0 Replies Latest reply on Mar 17, 2010 2:12 PM by ruffhouseutah

    New Nvidia beta driver available: 197.13

    ruffhouseutah Level 1

      Nvidia has a new set of beta drivers out (197.13) that fixes problems with the 196.75 set, plus adds some new capabilities. Maybe it can help solve some of the PE8 GPU bugs we've been reading about in this forum...

       

      To get it, go here: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us and do a search.

       

      Please report any improvements/problems to us all! I will be trying it tonight!

       

      Included in this release:

       

    • Adds support for Next Generation ION.
    • Adds support for GeForce GT 320, GeForce GT 330, and GeForce GT 340.
    • Upgrades PhysX System Software to version 9.10.0129.
    • Upgrades HD Audio driver to version 1.0.9.1 (for supported GPUs).
    • Increases performance in several PC games from v196.21 WHQL. The following are examples of measured improvements. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
    •         *  Up to 13% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with a single GPU.
              *  Up to 30% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with SLI technology.
              *  Up to 13% performance increase in H.A.W.X. with single GPU.
              *  Up to 15% performance increase in H.A.W.X. with SLI technology.
              *  Up to 30% performance increase in Left 4 Dead with single GPU.

              *  Up to 28% performance increase in

      Left 4 Dead with SLI technology.

       

      • Adds SLI and multi-GPU support for top new gaming titles including Assassin Creed II, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Command and Conquer 4: Tiberium Twilight, Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes from Liberty City, Mass Effect 2, Napoleon: Total War, and Zombie Driver.
      • Enhanced SLI support for Metro 2033, Supreme Commander 2, Unigine, and World of Warcraft.
      • Adds override anti-aliasing support for Mass Effect 2.
      • Includes numerous bug fixes. Refer to the release notes on the documentation tab for information about the key bug fixes in this release.
      • Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.