Nvidia’s Andrew has just informed us about the latest ForceWare drivers that are currently available. The new ForceWare 295.73 come with performance improvements and native SSAO support to Skyrim, as well as SSAO support for Diablo III beta. ForceWare 295.73 feature a lot of updated SLI profiles for games like Afterfall: InSanity, F1 2011, Mass Effect 3, The Darkness II and WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011. You can view the release notes and the download links after the jump.
Nvidia ForceWare 295.73 WHQL Changelog:
New & Updated SLI Profiles:
•Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
•Mass Effect 3
•Red Faction: Armageddon
•The Darkness II
•WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011
New & Updated 3D Vision Profiles:
•Afterfall: Insanity – Rated Fair
•Alan Wake – Rated Poor
•ANNO 2070 – Rated Not Recommended
•Apache: Air Assault – Rated Fair
•Black Prophecy – Rated Not Recommended
•Chaos Online – Rated Fair
•Choplifter HD – Rated Good
•Cities XL 2012 – Rated Good
•Da Vinci Online – Rated Fair
•Dino D-Day – Rated Good
•DotA 2 – Rating upgraded to Fair
•Dungeon and Dragons: Daggerdale – Rated Fair
•Edge – Rated Excellent
•Ferrari Project – Rated Not Recommended
•Fractal – Rated Excellent
•FreeStyle 2 – Rated Good
•Insane 2 – Rated Excellent
•King Arthur II – Rated Not Recommended
•Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – Rated Fair
•Kong Fu Ying Xiong – Rated Fair
•Love Beat – Rated Good
•Marvel Super Hero Squad Online – Rated Good
•Microsoft Flight – Rated Fair
•Perpetuum – Rated Fair
•Post Apocalyptic Mayhem – Rated Fair
•Prototype 2 – Rated Fair
•Q.U.B.E. – Rated Excellent
•Quan Qiu Shi Ming – Rated Excellent
•Red Bull X-Fighters – Rated Excellent
•rFactor 2 (mod mode) – Rated Good & Updated Convergence
•Risen 2: Dark Waters – Rated Fair
•Saints Row: The Third – Rated Not Recommended
•Shadow Company: Left for Dead – Rated Not Recommended
•Special Force – Rated Good
•Tera – Rated Good
•The Adventures of Tintin – Rated Good
•The First Templar – Rated Fair
•The Haunted Halls Reach – Rated Excellent
•Top Gun: Hard Lock – Rated Not Recommended
•Tropico 4 – Rated Good
•Worms Blast – Rated Good
Other Miscellaneous Additions
•295.73 WHQL adds support for 3D Vision windowed mode on DLP HDTVs and on Optimized for GeForce passive 3D monitors.
•Includes updated PhysX 9.12.0209 System Software for improved compatibility and performance in Alice: Madness Returns and Batman: Arkham City.
•Enables WHQL-certified support for NVIDIA Surround on Intel X79 SLI-certified motherboards.
•Fixes instances of texture corruption/artifacts in Battlefield 3 when memory constrained (typically on 1GB or less graphics cards running Ultra settings and high resolutions).
Nvidia users can download these drivers from here.
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