Back around mid-March, Nvidia released its game ready GeForce 347.88 WHQL driver, the recommended driver for Battlefield Hardline players, which coincided with the release. At the time, Nvidia also launched its new flagship graphics card, the GeForce Titan X. Everything seemed to go to plan, except that some gamers began complaining that the new drivers were causing crashes in Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition. If you're one of them, you may find relief in Nvidia's GeForce 350.05 hotfix.
Electronics Arts' highly anticipated Battlefield Hardline game released to PC (and consoles) yesterday, and with it Nvidia has a new WHQL driver release, version 347.88, that it says will ensure you'll have the best possible gaming experience in EA's latest title. The new driver also comes right as Nvidia officially releases its newest flagship graphics card, the GeForce Titan X (check out our review of the Titan X here).
Nvidia says its been working with publisher 2K Games and developer Turtle Rock Studios to make Evolve "awesome on the PC." Part of that means a new driver release -- Nvidia's Game Ready 347.52 WHQL drivers are now available to download, offering day one support for the anticipated shooter. The latest driver package also contains one-click game setting optimizations within GeForce Experience.
Microsoft released new firmware updates for its Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro tablets on Thursday. A quick comparison of the latest change notes on each tablet’s respective update history page shows that it is the Surface Pro 3 that has received the most love this time around, with Microsoft making available updated drivers for the tablet’s onboard Intel HD graphics, Wireless Network Controller, Bluetooth, Surface Home Button, and more.
For best performance in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
Standard warning always applies to pre-release software and drivers -- if you'e running a mission critical rig or otherwise need to minimize the risk of buggy behavior, then stay away. Savvy? For everyone else, especially those who want to live on the cutting edge, be advised that Nvidia just made its GeForce Game Ready driver, release 347.09, available to download in beta form.
Incremental update boosts performance in Far Cry 4
Nvidia's been on a driver-releasing frenzy lately. Following two prior GeForce driver releases already this month, Nvidia has now made available its GeForce 344.75 WHQL driver, its third release in as many weeks. As with previous versions, the focus here is on new games --specifically, installing the GeForce 344.75 driver is supposed to offer the best gaming performance for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Crew, and World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor.
New driver boosts performance in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
A new "GeForce Game Ready" driver is available for GeForce GPU owners. Baked into the 344.60 WHQL release are tweaks intended to improve performance in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, along with updates to the PhysX system software, HD audio driver, CUDA, and GeForce experience. Beyond that, there are a bunch of new and/or updated application profiles, 3D Vision profiles, and 3D compatibility mode support.
So, you've gone out and acquired one or two of Nvidia's new Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980 or GTX 970 graphics cards, is that right? As our benchmarks show, you'll be happy with your purchase, and you may even see better results than we did when applying the latest WHQL-certified drivers. No need to wait -- Nvidia's GeForce 344.16 WHQL drivers are now to available to download and install.
Latest GeForce drivers add a bunch of SLI profiles
Attention GeForce graphics card owners -- you can now download new GeForce 340.52 WHQL drivers from Nvidia's website, or update automatically through GeForce Experience. Either way, new drivers are available, and with them, you can take advantage of GameStream technology to stream PC games to the new Shield tablet, which launches today to e-tailers and retailers, Nvidia says.
Starting with AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, AMD is no longer support Windows 8
AMD has made available to download its new Catalyst 14.7 drivers in Release Candidate form. Be advised that if you're rocking Windows 8.0 instead of Windows 8.1, you can't use these drivers -- AMD stopped supporting Windows 8 as of its Catalyst 14.6 Beta release. For everyone else, you're good to go with this latest release, provided you're interested in RC drivers.