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OpenGL Nvidia and Bindless Texture

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Does anyone know what is the minimum model for a nVidia graphics card to support Bindless Textures?

I have a nVidia 820m graphics card on my laptop, supports OpenGL 4.5 Core, and it seems like it does not support bindless textures. 
 

 

glxinfo | grep "bindless"
only returns the following two:
- GL_NV_bindless_multi_draw_indirect, 
- GL_NV_bindless_multi_draw_indirect_count
 
I also checked using GLEW_NV_bindless_texture and GLEW_ARB_bindless_texture, they both returned false.
 
Its quite surprising that my card supports most of the "modern" extensions but not bindless textures.
Edited by OzgurEra

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Fermi chips do not support bindless textures. On the Nvidia side you need a Kepler or newer (=Maxwell). Unfortunately the architectures are hard to tell from the chip/card name - as wintertime pointed out, your chip is still a Fermi which means that you are out of luck here :(

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