Nvidia have released a new beta version of their universal ForceWare drivers. ForceWare 301.24 Beta come with the implementation of FXAA and Adaptive Vsync, the addition of FXAA support, and with a performance boost that is up to 23% in several top PC games. As always, these new drivers add new (or updated) SLI and 3D profiles for a lot of games. You can find the key features, as well as the download link, below. Enjoy!
GeForce ForceWare 301.24 Beta Key Features:
•Boosts performance in several top PC games by up to 23 percent with a single GPU (tested on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim) and by up to 23 percent with SLI (tested on Just Cause 2), when compared with the R295 drivers. Read our R300 article on GeForce.com for details and a complete list of performance increases.
•Adds NVIDIA FXAA technology to the NVIDIA Control Panel, enabling ultra-fast anti-aliasing (up to 60 percent faster than MSAA).
•Enables NVIDIA Adaptive VSync, which provides a smoother gaming experience by dynamically enabling and disabling vertical sync based on your current frame rate.
•Enables NVIDIA Frame Rate Target in third-party applications, like EVGA Precision X, for automatic and dynamic adjustment of frame rate to a user-specified target.
•Introduces several new NVIDIA Surround capabilities: •Add a fourth accessory display for access to email, web, or other applications while you game.
•Maximize an application to a single physical display when in Surround mode.
•Confine the Windows Taskbar to the center display.
•Enable bezel peeking to temporarily peek behind the monitor bezels when using bezel-corrected resolutions.
•Add or remove resolution settings from the list of Surround resolutions.
•Full center display acceleration for single-wide display modes.
•Adds or updates NVIDIA SLI support for numerous new games such as Alan Wake (previously enabled via NVIDIA Update in R295 drivers), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Risen 2: Dark Waters and more.
•Adds or updates NVIDIA 3D Vision support for several new games such as Oil Rush (rated 3D Vision Ready), Rayman Origins (rated Good), and Wargame: European Escalation (rated Good).
Those interested can download the drivers from here.
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