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Default New GPU Drivers for Nexus 5 || Compatible with Android 4.4 || Updated 6.24.14

Qualcomm Snapdragon!

Updated GPU Drivers for the N5!


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The Nexus 5 has is a powerful device packed with a Snapdragon 2.3ghz CPU and an Adreno 320 GPU that makes your daily activities and gaming a breeze. Well, over the last couple of months of 2014 Qualcomm has been support users with updates to the GPU, improving the graphics, functionality, and stability of your Nexus 5. A benchmark cannot tell you the performance - benchmarks prove none to little about what your GPU is doing, only daily use tells everything.

With these drivers there will be less overheating, more stability and an easier flow of your day


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Here you will find official links and details about Qualcomm's Project and Developer Resources.

Driver Release Notes
June 24: User Mode Driver
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This release contains a developer preview of the user-mode driver binaries for Qualcomm’s Adreno 3xx GPU on Nexus 5, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 devices running Google Android 4.4.3 KitKat. It has been tested with the KOT49H factory image. This release is intended only for developers, and does not meet our customer release quality. Refer to the included release notes for a list of fixes and enhancements.
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Here is like the XDA of Qualcomm, remember you need to be a developer and have a registered Qualcomm ID.

Main Page: Qualcomm Developer Network Forums
Adreno Specific: Mobile Gaming & Graphics
Resource & Tools Downloads: https://developer.qualcomm.com/mobil...-and-resources


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Here they are, download them now! They are flashable
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June 24: http://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=23578570567715221
Thanks! @Medel-Silver


Revert to Stock
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If things don't work out, you can always flash back the default drivers!

Heres a zip to restore drivers back to stock by @Hammer_Of_The_Gods:
Download it from Dropbox or Google Drive.
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-Add OpenCL libraries.
-Fix an issue with return statements in the middle of GLSL shaders causing a GPU hang.
-Fix a performance regression in VBO validation.
-Improve accuracy of Renderscript kernel execution duration measurements.
-Fix crashes in some dEQP test cases.
-Improve support for GL_RGB10_A2UI textures in Adreno Profiler.
-Fix intermittent pink color tinting with certain WebGL content.
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I haven't tried, but it might since its a hardware driver
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Flashed on Purity rom (AOSP based rom) without any issues...

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I just flashed it on Mahdi ROM

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
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Flashed on Purity rom (AOSP based rom) without any issues...

Great, I will make a rom Compatibility list also As more confirmation comes
 
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I can confirm it working with kangakat and liscio
 
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Just confirming what was said above. Works fine on both Purity and Mahdi

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