Posts Tagged ‘Drivers’

BF3: Improved Beta driver from NVIDIA

Nvidia released a fresh beta driver with focus on Battlefield 3 players. New in Version 285.79 Includes several bug fixes and performance improvements for Battlefield 3. Fixes cases of irregular performance (stuttering) primarily seen on DirectX 10 GPUs. The fix improves the performance of both DX10 and DX11 GPUs. Fixes shadow map corruption seen with […]

BF3: Special BF3 beta Nvidia driver announced

Nvidia announced a special driver for Geforce graphics cards, that is taylormade for Battlefield 3. It will be released on Sept. 26 – just one day before the beta is released. They want to avoid the performance problems Nvidia had with Bad Company 2. Check for drivers here: Download article as PDF

Nvidia 196.75 may grill your GPU

If you are using a Nvidia graphics card with driver version 196.75, you should be careful:

Blizzard found out, that there is a bug in that video-driver, that has negative effects on your GPU-cooler control.
In the worst case, your video-card is grilled.

They recommend to go back to version 196.21.
The errors show up with WarCraft 3, World of WarCraft or StarCraft 2 Beta.