GeForce 320.00 Beta Drivers Released, Boost Performance By Up To 20% In Several Games

Nvidia has released a set of drivers for its GPUs. The GeForce 320.00 Beta drivers come with a performance boost for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games. In addition, this new set of drivers features updated SLI profiles for Resident Evil 6, Trackmania 2: Canyon and Natural Selection 2, as well as new SLI profiles for GRID 2, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Dead Island: Riptide.
Those interested can download these new drivers from here.
And here is the changelog for the GeForce 320.00 Beta:
New in GeForce R319 Drivers
Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 20% for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 314.22 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:
GeForce GTX 660:
-Up to 20% in Dirt: Showdown
-Up to 18% in Tomb Raider
-Up to 8% in StarCraft II
-Up to 6% in Sniper Elite V2
-Up to 6% in Metro 2033
-Up to 6% in Far Cry 3
-Up to 6% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution
-Up to 5% in F1 2012
GeForce GTX 660 SLI:
-Up to 17% in Dirt: Showdown
-Up to 18% in Tomb Raider
-Up to 9% in Assassin’s Creed III
-Up to 7% in StarCraft II
-Up to 6% in Far Cry 3
-Up to 6% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution
-Up to 6% in Battlefield 3
-Up to 5% in BioShock: Infinite
-Up to 5% in F1 2012
SLI Technology
-Added SLI profile for Alien Fear
-Added SLI profile for Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
-Added SLI profile for Dead Island: Riptide
-Added SLI profile for Dragon Sword
-Added SLI profile for Neverwinter
-Added SLI profile for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
-Added SLI profile for GRID 2
-Added SLI profile for Human Head 2
-Added SLI profile for Remember Me
-Added SLI profile for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct
-Updated SLI profile for Natural Selection 2
-Updated SLI profile for Resident Evil 6
-Updated SLI profile for Trackmania 2: Canyon
Windows Vista/Windows 7 Fixed Issues
-The Windows 7 Magnifier window flickers. [1058231]
-Games default to stereoscopic 3D mode after installing the driver. [1261633]
-[GeForce 330M][Notebook]: The display goes blank when rebooting the notebook
after installing the driver. [1239252]
-[Crysis 3]: There are black artifacts in the game. [1251495]
-[Dirt 3]: When ambient occlusion is enabled, there is rendering corruption in the game while in split-screen mode. [1253727]
-[3DTV Play][Mass Effect]: The NVIDIA Control Panel “override antialiasing” setting does not work when stereoscopic 3D is enabled [1220312]
-[Microsoft Flight Simulator]: Level D Simulations add-on aircraft gauges are not drawn correctly. [899771]
-[GeForce 500 series][Stereoscopic 3D][Two World 2]: The application crashes when switching to windowed mode with stereoscopic 3D enabled. [909749]
-[GeForce 660 Ti][All Points Bulletin (APB) Reloaded]: The game crashes occasionally, followed by a black/grey/red screen. [1042342]
-[Geforce GTX 680][Red Orchestra 2 Heroes of Stalingrad]: Red-screen crash occurs after exiting the game. [1021046]
-[GeForce 6 series][Final Fantasy XI]: TDR crash occurs in the game when using the Smite of Rage ability. [1037744]
-[SLI][Surround][GeForce GTX Titan][Tomb Raider]: There is corruption in the game and the system hangs when played at high resolution and Ultra or Ultimate settings. [1254359]
-[3D Surround, SLI], GeForce 500 Series: With Surround enabled, all displays may not be activated when selecting Activate All Displays from the NVIDIA Control Panel->Set SLI Configuration page. [905544]
-[SLI][Starcraft II][3D Vision]: The game crashes when run with 3D Vision enabled.[1253206]
-[SLI][GeForce GTX 680][Tomb Raider (2013)]: The game crashes and TDR occurs while running the game at Ultra settings. [1251578]
-[SLI][Starcraft II][3D Vision]: The game crashes when played with 3D Vision and SLI enabled. [1253206]
-[SLI][Call of Duty: Black Ops 2]: The player emblems are not drawn correctly. [1248778]
Windows 8 Fixed Issues
-[Pinball FX2]: The game crashes when played in high-graphics or high-details mode.

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