Driver update: GeForce Game Ready Driver 418.81 WHQL




Nvidia has released new stable GeForce drivers. The drivers carry version number 418.81 WHQL, are suitable for Windows 7 and higher and can be used on maps based on the Kepler architecture or newer. This edition shows, among other things, performance improvements when using G-Sync and SLI on cards equipped with a Pascal or Maxwell GPU. There is also support for some mobile GeForce RTX gps and the Port Royal test of Futuremark 3DMark. The changelog of course also shows bugfixes and a handful of problems that are already known, but for which there is no solution yet. The complete release notes are below:

New Features
Implemented performance improvements on multiple titles, such as Witcher 3 when using G-SYNC and SLI on Pascal and Maxwell GPUs.

Gaming Technology
Includes support for new GeForce RTX laptops, and delivers the optimum performance in Futuremark’s 3DMark Port Royal benchmark, which is the new feature test for NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS).

Added or updated SLI profiles:
Assetto Corsa Competizione – AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 – AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
Life is Strange Season 2 – AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
NBA 2K19 – AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
Space Hulk Tactics – AFR enabled for Turing GPU
Fixed Issues in this Release
[Gamestream] [OS HDR]: Stream is not set to launch in HDR despite having HDR display attached to the PC and client. [2467526]
[GeForce Experience]: Share FPS overlay appears in the Twitter UWP app from the Microsoft Store. [2465033]
[G-SYNC]: Flickering may occur in games if G-SYNC is enabled. [2399845]
[G-SYNC]: With G-SYNC enabled, after hot-pugging a G-SYNC display and then a G-SYNC Compatible display, the right half of the G-SYNC Compatible display may go blank. [200484819]
Windows 10 Open Issues
[GeForce RTX 20 series]: Event ID 14 error appears in event viewer logs when Digital Vibrance setting is changed. [2488424]
[SLI] [Shadow of the Tomb Raider] [G-SYNC]: Flickering occurs when launched with SLI, HDR, and G-SYNC enabled [200467122]
[G-SYNC]: With a G-SYNC and G-SYNC Compatible display connected in clone mode, flashing occurs on games played on the G-SYNC display with G-SYNC enabled. [200482157]
[HDR] [Ni no Kuni 2]: Enabling HDR causes the application to crash when launched. [2483952]
[ARK Survival]: Multiple errors and then blue-screen crash may occur when playing the game. [2453173]
[Batman: Arkham Origins]: PhysX fog renders incorrectly [2451459]
[Firefox]: Cursor shows letter corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR) is not available for monitors with 4k2k timings. [2496987]
Random desktop flicker occurs on some multi-display PCs [2453059]
Geforce Rtx 2080 Ti

Version number 418.81 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
File size 548.00MB
License type Freeware


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