaTUF12 天 前

    Wait a sec... is that a Radeon card and an nvidia card in the same system??

  • Rohan Mittal
    Rohan Mittal12 天 前

    Hackers:- Mordern problem requires modern solution

  • Liam Rose
    Liam Rose12 天 前

    0:19 As I look at my GeForce GT 710 literally laying on my desk.

  • Jimmy Jango
    Jimmy Jango12 天 前

    LOL petrol engine sound on an electric car ha ha!

  • Clifton Norton
    Clifton Norton12 天 前

    Amiga was able to emulate Atari, Mac, and McDOS before 1990. And do it simultaneously.

  • Jacob Brenner
    Jacob Brenner12 天 前

    Using a 3070 as a cat is the biggest flex of 2021

  • Hexados
    Hexados12 天 前

    Can’t wait for the 3000 series Titan

  • matt
    matt12 天 前

    Imagine having Linus money and owning a Hyundai 😂

  • UwU
    UwU12 天 前


  • First Last
    First Last12 天 前

    CNboth’s new resolution menu sucks!

  • Tech_ 49FPV
    Tech_ 49FPV12 天 前

    I have a 1060/3 i5/5500 16g ram. I dont understand why sometimes the stupidest shit, like opening a JPG, either takes FOREVER or "quick" lol

  • Kablooey
    Kablooey12 天 前

    I've done passthrough. Fun stuff unless you're using nvidia gpus exclusively

  • fergus ferguson
    fergus ferguson12 天 前

    How about Nvidia passes through some GPU's to the average mug who wants to buy one, and not just passing them through to scalpers, pre-builders, and miners.

  • SayWhat?
    SayWhat?12 天 前

    The only credit due is to AMD for forcing their competitors to abandon artificial limitations they imposed to charge more.

  • Dr Q
    Dr Q12 天 前

    > This was one of the first middle fingers to the Linux community How about not making an open-source Linux driver? Or making Nouveau team's life a nightmare?

  • karl haxthausen
    karl haxthausen12 天 前

    Gee, another bs clickbaity title. Screw off. #boycutlttuntiltheyuserealtitles

  • Burner Burner
    Burner Burner12 天 前

    Can someone please pause the 3D printer in the background!!!!

  • Evangeliman
    Evangeliman12 天 前

    Oh I thought this was was gonna be about DX12 multigpu with different gpus working together

  • Dominik Schmid
    Dominik Schmid12 天 前

    Hehe... From head to.... b***s 🤣 #Sponsor ad

  • adrian.joker13
    adrian.joker1312 天 前

    this music thoughh :'D

  • Vanz Who?
    Vanz Who?12 天 前

    just waiting for that work around for bitcoin miners inflating the prices called a "heatwave"

  • Kwaite Funi
    Kwaite Funi12 天 前

    New leaf same tree. LMAO

    UNBEATABLE 2.012 天 前

    the perfect background does't exist............................................

  • Synaptik
    Synaptik12 天 前

    only if I could actually buy a graphics card.

  • Vincenzo Crawford
    Vincenzo Crawford12 天 前

    Now all we need is for AMD to fix their X399 platform GPU passthrough issues.

  • Ozzymand
    Ozzymand12 天 前

    I've been wanting to switch from Windows to Linux and have a Win VM for so long, this is only pushing me more and more into doing this! Thanks nvidia

  • Nice Try Bro
    Nice Try Bro12 天 前

    I like turtles

  • Ahman Millener
    Ahman Millener12 天 前

    But they burned a lot of bridges and Microsoft help a whole lot. Ion my opinion it was probably Microsoft who was trying to kill linux. God forbid Microsoft have compitition in the game industry. Even though releasing xbox was great at kicking themselves in the nuts.

  • KaraLoop
    KaraLoop12 天 前

    Yeah, I'm running a setup like this on a 3960X Threadripper. RTX 2070 Super for Linux, GTX 980 for Windows. Guess what? Now the strx40 chipset is right under two graphics cards that default to zero fanspeed mode. And the chipset fan that would under normal circumstances rarely turn on at all has to run not only more frequently but also faster. Which ends up producing the ONLY audible noise of the water cooled CPU and otherwise well ventilated system. Linus, Alex! Halph! How about a project about those pesky X570 and sTRX40/80 chipset fans?

  • KaraLoop


    12 天 前

    Oh, and about looking-glass and scream (you'll need the latter for audio): runs perfectly fine at 4K@60. But beware, it only shows Windows output so there's some short hiccup when you need privilege escalation (UAC prompts) and when the display is outside the Windows system (bootup/reboot/some upgrades that are done on shutdown or reboot). Nothing major, runs through without problem, you just don't see it. If you jack in a monitor into the passthrough card you can still watch all the otherwise invisible magic. :) Love the setup, highly recommended.

  • Zeyrozi
    Zeyrozi12 天 前


  • Agência Parque
    Agência Parque12 天 前

    Hey Linus, how can I make quick transfers from Windows to my NAS? Today: 20 hours for just 2 TB. My NAS: Asustor 4004T

  • Ondrej
    Ondrej12 天 前

    for unraid users: download GPUs bios--> open hex editor and remove header all the way to last digit before it says Nvidia R ( registered mark). save file and link it to the unraid GPU bios folder! works all the time..

  • Jonathan Allbritten
    Jonathan Allbritten12 天 前

    So, first they tried to pull an apple and force people off linux or to buy their Quadros and now they've given up and/or decided the additional sales outweighs trying to manipulate their consumers (likely since AMD is much more linux friendly and Nvidia has been losing that consumer base in waves?)

  • Firerocket
    Firerocket12 天 前

    A Computer Case with tall legs or unfoldable legs. wtf all the pc on floors and no company has made this. idea for sale 50$ come on nzxt

  • RC-14
    RC-1412 天 前

    And that's how they made a 10 minute video about nvidia removing a limitation on GeForce cards... (not that I don't like it)

  • Jordan Brown
    Jordan Brown12 天 前

    When I saw a Radeon and GeForce in the same system in the thumbnail I was hoping this was going to be a video on DirectX 12's multi-gpu function being finally utilized..... I suppose I'll have to keep dreaming....

  • FunkyMonkeyJedi
    FunkyMonkeyJedi12 天 前

    being late to the game may perhaps merit some acknowledgments, but to flat out give appraisals for doing something that shouldn't have been blocked to begin with doesn't negate their business practices. Nvidia might have awesome hardware, but their business practices & ideology discredits any breadcrumbs they might be throwing you now. Going all "YAY Nvidia" and arse kissing doesn't get them a free pass IMHO.

  • Adie Saboe
    Adie Saboe12 天 前

    please sub title indonesia....

  • gameflux
    gameflux12 天 前

    Cool !

  • Perry2186
    Perry218612 天 前

    I was hoping this was going to be about explicit multi adapter when I saw the two different cards in the thumbnail

  • Kri
    Kri12 天 前

    don't dl honey if you care about privacy

  • Joe Loboda
    Joe Loboda12 天 前

    www.ea.com/en-gb/games/battlefield/battlefield-5/news/battlefield-5-pc-guide You should make a video for these specs

  • Average Steve
    Average Steve12 天 前

    Its because of mining